Look Back at The Biggest YouTube Momebts in YouTube Rewind 2018

As the cold December dawns upon us, YouTube has given us their compilation of the biggest YouTube sensations for year 2018. YouTube Rewind 2018 captures some of the Internet-breaking moments on YouTube in a creatively set video starring some of the most famous and influential YouTubers.

The annual YouTube Rewind release is an iconic moment where a selected set of YouTubers get to star in a compilation video that almost always goes viral. The 2018 clip released on December 6th already has over 60 million views. The 2017 edition titled ‘Shape of 2017’ in tribute to Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” has over 200 million views. The 2016 edition, too, boasts over 220 million views. The 2018 edition is titled ‘Everyone Controls Rewind’ which has given the power to the YouTubers starring in the video to decide the biggest YouTube moments.

The cast on YouTube Rewind 2018 goes on camping and decide what they want to show us huddled around a campfire.

The cast appearing on the video are;

10Ocupados, Adam Rippon, Afros e Afins por Nátaly Neri, Alisha Marie, Ami Rodriguez,  Anwar Jibawi, AsapSCIENCE, AuthenticGames, BB Ki Vines, Bearhug, Bie The Ska, Bilingirl Chika, Bokyem TV, CajuTV, Casey Neistat, Caspar, Cherrygumms, Collins Key, Dagi Bee, Desimpedidos, Diva Depressão, Dolan Twins, Domics, Dotty TV, Elle Mills, emma chamberlain, Enes Batur, EnjoyPhoenix, EroldStory, FAP TV, FavijTV, Fischer’s, Furious Jumper, Gabbie Hanna, GamingWithKev, GEN HALILINTA, Gongdaesang, gymvirtual, Hannah Stocking, HikakinTV, How Ridiculous, illymation, ItsFunneh, JaidenAnimations, James Charles, John Oliver, Jordindian , Jubilee Media, JukiLop, julioprofe, Katya, Zamolodchikova, Kaykai Salaider , Kelly MissesVlog, Krystal Yam & family ,LA LATA, Lachlan, LaurDIY, Lele Pons, Life, Noggin, Lilly Singh, Liza Koshy, LosPolinesios, Lucas the Spider, Luisito Comunica (Rey Palomo), Luzu, Lyna, Manual do, Mundo, Markiplier, Marques Brownlee, Marshmello, Mason Ramsey, Me Poupe!, Merrell Twins, Michael Dapaah, MissRemiAshten, mmoshaya, Molly Burke, Ms Yeah, Muro Pequeno, Nick Eh 30, NikkieTutorials, Ninja, Noor Stars, 
Pautips, Pinkfong Baby Shark, Pozzi, Primitive Technology, RobleisIUTU, Rosanna Pansino, Rudy Mancuso, Safiya Nygaard, Sam Tsui, amHarveyUK, SHALOM BLAC, Simone Giertz, skinnyindonesian24, Sofia Castro, @StrayRogue and @DitzyFlama (Bongo Cat), sWooZie, Tabbes, Technical Guruji, The Try Guys, TheKateClapp, TheOdd1sOut, Tiền Zombie v4, Trevor Noah, Trixie Mattel, Wengie, WhinderssonNunes, Will Smith, Yammy, Yes Theory.

Will Smith makes a cameo to intro and outro the 2018 video.

Watch YouTube Rewind 2018

Everything from K-Pop, LSD, Fortnite, Marshmello, women empowerment, charities, #KIKIChallenge, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lilly Singh, drag queens, refugees, “I Love It” by Kanye West and Lil Pump, science programs, knowledge and everything in between are showcased in this video. The overall music is set to Cardi B’s massive hit “I Like It.”

It is also interesting to see how they missed the bigges YouTube personality Pewdiepie, Minecraft, PUBG, Donald Glover and many more. There is a wave of criticism raising on this regard too.

Drop a comment below with your opinions on this creative recap on the biggest YouTube moments from 2018.

Did they miss anything? Comment below.

UPDATE: 12/12/2018

YouTube Rewind 2018 is currently the second most disliked video in YouTube history, only falling behind “Baby” by Justin Bieber. This video holds another record for being the most disliked video in 24 hours of release-it’s 4 million dislikes. 

There is an actual live counter that tracks the dislikes on the YouTube Rewind 2018 clip versus “Baby” music video by Justin Bieber. Take a look at who’s winning (or losing).


Adam McDonald

Hi! I am the founder and lead author and editor of Justrandomthings music community. A vast range of personal interests from Hip-Hop to Country to Hard Rock and Punk music will keep you entertained.

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