YouTube has released a list of its top viral videos of 2017 and the leading video was a singing man in an oyster costume.  

The masked performer was a contestant on Thailand's aptly named singing competition show "The Mask Singer." The man in the mask sings "Until We Will Become Dust," which starts out as a ballad and eventually breaks into a rap.

See the video below..

 

1. The Masked Singer... with more than 182 million views on YouTube.

2. Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You"...

3. Ping Pong Trick shots....

4. 12-year-old singing ventriloquist's amazing performance on "America's Got Talent." 

 

5. James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke," with ED Sheeran

6. Lady Gaga's Super Bowl LI halftime performance.

7. A hilarious, bad lip reading of Donald Trump's inauguration

8. A history of the entire world compressed into 20 minutes

9. Animated short film about a closeted boy who fears being outed by his own heart

10. The professor's adorable kids who crashed his BBC interview

 

Below is the list of the most watched music videos of 2017

Here are the most watched music videos of the year: "Despacito" took the crown. Not only is Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's massive hit the most viewed music video this year, but it's also the most viewed YouTube video of all time. Also worth noting is that six of the top 10 are sung in Spanish.

1) Luis Fonsi - "Despacito," featuring Daddy Yankee

2) Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You"

3) J Balvin, Willy William - "Mi Gente"

4) Maluma - "Felices los 4"

5) Bruno Mars - "That's What I Like"

6) Chris Jeday - "Ahora Dice," featuring J. Balvin, Ozuna, Arcángel

7) El Amante - "Nicky Jam" (Álbum Fénix)

8) Jason Derulo - "Swalla," featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign

9) DJ Khaled - "I'm the One," featuring Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne

10) Enrique Iglesias - "SUBEME LA RADIO," featuring Descemer Bueno, Zion and Lennox