When Michael Jackson first performed the moonwalk on Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever in 1983, the move immediately became an instant hit. Jackson’s signature move is recognized and loved around the world, as well as on YouTube. Earlier this week a new clip of a shopper, moonwalking with his cart through Wal-Mart, became one of YouTube’s next viral hits and it has inspired us to put together a list new list for your viewing pleasure. So strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to moonwalk your way through the top 10 moonwalking videos on YouTube!
POP MOONWALK’s WAL-MART
We’ll start with the Wal-Mart clip, which is spreading like wildfire right now. Though it was uploaded more than a year and a half ago, in January of 2009, the clip started to take off over the last couple of days, after it was embedded on Reddit. The clip is now at nearly 300,000 views and growing. Have you seen this video yet? Check it out below.
Michael Jackson – BEST EVER MOONWALK
A list of the top moonwalk videos wouldn’t be complete without a video of the King of Pop himself, doing his signature dance. With over 50 million views, this is the most-viewed YouTube clip of Michael Jackson doing the moonwalk.
How to moon walk like Michael Jackson
If Wal-Mart Moonwalker has inspired you to do some moonwalking of your own, this next clip is a great way to learn. This How To Moonwalk tutorial has been viewed by more than 20.6 million people who wanted to learn Michael Jackson’s world-famous move. Try to moonwalk along with the video below (embedding has been disabled, so click here to watch). I tried and failed miserably, but I blame it on my lack of white socks and glove.
Test Your Awareness: Do The Test
Take a break from dancing for a minute to take this quick awareness test. Does it have anything to do with moonwalking? I don’t know. I guess you’ll just have to do the test and find out…
One of the best things that came out of Evian’s awesome Roller Babies video campaign is the following clip, which features one of the Roller Babies doing the moonwalk at home while his dad takes a phone call. Sure, it’s CG, but how cute is this kid?
Moonwalk: Michael Jackson’s YouTube Legacy
Over the years a lot of people have uploaded videos of themselves and their friends doing the moonwalk to YouTube. The following video is a compilation of some of the best amateur moonwalk clips on YouTube and has been viewed over 6.4 million times.
The best moonwalk I’ve seen so far
This kid does one of the best moonwalks ever! More than 5.2 million viewers have checked out this guy’s moves on YouTube. If you aren’t one of them, watch the video below.
Rihanna’s Moonwalk in Hamburg on Last Girl On Earth Tour
If the guy in the video above is one of the best moonwalkers ever than Rihanna is one of the worst. Check out this clip of Rihanna doing the moonwalk, in heels, on her Last Girl On Earth tour.
It’s not only human beings who love doing the moonwalk. This pug puppy does a great rendition.
I think the bird in the clip below might be even better at doing the moonwalk than Michael Jackson. What do you think?