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Needless to say, YouTube has revolutionized the 21st century. From the serious to the hysterical, YouTube provides its viewers with an endless array of videos sure to please any audience. As usual, however, some videos are more popular than others. Here’s a look back at the top 5 viral videos of 2011:

#5 Nyan Cat – 58,000,000 hits.

With thousands of remixes/remakes, this video was all the rage in 2011.

#4 Talking Twins – 62,000,000 hits.

These chatty Brooklyn, New York twins became overnight YouTube celebrities.

#3 Jack Sparrow – 65,000,000 hits.

The Lonely Island (fronted by SNL member, Andy Samberg) hit internet gold when they collaborated with Michael Bolton on the song “Jack Sparrow” off the album Turtleneck and Chain.

#2 Ultimate Dog Tease – 87,000,000 hits.

The runner-up for most viewed video of the year isn’t just for dog lovers.

#1 Friday – 180,000,000 hits.

Well hey, it’s Friday!

Here’s hoping that 2012 gives us plenty more laugh worthy videos to spam our friends news feeds, dashboards, and twitters with.

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