The addictive dance hit by South Korean singing sensation Psy was the video-sharing site's top trending video this year.
"Korean Pop music transcended boundaries and took the world by storm. Cover songs, parodies and 'do-it-yourself' music videos from all genres entertained us in countries near and far," YouTube wrote in a blog post Monday.
Check out the remaining top 10 trending YouTube videos of 2012, listed below:
- 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 Romney. Epic Rap Battles Of History Season 2."
- 6. "A DRAMATIC SURPRISE ON A QUIET SQUARE"
- 7. "WHY YOU ASKING ALL THEM QUESTIONS? .. #FCHW"
- 8. "Dubstep Violin- Lindsey Stirling- Crystallize"
- 9. "Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen."
- 10. "Felix Baumgartner's supersonic freefall from 128k' - Mission Highlights"