YouTube India on Monday announced that Rapper Badshah’s ‘Genda Phool’ was the most-watched music video of the year whereas YouTuber Ajay Nagar, best known as CarryMinati has become the top creator of 2020.
Sharing the news on Twitter, the video-streaming platform wrote, “When the dance floor shifted online, these songs kept the party going. Check out the Top Music Videos of 2020.”
Singer B Praak’s ‘Dil Tod Ke’, Haryanvi Song ‘Feelings’, and two songs of actor Varun Dhawan-starrer Street Dancer 3D — ‘Illegal Weapon 2.0’ and ‘Muqabla’ — also made it to the top 10 most-watched music videos in India.
In the top 10 creator’s list, Nagar is followed by Total Gaming, Techno Gamerz, JKK Entertainment and Ashish Chanchlani Vines.
BB Ki Vines’ ‘Angry Masterji’, television show Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah’s ‘Tapu Proposes To Sonu On Valentines Day!’, and Ashish Chanchlani Vines’ ‘Office Exam Aur Vaccine’ were some of the top trending videos of the year.
The year also saw creators like CA Rachna Phadke, Tanmay Bhat and Vivek Bindra sharing practical tips for financial prudence and investments for individuals and small businesses to combat the economic impact of the pandemic.
Also, creators like Sandeep Maheshwari and Prajakta Koli, popularly known as Mostlysane, highlighted the topic of mental health and self-care, while Bollywood stars like Karthik Aryan used this vast platform to praise the unsung heroes of the pandemic – frontline workers.
With almost the entire population of the country under lockdown to curb infection spread, many people leveraged YouTube to garner a range of new skills and hobbies and upskilled out of necessity.
The list included everything from haircuts to workouts and crisis cooking ideas to cultivating hobbies from scratch, like gardening.