YouTube released a list of its Top 10 trending videos from the year 2020, with a monologue by Dave Chappelle landing in the #1 spot. The 27-minute clip, titled "8:46," featured Chappelle's reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, and was posted to the "Netflix Is a Joke" channel in June.
- "8:46" was not monetized, and the description encouraged viewers to donate to the Equal Justice Initiative.
- The Top Ten list also included Mark Rober's DIY guide for building a squirrel-proof bird feeder; the "Saturday Night Live" parody of the first Trump-Biden debate, featuring Alec Baldwin and Jim Carrey; a breakup announcement video from Jeffree Star; Ricky Gervais' monologue as Golden Globes host; and an "Office" reunion on John Krasinski's "Some Good News" series.
- YouTube also released a list of its Top 10 2020 music videos, which included Future's "Life is Good" featuring Drake, Tekashi 6ix9ine's "GOOBA" and "We Paid," from Lil Baby and 42 Dugg.
- YouTube's "top creators" of the year included MrBeast, Dream, ZHC, SSSniperwolf, and Tiko.