Top 10 most watched ads on YouTube for 2017

Lindsay Bennett
By Lindsay Bennett | 8 December 2017
Snoop Dogg was the star of Adidas' Originals ad

Ads from Samsung, Budweiser, Dior, Apple and iPhone have topped the most watched ads on YouTube for 2017. No Australian ads made the cut.

A four-minute spot for Samsung India was the most watched ad of the year with more than 150 million views, closely followed by a spot for the new Crash Royale game.

Brands like Adidas showed a new generation of Originals, Budweiser told the inspiring story of founders Anheuser and Busch, and a piece of branded content for Orea landed in third place.

Celebrities also scored the views this year, with Kia's Melissa McCarthy campaign named in the top ten, Snoop Dogg for Adidas, as well as iPhone's ad starring The Rock.

The YouTube Ads Leaderboard celebrate the ads that received the most views and shares from all around the world.

Watch the top 10 ads here:

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