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On YouTube’s 10th anniversary, 25 unforgettable viral video stories | Musique Non Stop

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

On YouTube’s 10th anniversary, 25 unforgettable viral video stories

It's only been 10 years, but already it's difficult to remember what life was like before YouTube.

Sure, there were amazing home videos that got shown on the nightly news or on a handful of TV shows.

But YouTube, along with the fact that nearly everyone now has a video camera in their pockets, has brought worldwide fame to legions of people who would likely never have been known otherwise—and brought incredible music to billions of fans.

So which YouTube videos have been the favourites at CBC Music?

From an incredible young Elvis impersonator to a scientist who explains string theory using "Bohemian Rhapsody" to Walk Off The Earth's amazing pop covers, we've gathered 25 snippets of amazing YouTube fame in honour of the video service's 10th anniversary.

Open the gallery above to check them out.

 

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by Jennifer Van Evra via Electronic RSS