The race for ‘Top Most Viewed Video’ has never been really a biggie. Years ago, Psy did a video that took the world by storm, and no video seemed close to the number of views it had garnered. Till recently Wizz Khalifa’s See You Again did it. But that was not the end, another hit dethroned them. The race to feature in top ten is however tight and here are the most viewed videos so far.
10. Blank Space- Taylor Swift.
Published on 10th of November 2014, the song has 2.1 billion views so far.
9. Roar- Katy Perry
The song was released on her fourth album Prism back in 2013. The song so far has 2.2 billion views.
8. Sugar- Maroon 5
This song was released two years ago but already is already at number 8 with 2.2 billion views.
7. Bailando- Enrique Iglesias
Enrique Iglesia’s Spanish version of Bailando has 2.3 billion views, since it’s release on 11th April 2014.
6. Shake it off- Taylor Swift.
Taylor Swift’s second single in the list has racked 2.3 billion views, 300k above Bailando. It was released back in 2014.
5. Uptown Funk- Mark Ronson ft. Brunno Mars
The official video for this song was released on 19th of November 2014 and so far has 2.6 billion views, placing it at number 5.
4. Sorry- Justin Bieber
The ‘Purpose’ dance movement video which was also the official video for Justin Bieber’s Sorry has 2.7 billion views on YouTube. This is almost two years since it’s release.
3. Gangnam Style- Psy.
This song held the number one position for so long. It was the first song to hit a billion views on YouTube and seemed to be untouchable. It has 2.9 billion views on YouTube since it’s release in 2012. The song was just dethroned earlier this year by Wiz khalifa from the number one position.
2. See You Again- Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth.
The song, soundtrack for The Fate of the Furious, was released in 2015 and is second most viewed video with 3 billion views. It is a tribute to actor Paul Walker who died in a car accident in 2013. It dethroned Gangnam style in July this year to become the most viewed video.
- Despacito- Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee.
Despacito is not even a year old, but it already has broken records and set new ones. The song was released January this year and already has 3.4 billion views and the stats seem to be increasing by day. Despacito is so far the most viewed video ever on YouTube.