As the year ends, YouTube Philippines once again looks back at some of the top moments that kept Filipinos entertained in the year that was. Here are the top trending videos that defined the taste and preference of local online viewers in 2019.
1. Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho: Dalaga sa Davao, bakit tila hindi tumatanda?
The No. 1 weekend TV program in the country, the long-running TV news magazine show of the most awarded Filipino news anchor/reporter Jessica Soho talks about a 14-year-old teenage girl in Davao whose ‘baby face’ baffles many. As of this writing, the video has generated almost 19 million views on the video-sharing site.
2. GGV: You Do Note Girl exchanges lines with Andrea and Francine
Sunday-night celebrity talk show Gandang Gabi Vice features viral sensation Marjorry ‘Majo” Lingat, a 10-year-old girl whose viral parody video of a scene from daytime soap opera Kadenang Ginto has been making the rounds on social media.
3. Vhong Navarro humataw ng ‘Love Shot’ kasama ang BoyBand PH
The Hallyu wave takes the country by storm with the infectious beats and dance moves. Noontime show It’s Showtime showcases Vhong Navarro and BoyBand PH members as they dance to EXO’s Love Shot hit.
4. Señorita by Shawn Mendes X Camila Cabello/ Live Love Party
Zumba dance group Live Love Party shares their own choreography to the hit song Señorita by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.
5. Egg Fried Rice: Korean style, a fantastic taste, Episode 7
From the Korean food channel One Meal a Day comes this easy-to-follow video. The entry is among the most-watched of the channel, teaching viewers how to cook a simple egg fried rice.
6. Kill this Love Challenge/ Ranz ad Niana
Siblings Ranz and Niana join the list with their dance challenge video to Korean group Blackpink’s Kill This Love. Younger sister Natalia also joins the dance video.
7. BirdBaks/ JejFlix/ Alex Gonzaga
One of the most popular YouTube creators Alex (Cathy) Gonzaga makes a comedy-parody of hit 2018 drama-thriller Bird Box. The 17-minute comedy skit included cameos from her friends and relatives, including her parents.
8. Vanjoss – My Love Will See You Through/ Blind Auditions/ The Voice Kids Philippines Season 4
The Voice Kids Philippines Season 4 grand champion Vanjoss Bayaban makes the judges turn their chairs on him during the blind auditions of the TV singing contest.
9. Switch It Down Challenge – JIAR/ Geldwyn Fisalbon Amigo
Lifestyle YouTube creator Geldwyn Fisalbon Amigo uploads his version of the dance challenge Switch It Down by JIAr.
10. The Wait Is Over, 24 Hors Jowa Challenge with Hashtag Wilbert (Wag Kang Kiligin)
Content creator and social media star Zeinab Harake collaborates with Hashtags member Wilbert Ross for a 24-hour Jowa Challenge.