Top 30 youtube memes of All Time

Have you ever wondered what YouTube Meme is? To make it clear, let's first see what meme, internet meme and also YouTube meme are.

What Is a 'Meme'?

A "meme" is a virally transmitted cultural symbol, style or social idea. A meme behaves like a flu or a virus, spreads from person to person rapidly, but transmitting an idea instead of a life form.

In 1976, Richard Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist first introduced the word “Meme” in his book “The Selfish Gene”. The word “Meme” derived from the Greek word “mimema” means “something imitated”.

What Is an 'Internet Meme'?

YouTube Meme

Top 30 youtube memes of all time

In this article you will find top 30 most popular and best youtube memes including classical as well as newer ones in YouTube.

#1. Ylvis: What Does the Fox Say?

“What sound do foxes make?” question asks by Ylvis, a Norwegian comedy and music duo. Sure that, they not only provide the answer, but present it via a dance video that has gone to viral in recent. This meme could be the new “Gangnam Style” music video.

Reason of Popularity: a senseless song that is so addictive

#2. Gangnam Style, by Rapper Psy

The Gangnam Style, a pop song, is one of the most liked video in Youtube history. The song was released by Psy, a South Korean rapper, in July, 2012. In this video, Psy perform a funny dance style. The “Gangnam Style” itself is a parody with individual’s ideas with the Gangnam Region inside the town Seoul.

Reason of Popularity: For peculiar 560 style

#3. The Double Rainbow

Double rainbows also achieved status of meme. Paul Vasquez uploaded a video of double rainbow in the Yosemite Mountains and people flocked to his Youtube page to leave comments.

Reason of Popularity:  As a natural beauty

#4. Rickroll Someone

It is a prankster meme. People will claim to send important business links in email, but they are sending links of Rick Astley music video from the 1980’s.

Reason of Popularity: Prankster video.

#5. Bad Romance, by Lady Gaga

This is one of the most watched Youtube video of all time. Have more than 455 million views. This video song by Lady Gaga is paired with some beautiful costumes, and hypnotizing dance moves.

Reason of Popularity:  For beautiful costumes, and hypnotizing dance moves.

#6. Mr. Rogers Remixed: Garden of Your Mind

Mr. Fred Rogers was an influence for millions of youth. His PBS (Public Broadcasting System) show accelerates scientific curiosity, multiculturalism and a real hope for the future.

There is difference between other meme is that, this video is thoughtful and non fleshy.

Reason of Popularity: Thoughtful, non fleshy and educational video.

#7. NONONO Cat

NONONO Cat is a lovely long haired cat from Russia. In this video, he was afraid seeing a young child. Then he begins to speak in like English, repeating the word “No” for several times. It is one of the much liked video meme, especially amongst animal lovers.

Reason of Popularity: Sickness for pet.

#8. OK, Go! The White Knuckles Music Video

“OK, Go” an internet music group, is specialized in sharing their music through oddball choreography. This is adorable video meme of dogs. Animal lovers are really enjoying this meme!

Reason of Popularity: Loving the animal.

#9. Numa Numa Dance

Lip syncing + Moldovan pop music + weird 560 = instant viral hit. That was true for the Numa Numa video. Gary Brolsma, the star of the Numa Numa meme, has won the hearts of viewers. He entertains viewers with his moves to the song “Dragostea”.

Reason of Popularity: Lip syncing, Moldovan pop music, weird 560

#10. Star Wars Kid

In 2003, Star Wars Kid was uploaded in Youtube. In this video, a Canadian high school student filmed himself using golf ball retriever. His classmates uploaded the video to the internet, and then he had to move and changes his name to get rid of from constant harassment. Though, the video have a happy ending.

Reason of Popularity: Example of internet fame can gone wrong.

#11. David After the Dentist

David is a 7 years old boy who just had removed his tooth. After the recovered from general anesthesia, he looks totally confused. His funny lines such as “Is this real life?” was most popular. In 2009, this video was the 2nd most watched video at YouTube.

Reason of Popularity: For questioning about life and his medicated condition.

#12. NONONO Cat

Evolution of Dance, by comedian Judson Laipply, is a one of most viral YouTube video. It is 6 minutes video consists of 12 famous dance songs from 1956 to 2000. It has received more than 70 million views within 8 months from uploaded in 2006.

Reason of Popularity: This video is figure out how to spoof many real move styles of the 20th and 21st centuries.

