9/11 Anniversary: 'Empire State of Mind' YouTube Video Viewed Over Half a Million Times in 24 Hours

The 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks was the biggest topic on YouTube this weekend and videos tied to the anniversary remain very popular today.In particular, the top trending video of the anniversary was an spot created by StateFarm, directed by Spike Lee, featuring 150 school children singing "Empire State of Mind." It's […]

The 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks was the biggest topic on YouTube this weekend and videos tied to the anniversary remain very popular today.

In particular, the top trending video of the anniversary was an spot created by StateFarm, directed by Spike Lee, featuring 150 school children singing "Empire State of Mind." It's been seen roughly half a million times in the past 24 hours, revealed YouTube Trends:

There were a number of other very popular tribute videos that drew a lot of of attention, including the StoryCorps video spotted trending on Friday. That video was also seen over 500,000 times over the weekend.

Heaven - 9/11 Tribute - 10 years

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