YouTube has released the top most viewed videos in the US for 2022 and other rankings that serve as a Rewind replacement to one degree or another. The list of YouTube’s top videos in the US “is based on video views uploaded in 2022, excluding shorts, music videos, trailers and children’s videos. One video per author.”

If you’re wondering what the American audience is watching on YouTube, here’s the ranking:

  1. Technoblade: so long nerds (streamer Technoblade died this year due to a disease, his father published a farewell video for fans)
  2. Guardian News: watch the uncensored moment Will Smith smacks Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars, drops F-bomb
  3. Dream: hi, I’m Dream.
  4. NFL: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar & 50 Cent FULL Pepsi SB LVI Halftime Show
  5. MrBeast: I Built Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory!
  6. Mark Rober: Pranks Destroy Scam Callers – GlitterBomb Payback
  7. Jaiden Animations: Being Not Straight
  8. Kane Pixels: The Backrooms (Found Footage)
  9. The Try Guys: what happened.
  10. First We Feast: Millie Bobby Brown Needs a Milkshake

Top 10 most popular YouTube video creators in the US in 2022:

  1. MrBeast – 114 million subscribers;
  2. NichLmao – 18.7 million subscribers;
  3. Airrack – 10.7 million subscribers;
  4. Ryan Trahan – 11.1 million subscribers;
  5. Isaiah Photo – 8 million subscribers;
  6. Brent Rivera – 22.3 million subscribers;
  7. Dan Rhodes – 18.8 million subscribers;
  8. Luke Davidson – 9.31 million subscribers;
  9. CoryxKenshin – 15 million subscribers;
  10. Ian Boggs – 8.07 million subscribers.

Based on 2022 US subscriber data, excluding artists, brands, media companies and children’s content. One channel per creator. Source: Google data, 2022.

Top 10 fastest growing YouTube video creators in the US in 2022:

  1. NichLmao – 18.7 million subscribers;
  2. Airrack – 10.7 million subscribers;
  3. Jooj Natu ENG – 6.03 million subscribers;
  4. Shangerdanger – 4.03 million subscribers;
  5. David The Baker – 2.47 million subscribers ;
  6. Kat – 5.2 million subscribers;
  7. Dayta – 4.39 million subscribers;
  8. Devin Caherly Shorts – 3.61 million subscribers;
  9. MDMotivator – 4.17 million subscribers;
  10. Charles Brockman III (TheOnly CB3) – 2.41 million subscribers.

Only channels with +200% annual growth in 2022 compared to subscribers acquired in 2021 (triple the size). One channel per creator. Source: Google data, 2022.

Top 10 US YouTube Songs of 2022:

  1. Encanto Cast – We Don’t Talk About Bruno
  2. Kodak Black – Super Gremlin
  3. Jessica Darrow –Surface Pressure
  4. Bad Bunny – Tití me pregunto
  5. Future – WAIT FOR U ft. Drake, Tems
  6. Bad Bunny, Chencho Corleone – Me Porto Bonito
  7. Karol G, Becky G – Mamiii
  8. Imagine Dragons x JID – Enemy
  9. Karol G – PROVENZA
  10. Lil Baby – Right On (Official Video)

Ranking of songs that debuted or showed significant annual growth in 2022 by total views in the US (including official music video, lyric video and custom content that uses the full official song) from January 1, 2022 to November 15, 2022. Lists are limited to two songs from the same artist or album.

Top 10 advertising videos on YouTube in the US in 2022:

  1. Amazon (US)
  2. Telecom Egypt (Egypt)
  3. Clash of Clans (US)
  4. Apple (US)
  5. Hyundai Worldwide (US)
  6. Imagine Your Korea (Korea)
  7. HBO Max (US)
  8. Netflix (US)
  9. Chevrolet Brasil (Brazil)
  10. Squarespace (US)

Well, it will be interesting to see and compare it with the results of YouTube in Ukraine, we hope they will be published soon.