#13. Onyxia Raid: 'More Dots'

This is amateur video recording of a World of Warcraft gamer who leads his team to attack a large dragon 'Onyxia'. The Romanian raid leader fellow leads a community called 'Wipe Club' in World of Warcraft.

Reason of Popularity: Popular to game loving people.

#14. Achmed the Dead Terrorist

Through this comedy skit, Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has achieved international fame. He parodies terrorism and manages to win the hearts of viewers along with his friend Achmed.

Reason of Popularity: Comedy skit

#15. Angry German Kid

This is a really video of a youngster suffering from very serious anger while playing Unreal Tournament.

Reason of Popularity: Younger suffering in anger.

#16. Charlie Bit Me!

This is a hilarious popular Youtube video uploaded in 2007. This video shows that, two brothers, Harry and Charlie, where Charlie biting his elder brother’s finger.

Reason of Popularity: Love between brothers.

#17. Jizz In My Pants

This is a video from Saturday Night Live and The Lonely Island music group. It is a dance song about male sexual topic.

Reason of Popularity: Dance song about male sexual topic.

#18. Dramatic Chipmunk

This is amateur short video of a rodent making gestures. If you are animal lover, you might like this.

Reason of Popularity: For Love for the animals.

#19. Trololo Man

Trololo song is also sometime known as the Russian Rickroll. Just in a month it has received over 3 million views and numerous remixes were made.

Eduard Khil, Russian singer, born 1934, had no idea after 40 years his song would become so popular.

Reason of Popularity: the lyrics were supposed to be somewhat questionable

#20. Bed Intruder Song

Antoine Dodson, a 24 years old boy, gave an interview to local television about house intrusion and attempted rape of his sister. The interview was itself a quite sensation, but remix by the Gregory Brothers called Bed intruder song made it more popular.

Reason of Popularity: Quite sensational interview.

#21. Chocolate Rain

It is song by Tay Zonday that was uploaded to Youtube on 2007 and rapidly reached the status of web sensation. Like other internet memes, many remixes of Chocolate Rain were made.

Reason of Popularity: Hilarious song.

#22. Dancing Baby

Absolutely, it is one of the oldest video memes of all time. In 1996, the Dancing Baby (Baby Cha-Cha) released which was a 3D animation. The baby even appeared in the Ally McBeal, a popular law drama.

And it is interesting that, there was no Facebook, twitter or other social networks even Google to spread this video. It was almost all done via email.

Reason of Popularity: Animation and peculiar dance.

#23. This Is Sparta!

It is a meme inspired by the cruel and dramatic movie 300 in which King Leonidas, the Spartan King shouts the line before killing a Persian.

Many times this meme has been modified. A “This is Sparta” techno remix has gotten over 20 million views on YouTube.

Reason of Popularity: Cruel and dramatic vedio.

#24. Epic Fail

Fail is normally used as a verb, but on the internet it used as noun meaning a spectacular failure of some sort, specially the opposite of success, or win. Also it can signify disapproval of something.

Youtube has many fail video compilations which show people failing to do something and often getting hurt as a result.

Reason of Popularity: Failure of people.

#25. The Harlem Shake

“Harlem Shake” is a song of unknown producer Bauuer, blew up when some Australian kids uploaded a video of themselves 560 to it. Then, it is meme history.

Reason of Popularity: Interesting song and dance.

#26. Rebecca Black - 'Friday' Music Video

This is the 'worst music video' and 'worst song' ever made, claim that millions of people. But this video has become a viral phenomenon over the world.

Reason of Popularity: Worst music and song.

#27. Leroy Jenkins

This is a World of Warcraft gamer’s meme. In a group of serious players Leory is the careless player. He is renowned for crying.

Reason of Popularity: Interesting character of Leory.

#28. Gas Pump Karaoke Prank

This smile inducing video has become a viral heat. In this video faux newscaster starts conversation with Will and Monifa Sims, two California customers filling up gas in their minivan.

Reason of Popularity: For human talent and infectious spirit.

#29. Laughing Baby

I don’t even think I need to explain this one, but I will. A Swedish man posted a video of his baby laughing to funny sounds like “bing!” It’s adorable, so why wouldn’t the public love it.

Reason of Popularity: Peculiar type of laughing.

#30. Leave Britney Alone

This fake emotional breakdown video by Chris Crocker received more than 2 million views in the first two hours after uploaded. Following the video's premiere, a number of responses, remixes are observed all over the web.

Reason of Popularity: Fake emotion.

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