Top Rising Search: 'Aaliyah'

August 25, 2011

The top rising search on YouTube this morning is for videos of R&B star Aaliyah Haughton who passed away in a 2001 plane crash at the age of 22. Today marks the 10th anniversary of her passing, which is likely the reason for the search spike.

While many are checking out videos for some of her most popular songs, we've also been seeing many talented Aaliyah fans posting videos of themselves covering their own favorites as a tribute. We've seen at least 50 from the past few days. Here's a selection of 10: