It’s December, and that means end-of-year reviews are coming up! Keep up with us as we upload content on the year’s best and top things, just like with this article.
Starting off is YouTube’s biggest global ads, showing us that although 2017 was filled with a lot of heartbreak and hurtful events, admen and women around the world continued to try and lift our spirits.
This year’s global ads have been filled with a lot of heart, care and goofiness. Surprisingly, a surprise entry this year shattered the competition, coming out of the blue and into our hearts.
10 – Mr. Clean | 2017 Super Bowl Ad | Cleaner of Your Dreams
With over 17.6 million views, this video starts off the list and lifts the mood for the rest of the list.
The cleaning brand not only shows off its brand’s “assets,” and famous Mr.Clean, but also enjoys making light of the housewives’ dream of a man who cleans.
9 – Levi’s® “Circles” Commercial l Full
At 22.3 million views, this fun dance-filled video shows off the brand’s lifestyle and message to youth across the world.
8 – iPhone 7 — The Rock x Siri Dominate the Day — Apple
At over 25.2 million views, The Rock continues to be a media darling with his fun and easygoing personality.
7 – adidas Originals | ORIGINAL is never finished
Right above iPhone’s 25mill is adidas’s 25.3 million viewed ad.
As adidas was one of the originals, original sneaker creators and sellers, the brand aims to remind people that Originals (and their original sneakers which are super popular right now) are still desirable.
The brand created a similar video later in the year with well-known celebrities.
6 – 2017 Kia Niro | “Hero’s Journey” Starring Melissa McCarthy
You don’t need to save the Earth on your own, but you can always provide in the little ways.
With their 2017 ad for the Niro, Kia shows that you don’t need to be saving the world all the time, but you can always do your part with their new Eco Hybrid car.
This funny and goofy ad has been viewed over 25.9 million times.
5 – Budweiser 2017 Super Bowl Commercial | “Born The Hard Way”
In a year where America has seen a lot of heavy criticism due to issues with racism and etc., Budweiser, which is one of America’s most iconic Beer brands looked to put its hand in the ring.
The ad depicts the hardship that one of the company’s founders went through to come to America, showing that America is still the land of dreams for many immigrants, and that dreams can come true.
The ad comes at number 5 with 28.5 million views.
4 – MISS DIOR – The new Eau de Parfum
Dior has been in the industry for years and know just how to reach their audience.
With beautiful visuals and a popular celeb focus, this ad has reached over 44.5 million views.
3 – Ping Pong Trick Shots 3 | Dude Perfect (Oreo)
Oreo decided to go a bit different, using content creators and Trick Shot Aficionados Dude Perfect (with over 24 million subs), the brand was able to reach their audience with fun and engaging content.
At 94 million views, here is number 3.
2 – Clash Royale: The Last Second (Official Commercial)
2nd on our list comes mobile game application Clash Royale, which has been an advertising powerhouse for a while now.
The brand’s ad continues to gather fans and views even though it was released back in 2016, at 111 million views, here is number 2.
1 – Samsung India Service (SVC) – We’ll take care of you, wherever you are. #SamsungService
Coming in at Google’s YouTube’s top ranking, comes a surprising and endearing video all the way from India.
Although American ads have dominated YouTube, the winner goes to Samsung India with their beautifully crafted video.
This heart-wrenching ad breaks out of 2017 with a whooping 150.3 million views.