The most viewed YouTube videos of all time

Most viewed YouTube videos of all time

YouTube has become one of the most used platforms for the whole world, and in the past year 2019, YouTube reached 200,000 million monthly users worldwide, and at least 90% of US internet users ages 18-44 use YouTube. As a result of all these data, in today’s article, we want to talk about the most viewed YouTube videos in the world.   

And you, would you know what it is?

Which one is the most viewed YouTube video?

On February 14, 2005, the domain was created and it was not until April 23, 2005, that the first video was uploaded to YouTube. Since then, YouTube has become a reference platform and has come a long way to this day. Among all the videos on the platform, a single song has managed to become the most viewed video on YouTube. Specifically, we are talking about the popular and catchy song Baby Shark Dance, which currently has 7,420 million views. This year 2020 Baby Shark Dance managed to advance to the song that until now was in the first position and that we will comment on below. Specifically, Baby Shark Dance is the English version of a popular children’s song that began to become famous in South Korea and has managed to turn into the most viewed video on all of YouTube. If you are as curious as we are, here you can watch the Baby Shark Dance, the most viewed video on YouTube.

The top 10 viewed YouTube videos

After Baby Shark Dance, there are many other videos that have become the most popular of all time, it is for this reason that we will comment on a top 10 of the most viewed YouTube videos.

Baby Shark Dance

As we have mentioned, Baby Shark Dance has managed to become the most-watched videos on YouTube of all time, this year.

Despacito, Luis Fonsi

Baby Shark Dance managed to snatch the first position from another of the most famous and well-known songs in the world, such as Despacito by Luis Fonsi. Since its premiere in 2017, it has become one of the most successful videos to date and reaches 7.042 million views.

Shape of You, Ed Sheeran

The third most viewed video in the world is again a song, in this case, Shape of You from singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. He released one of his best-known songs in 2017, and it is also one of the most listened to songs in recent times as it was number 1 on the charts in 34 countries. As a result of this, it had 5 million views on YouTube.

See You Again, Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

In 2015, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth released the song See You Again as part of the soundtrack for the movie Furious 7. This song was written as a tribute to actor Paul Walker, who passed away in a car accident and is in fourth place in the top 10 of the most viewed videos, with more than 4 million views.

Masha and the Bear, Get Movies

The fifth song that we include in this list is once again a children’s video as another proof that this type of video has great success on this platform. The video refers to chapter 17, Recipe for disaster, of a popular folk tale called Masha and the Bear. It is surprising how this video has 4,361 million views and has also become one of the most popular videos.

Johny Yes Papa, LooLoo Kids

In the sixth position, we find children’s content again, and it is very astonishing how children’s content manages to have a large number of views. In this case, Johny Yes Papa is a lullaby in English that has 4,165 million visits. 

Uptowm Funk, Burnos Mars and Mark Ronson

Uptown Funk is another of the most popular songs that enter this top 10. British producer Mark Ronson decided to make a collaboration with singer Bruno Mars in the year 2015. This popular song managed to have more than 3,995 million views. 

PSY, Gangnam Style

Another of the great successes and one of the most viewed videos on YouTube is the Gangnam Style song, through which we got to know PSY worldwide in 2012. Since then, we have been able to dance and enjoy the famous dance that accompanied this song. In addition to becoming the eighth most popular song, it achieves an average of 19 million views every 24 hours.

Sorry, Justin Bieber

Sorry is another of the most popular songs by the artist Justin Bieber and this song has managed to remain as one of the favorites of YouTube users since 2015. This video has more than 3,358 million views.

Sugar, Maroon 5

The last song that is part of the top 10 of the most viewed videos on YouTube is the song Sugar, by the pop-rock band Maroon 5. It was recorded in 2014 and thanks to its catchy melody, it has obtained more than 3,316 million views.

More facts about the most-watched YouTube videos

At the beginning of this article, we already commented on some of the most important YouTube data and after the top 10 of the most-watched YouTube videos, we want to highlight some more curious facts: 

  • The streaming video in most viewed live on YouTube was Felix Baumgartner’s jump.
  • The most-watched non-music video is “Charlie bit my fingers”, a video from more than 13 years ago that has more than 878 million views. 
  • The first video that had more than a million visits was a Nike ad featuring footballer Ronaldinho.
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