Parody is an accurate measure of a music video’s success: The more often fans spoof a video, the catchier and more well-known it probably is. To find the funniest parodies, however, look no further than Chill, a social network for video that allows users to rate and recommend their favorites. Its 17 million users have ranked the below videos as the funniest on the network.
Here are the nine most popular parody music videos on Chill right now:
1) Justin Bieber - "Boyfriend" Parody – Mischievious Studios
Paging Overly Attached Girlfriend... don’t let this give you any ideas.
2) Dark Knight Rises Music Video – DamIt’sGood
Batman becomes a rapper, but he shouldn’t quit his day job.
3) Katy Perry - "California Girls" Parody – Bart Baker
If you think the only thing that would make last summer’s hit better was a scantily clad octogenarian, this video is for you.
4) Kanye West -"Mercy" Parody – Mischievious Studios
Spiderman, Captain America, and friends make West’s hit a little bit more super.
5) Carly Rae Jepsen & Owl City - "Good Time" Parody – Mischievious Studios
Two singers explain why it’s not always a good time as they act out what might be the worst possible day anybody’s ever had.
6) Carly Rae Jepsen - Call me Maybe – Steve Kardynal
7) Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" Parody – Mischievious Studios
This parody explains more clearly why the relationship is doomed to fail.
8) Psy - "Gangnam Style" Parody - GOTHAM STYLE – Mischievious Studios
Mischievious Studios makes up nearly half this list, and after this pop-culture inspired parody, it’s easy to see why.
9) Psy - Gangnam Style Misheard Lyrics – ChadWildClay
It’s easier to suspend your disbelief for this video if you don’t speak Korean.
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