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Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' Is YouTube's Most-Watched Music Video of 2014

Originally posted 12/10/2014 06:40PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20881232" "" "" "auto"] Katy Perry put a spell on us this year: According to The Wall Street Journal, the pop star's "Dark Horse" was the most-watched music video of 2014, racking up 703 million-plus views (and counting!) since its Feb. 20 release.

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YouTube Star's Debut Novel Becomes Fastest-Selling Ever

UpdatePosted 12/08/2014 04:25AM

YouTube Star Zoe Sugg's Debut Novel Becomes Fastest-Selling Ever

Originally posted 12/03/2014 03:50PM

Move over, J.K. Rowling.

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Filed Under: YouTube, Books
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Hear Taylor Swift's 1989 in Under 4 Minutes

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Hear Taylor Swift's 1989 in Under 4 Minutes

Originally posted 11/06/2014 06:30PM

For fans who already have Taylor Swift's new album 1989 on repeat, here's a new video to deepen the obsession. And for those who haven't heard the whole thing yet, here's a way to take a tour of the songs in under four minutes.

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See the YouTube Sensations with More Subscribers Than Beyoncé

Listen to YouTube Sensations Pentatonix's Brand-New Song, 'Rather Be'

Originally posted 09/17/2014 01:30PM

When a cappella singers Pentatonix won Season 3 of NBC's The Sing-Off in 2011, they had no idea that they were soon destined to become major YouTube stars.

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Panic! At the Disco Perfectly Cover Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' (VIDEO)

Panic! At the Disco Perfectly Cover Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 09/16/2014 07:30PM

Momma mia! All hail the new rock royalty.

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WATCH: Megan Nicole Gets Physical in '80s-Inspired Music Video

Megan Nicole Premieres '80s-Inspired Music Video for 'Electrified'

Originally posted 09/16/2014 08:15AM

She started with covers, but now Megan Nicole is releasing her own EP full of original songs.

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Filed Under: YouTube, Music News
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Taylor Swift on Kentucky Frat Guys' 'Shake it Off' Video: You 'Nailed It'

Taylor Swift Endorses Kentucky Frat Guys' 'Shake It Off' Video on Twitter

Originally posted 09/13/2014 12:00PM

A Kentucky fraternity whose "Shake It Off" video is winning the Internet just received the ultimate endorsement – approval from Taylor Swift herself.

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We Tried It! YouTube's Hottest Workouts

We Tried It! YouTube's Hottest Workouts

Originally posted 05/26/2014 11:35AM

We tested the most popular fitness channels and got toned and tightened – for free

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Filed Under: YouTube
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Meet YouTube's Fitness Star Cassey Ho

Cassey Ho: Meet YouTube's Fitness Star

Originally posted 05/23/2014 03:00PM

Watching YouTube fitness star Cassey Ho smile as she does a million squats (at least that's what it feels like if you've tried her most popular video, Call Me Maybe Mighty Squat Challenge), you would never guess she grew up chubby.

"There were some mean kids back then, and that affected me," says the bubbly host of YouTube channel Blogilates, which has 1.3 million subscribers. "I became conscious of my body at a young age."

But it wasn't until high school that Ho discovered fitness – from an infomercial. "I was 16, and Mary Winsor was on TV trying to sell her Pilates DVD. And I was like, 'That's really cool!' So I asked my parents to buy me the DVD and absolutely fell in love."

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