The most watched Oscar speech of all time has just been revealed 4 years ago

The most watched Oscar speech of all time has just been revealed

Tissues at the ready.

Ahead of the 90th Academy Awards taking place this Sunday, people have been looking back on the golden moments of years gone by. And we're sure we're not the only ones who look forward to the main event - the speeches.


Yes, the 60 seconds the biggest names on the big screen get to say their 'thank yous' can often be some of the most emotional moments on TV. From the shocked reaction to the many names they've definitely forgotten to thank, it's an emotional moment for any actor.

Well, it seems like it's a big moment for viewers too as Oscar speech videos rack up billions of views on YouTube. Yep, BILLIONS.

However, there are some that are responsible for a lot more than others and YouTube has been sharing which ones are among their viewers' favourites.

Here are the 10 most popular Oscar speeches.



10. Adrien Brody, 2003 - 5.2+ million views



9. Sandra Bullock, 2010 – 5.2+ million views


8. Natalie Portman, 2011 – 5.6+ million views



7. Tom Hanks, 1995 – 6.1+ million views



6. Roberto Benign, 1999 – 7.3+ million views


5. Jennifer Lawrence, 2013 – 8.4+ million views


4. Kate Winslet, 2009 – 8.5+ million views


3. Matthew McConaughey, 2014 – 10.1+ million views


2. Heath Ledger, 2009 – 10.2+ million views


1. Leonardo DiCaprio, 2016 – 11.4+ million views