YouTube Rewind 2018: Every YouTuber in this year's video
6 December 2018, 12:43 | Updated: 6 December 2018, 12:52
Here's absolutely everything we know about YouTube Rewind 2018
YouTube Rewind 2018 is very nearly upon us. The 2017 edition came out on December 6th last year, leading us to believe there's a good chance this year's instalment could be dropped at any minute. This is backed up by the fact that they... said it is. It's coming at 10am PST (18:00 GMT).
But who will be gracing the Rewind stage? And which 2018 trends will they be awkwardly imitating? Here's everything you need to know, folks.
Last year's Rewind proved a little controversial with both creators and us. The central issue seemed to be that YouTube is so enormous and global now that YouTube suddenly has almost never-ending list of people it needs to squeeze into the video.
This means the once novel videos are fast becoming a kind of blink-and-you'll-miss-it game of Where's Wally where everyone is on screen for less than a second. It will be interesting to see if YouTube will find a way to fix this issue in this year's video (they won't).
One YouTube star who almost certainly won't be appearing in this year's video, as much as his fans may yell, is PewDiePie, who has been on the YouTube Rewind blacklist ever since he did a series of negative things in a very short space of time in 2017. As popular as he may (more popular than ever, in fact), it is unlikely that YouTube, as a company, will include the controversial YouTuber.
YouTube has been teasing who will be appearing in this year's video via an official YouTube Rewind insta account, which recently awakened from a year-long slumber. Here's everyone they have revealed:
The Try Guys
The Merrell Twins & Jukilop
As you can see, the selection of creators seems to be even more international than ever before - a testament to how YouTube has spread as a global brand.
Rosanna Pansino (and the Try Guys again)
Elle Mills (and LaurDIY again)
Dressed in what looks like an adventurer outfit, on a rocky set...
Caspar Lee (on location)
Kevin Edwards jr, luzu and nickeh30
Oh, and you better believe there's gonna be a lot of Fortnite in this video
The second the video comes out, we'll be the first to let you know - and we'll have some unnecessarily deep analysis to go along with it too.