The canine offering is closely followed by a royal wedding spoof featuring dancing guests at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The video was created by T-Mobile.

Youtube’s third most popular video of 2011 was Winning, a mash-up of Charlie Sheen’s manic interviews with ABC, CNN and NBC in which he appears to sing I’m bi-winning, win here, win there, win win everywhere.”

Google, which owns Youtube, claims that the world is united in its obsession with, “Adorable babies, talented performers, and clever advertising.”

The site’s trend manager, Kevin Allocca said: “The 10 most-watched YouTube videos of 2011 show that around the world, whatever language we speak, there are certain things that bring us together around a computer screen or mobile phone.”

But enough of that, watch Youtube’s top ten videos here then tell if your favourite was included.

UK’s top 10 YouTube clips in 2011 

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2. The T-Mobile Royal Wedding

3. Songify This – Winning

4. Nyan Cat

5. Michael Collings audition

6. Masterchef Synesthesia

7. Diary of a bad man 5

8. Rebecca Black Friday (Brock’s Dub)

9. Talking Twin Babies

10. TomSka