Australia’s biggest YouTube videos and channels of 2013

A Norwegian army dance troop. The Fox. And a rap battle with an 18th century Austrian composer. 

As 2013 comes to a close, here are some of the videos, channels, and moments that shaped our year and captured our attention. 

And while we were dancing, singing, and lip-syncing along, some of our homegrown YouTube stars were making a big splash on the world stage and attracting millions of global subscribers. 

Here are the fastest-rising Australian YouTube channels of 2013 - the local stars who attracted the most new subscribers from around the world in the last 12 months.

And here are Australia’s top trending and music videos for 2013:

Top Trending Videos for 2013

Top Trending Music Videos for 2013

To celebrate all these moments, more than 60 top creators on YouTube got together and made a little video for everyone. We hope you enjoy it, and tune back in to YouTube for more of the same in 2014.

Posted by Ernesto Soriano III, YouTube Australia, recently watched “"Making of YouTube Rewind: What Does 2013 Say?".”