YouTube Names Its Top Ads of The Decade

In partnership with the Webby Awards and in celebration of its 10th birthday, YouTube asked its 1 Billion users to vote for the top ads of the decade and the votes are in. Listed below are the top 5 ads of the decade, as voted by YouTube and its users.

#5 Dove Real Beauty Sketches

Agency: Ogilvy Brazil
Brand: Dove
Views: 66+ Million
Released: April 2013

#4 The Epic Split ft. Van Damme

Agency: Forsman & Bodenfors
Brand: Volvo
Views: 78+ Million
Released: November 2013

#3 Always #LikeAGirl

Agency: Leo Burnett
Brand: Always
Views: 58+ Million
Released: June 2014

#2 The Force: Volkswagen

Agency: Deutsch Los Angeles
Brand: Volkswagen
Views: 62+ Million
Released: February 2011

#1 Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout

Agency: Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Brand: Turkish Airlines
Views: 141+ Million
Released: December 2013

YouTube reports,
“Combined, these five videos have been watched for over 7.7 million hours. That’s over 875 years people chose to spend watching ads! Congrats to all of the winners and nominees and thanks again to all who voted.”

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