Inside YouTube Search

February 14, 2011

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • esperanza spalding - This jazz performer and her music are stirring a lot of interest this morning after an "unexpected" Grammy win for Best New Performer last evening.

  • andre 3000 happy valentines day - On the rise today are searches for the song "Happy Valentine's Day," by Outkast's Andre 3000.

  • herbie hancock imagine - The star-heavy cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" was a also surprise winner at last night's Grammy's.

  • love stinks j. geils band - This 1980 hit is also seeing a small spike today.