Top YouTube clips of 2016 prove this country wishes it was the 51st state

Australia did its part for the global monoculture in 2016.

The top 10 videos watched by the nation during the year were heavily American and heavily banal. The list, announced by YouTube Wednesday, was dominated by The Late Late Show with James Corden's infamous "Carpool Karaoke" segment. 

Corden's clip with Adele topped the list overall, but Aussies could not get enough of the late night host belting tunes with Jennifer Lopez, Sia and First Lady Michelle Obama as well. Yeah, Sia is Australian, but barely.

The only two homegrown clips in the top 10 were by the comedy YouTube channel Superwog as well as radio station Triple J's "Like a Version" cover session, which saw American artist, Halsey, cover an American singer, Justin Bieber. So, points for effort? Read more...

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