Ariana Grande, Emma Stone are the most-watched Fallon videos
Here are the five highest-viewed YouTube videos from the late-night show
In honor of Jimmy Fallon’s Internet milestone — The Tonight Show surpassed 13 million subscribers on YouTube — the video platform compiled the channel’s five highest-viewed clips, and music-related one take the top four spots.
Ariana Grande’s appearance in September of 2015 is the highest-viewed video from The Tonight Show with more than 82 million views, thanks to the pop singer’s spot-on musical impressions. Emma Stone comes in second place with her epic lip sync to DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win,” followed by Christina Aguilera’s musical impressions, a rap from Daniel Radcliffe, and Fallon’s roller coaster ride with Kevin Hart.
Watch them all below.
1. “Wheel of Musical Impressions with Ariana Grande” (82,069,569 views)
2. “Lip Sync Battle with Emma Stone” (78,182,222 views)
3. “Wheel of Musical Impressions with Christina Aguilera” (70,081,923 views)
4. “Daniel Radcliffe Raps Blackalicious’ ‘Alphabet Aerobics'” (69,401,804 views)
5. “Jimmy and Kevin Hart Ride a Roller Coaster” (63,216,512 views)
Compared to other recurring late-night talk shows, The Late Late Show with James Corden has 9.6 million YouTube subscribers, Jimmy Kimmel Live has 8.9 million, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has 2.1 million, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has 1.7 million, and Late Night with Seth Meyers has more than 1 million.
Then there are the weekly late-night shows: Last Week Tonight has 4.5 million, Real Time with Bill Maher has just under 934k, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee has 593k.
More than most other shows in the late-night game, Fallon is a more viral-friendly host who relies heavily on games and spectacles that get a lot of clicks and shares, such as Lip Sync Battle, Box of Lies, and giant beer pong.