10 Most Viewed Sponsored YouTube Videos in January 2023

Our first list of 2023 videos! The 10 most viewed sponsored YouTube videos published in January 2023. We’ve compiled a list of the most popular creator produced videos on YouTube that were sponsored by a brand.

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Introduction

Welcome to our first sponsored video list of 2023. Here are the most viewed sponsored videos posted to YouTube in January 2023.
The top 10 videos have over 29 million views, a significant drop compared to the top 10 in December 2022 (77 million views).
As we are only looking at ten videos, it’s hard to draw massive conclusions, but this may suggest there was less overall sponsored activity in January compared to December.
Please note that the view counts are as of February 16th, 2023 and our list only includes creator-produced videos on English-speaking channels.

Full List

Here is the complete list of sponsored videos, along with their brand sponsor and the number of video views.
Creator
Brand/Sponsor
Video Views
1. PewDiePie
NordVPN
4,402,762
2. Safiya Nygaard
Honey
3,782,888
3. Code Blue Cam
CF Moto
3,618,042
4. PewDiePie
G Fuel
2,929,158
5. Matt Stonie
Fetch
2,735,935
6. Practical Engineering
Henson Shaving
2,673,706
7. PewDiePie
NordVPN
2,634,045
8. Cody Ko
Better Help
2,342,200
9. Johnny Harris
Better Help
2,016,464
10. BigDawsTv
DraftKings
1,960,379

Video 1

  • Brand Sponsor: NordVPN
  • Date Published: Saturday 14 January
  • Video Views: 4,402,762

Video 2

I Stayed At Every Hotel On The Vegas Strip
Get PayPal Honey for FREE today ▸ https://joinhoney.com/safiya Honey finds coupons with one click. Thanks to Honey for sponsoring our adventure!! Check out part 2 of our Vegas adventure here! https://youtu.be/3mugPH2_qRo HELLO FRIENDS!! This is the video I threatened to film at some point last year - and finally, it's here!! We’re big fans of Las Vegas and, in a moment of delirium, decided to stay in every hotel on the strip and provide the internet with a full report of our thoughts - just in case you need it. So, we booked a hotel room at every single one of the 33 casino mega resorts on the Strip - to review the rooms, vibes, and activities at each one. What happens in Vegas, gets uploaded to youtube, as the saying goes. What did you guys think? Which hotels were your favorite? A quick note - it looks like the Strat price title is missing, we paid $80 there on a Sunday! Also, when we say "Operated Independently" - we mostly mean, not operated by MGM or Caesars! Also also - we did receive some comped experiences at Treasure Island, Resorts World, and Circus Circus - but that did not influence our review and we did not promise them positive coverage. Check out our merch shop here!! https://fiendishbehavior.com My Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/safiyany/​ My TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@safiyany? Tyler's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc6BTuuTzfMLKj_RgwuDnQw Our YouTube Shorts channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLKQoTgt5BwFJJKWyeXHbig MUSIC Via AudioNetwork PRODUCED & EDITED by Safiya Nygaard Tyler Williams Dave Szamet Carrie Roper Melissa Douglas Clare Gelber Jack Scott Phil Kinney Elizabeth Pinotti Mike Pearson III Steven Yonce German Torres Corey Glynn GFX by Dayana Espinoza RESEARCH by Rachel Faulkner White Sabrina Ford 0:00 Intro 2:56 Vegas Game Plan 4:48 The Four Seasons 8:04 The Delano 10:01 Mandalay Bay 12:57 The Luxor 17:14 The Excalibur 20:57 New York New York 23:42 Park MGM 25:23 The NoMad 28:13 The Waldorf Astoria 30:12 The Aria 32:18 Bonus Hotel: Vdara 32:47 The Cosmopolitan 36:18 The Bellagio 39:35 Caesars Palace 41:06 The Nobu Hotel 44:01 The Mirage 46:27 Treasure Island 48:58 Resorts World 52:53 Circus Circus 56:13 The Stratosphere #vegas #hotel #travel
I Stayed At Every Hotel On The Vegas Strip
  • Brand Sponsor: Honey
  • Date Published: Sunday 15 January
  • Video Views: 3,782,888

Video 3

  • Brand Sponsor: CF Moto
  • Date Published: Wednesday 11 January
  • Video Views: 3,618,042

Video 4

  • Brand Sponsor: G Fuel
  • Date Published: Tuesday 17 January
  • Video Views: 2,929,158

Video 5

  • Brand Sponsor: Fetch
  • Date Published: Monday 30 January
  • Video Views: 2,735,935

Video 6

How Different Spillway Gates Work
If you ask me, there’s almost nothing on this blue earth more fascinating than water infrastructure. 🪒 Get a precision razor from Henson with code PRACTICALENGINEERING for a free pack of 100 blades: https://bit.ly/3CWiWJP Watch on Nebula: https://nebula.tv/videos/practical-engineering-how-different-spillway-gates-work Almost all dams need a way to release excess water when the reservoir is full. Although many dams use uncontrolled spillways, gated spillways provide more control over the flow, allowing us to build smaller, more cost-effective structures. There are countless arrangements of mechanical devices that have been used across the world and throughout history to manage the flow of water. But, modern engineering has coalesced to variations on only a few different kinds of gates. Want a book or a t-shirt? https://store.practical.engineering/ Practical Engineering is a YouTube channel about infrastructure and the human-made world around us. It is hosted, written, and produced by Grady Hillhouse. We have new videos posted regularly, so please subscribe for updates. If you enjoyed the video, hit that ‘like’ button, give us a comment, or watch another of our videos! CONNECT WITH ME ____________________________________ Website: http://practical.engineering Twitter: https://twitter.com/HillhouseGrady Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/practicalengineering Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/PracticalEngineering Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PracticalEngineerGrady​ Patreon: http://patreon.com/PracticalEngineering SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES ____________________________________ Please email my agent at practicalengineering@standard.tv DISCLAIMER ____________________________________ This is not engineering advice. Everything here is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Contact an engineer licensed to practice in your area if you need professional advice or services. All non-licensed clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. SPECIAL THANKS ____________________________________ This video is sponsored by Henson Shaving. Stock video and imagery provided by Getty Images. Music by Epidemic Sound: http://epidemicsound.com/creator Tonic and Energy by Elexive is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6fBPdu8w9U Producer/Writer/Host: Grady Hillhouse Editor: Wesley Crump Production Assistant: Josh Lorenz Intern: Myles Jonas Script Editor: Ralph Crewe Background Painting: Josh Welker Graphics: Nebula Studios
How Different Spillway Gates Work
  • Brand Sponsor: Henson Shaving
  • Date Published: Tuesday 3 January
  • Video Views: 2,673,706

Video 7

  • Brand Sponsor: NordVPN
  • Date Published: Friday 27 January
  • Video Views: 2,634,045

Video 8

  • Brand Sponsor: Better Help
  • Date Published: Saturday 28 January
  • Video Views: 2,342,200

Video 9

  • Brand Sponsor: Better Help
  • Date Published: Wednesday 25 January
  • Video Views: 2,016,464

Video 10

  • Brand Sponsor: DraftKings
  • Date Published: Wednesday 18 January
  • Video Views: 1,960,379

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