In December, we detailed how the computer game Minecraft had become one of the gaming industry's underground hits of 2010. At the time, many of the most popular Minecraft-related videos were clips of some of the incredibly elaborate work being done within its block-building world.
While those types of videos certainly still exist and remain popular, a new Minecraft trend developed in 2011 of people using the game to create music videos parodying some of the biggest pop songs of the year.
Below, we've listed 10 of the most-viewed examples of the trend from the past few months:
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Earlier this year, Minecraft also saw its first in-game proposal.