People have gone from having real talent and becoming famous by hard work to becoming famous because they're seen on YouTube.  The videos on the viral site can send someone directly to the top if they're seen by enough people.  This is a list of the videos that were seen the most on YouTube this year:

Just for the record, I'm not sure who is watching these videos.  They're not great.

1.  PSY - Gangnam Style

2.  Somebody That I Used to Know -- Walk off the Earth (Gotye - Cover)

3.  KONY 2012

4.  "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen - Feat. Justin Bieber, Selena, Ashley Tisdale & More

5. Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romeny.  Epic Rap Battles Of History Season 2