Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time- Despacito has recently overtaken Wiz Khalifa’s “See you again” and has become the most viewed YouTube video of till date. Luis Fonsi’s 2017 hit also sailed past long-term record holder PSY’s “Gangnam Style”. Video sharing website YouTube is one of the most popular ways to listen to music and watch clips online. Created in 2005 by former PayPal employees, Google bought the site for $1.65 billion back in 2006. The first ever youtube video to reach 1 billion views online on YouTube was the Gangnam Style back in 2012. Since then, many videos have surpassed a billion views, and a handful has hit the two billion mark.
Here is the latest list of the The Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time.
The Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time
“Despacito” by Luis Fonsi Ft. Daddy Yankee
“Despacito,” sung by Luis Fonsi Ft. Daddy Yankee has rocketed past the competition following its release at the start of 2021 to take number one spot on the list of The Most Viewed YouTube Video 2017 and also of all time. The Spanish-language record has been viewed close to 3.5 billion times, thus quickly outstripping Wiz Kalifa, Psy, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift.
“See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth
“See you again,” sung by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth outstripped PSY’s “Gangnam Style” to become the most watched YouTube video till July 2017. But it held the top spot only for a few weeks before it was also overtaken miraculously taken over by the “Despacito.” The song, which was licensed for the soundtrack to the Fast and The Furious 7, has racked up just over 3 billion views since it was released at the beginning of April 2015. The song is a tribute to actor “Paul Walker” who died in a car accident in 2013.
“Gangnam Style” by PSY
Cult classic legend, the “Gangnam Style” took the world by storm when it was first released in 2012. The South Korean song was the first ever YouTube video to break one billion views deadlock on YouTube. Since then, it has rocketed to almost 3 billion views. The song exceeded the charts in more than Thirty countries, and even then-Prime Minister David Cameron and then-US President Barack Obama were seen bopping with its iconic moves.
“Sorry” by Justin Beiber
YouTube star and singer Justin Bieber replaced himself in The Most Viewed YouTube Videos when “Sorry” jumped up and “Baby” moved out of this list. The 2015 song has been viewed around 2.7 billion times, whereas “Baby,” the track that is to thank for Bieber’s fame, is far behind with less than 1.7 billion views.
“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars
The official video for “Uptown Funk” sung by Mark Ronson Ft. Bruno Mars has just over 2.6 billion views on YouTube. Released in November 2014, the “Uptown Funk” won three Grammy awards. It also hit a record 2.34 million listens just within a week in the UK when it was first released in January, before spending as number one in the Singles Chart for seven consecutive weeks.
“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift
Taylor’s first video in The Most Viewed YouTube Videos 2017 list is “Shake it off,” which was first released in August 2014 and has just over 2.3 billion views on YouTube.
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“Bailando” by Enrique Iglesias Ft. Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona
The Spanish version of Enrique Iglesias’ 2014 hit “Bailando” Ft. Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona has been watched for almost 2.3 billion views till date.
“Sugar” by Maroon 5
Coming in at number 8 on the list is the Maroon 5’s “Sugar,” which has been watched for around 2.2 billion times since it was first released in January 2015.
“Roar” by Katy Perry
Viewed for almost 2.2 billion times, Katy Perry’s “Roar” was first released in 2013 under her fourth album, Prism.
“Blank Space” by Taylor Swift
Just making at the last position into the list of The Most Viewed YouTube Videos 2017 is the Taylor Swift’s second song from the 1989 album, “Blank Space.” The song was first released of 2021; the video has been viewed more than 2.1 billion times. Illustrated by PopMatters as “likely The Best of Taylor Swift’s career,” the song peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart and stayed for two weeks.