One of the easiest and most popular ways to listen to music and watch online videos is YouTube. It was created by former PayPal employees in 2005 and was bought by Google in 2006. Gangnam Style was the first video to reach the 1 billion mark of views in 2012. After that, a lot of videos have crossed that mark and have reached 2 billion hits.
Currently, the top 5 most watched YouTube videos are as follows
5.’Uptown Funk’ by Mark Ronson
This video features Bruno Mars and has reached nearly 2.6 billion views on Youtube. Mark Ronson released it in November 2014 and since then, it has been receiving applauses from all over the world. This album has also won three Grammy awards. Almost 2.34 million listens were achieved in a week by this song in the UK.
4.‘Sorry’ by Justin Bieber’
“Baby” moved out but “Sorry” moved up in the top 10 most watched videos, for Justin Bieber. While “Baby” received 1.7 billion views, “Sorry” which was released in 2015 gained more than 2.7 billion watches.
3.’Gangnam Style’ by Psy
‘Gangnam Style’, the cult classic album, still stays strong on the charts, ever since its release in 2012. Presently, it has around 2.9 billion watches. This album by Psy tops the music lists in more than 30 countries of the world. We’ve witnessed even PM David Cameron and US President Barack Obama moving enthusiastically for this song.
2.’See you again’ by Wiz Khalifa
Overtaking “Gangnam Style” is “See You Again” and it becomes the most watched video of July 2017. It has attained 3 billion views since its release in April 2015. This album came as a tribute to Paul Walker who passed away in 2013.
1.’Despacito’ by Luis Fonsi
“Despacito” featuring Daddy Yankee has topped all charts from the beginning of 2017. This Spanish- language track has been viewed 3 billion times and stands first among the most watched YouTube albums