Finger-Tutting Is Back

June 15, 2011

One of the Most Shared trending videos on YouTube and one of the most popular videos in France is this spot from Samsung Mobile, featuring YouTube performer JayFunk:

The clip was produced for the launch of the Galaxy SII in France and is quickly drawing an audience.

"Tutting" is a style of dance that first became popular on YouTube in 2009. (You can see one of dancer Mike Song's most-viewed routines in the style here.) In particular, the "finger tutting" variety began picking up fans and spawned a few viral clips.

There are numerous "finger tutting tutorials" posted, but in the playlist below we've collected some of the most popular videos from performers of the unique style -- mostly from 2009 -- starting with the video that JayFunk first became known for:

(Use the arrows to navigate between videos or watch them all here.)