Youtube, the world’s largest video sharing website has a billion users — almost one-third of all people on the Internet. However there are only few videos on youtube that cross the billion view line. Watch these 12 most viewed videos on youtube.
1. Gangnam Style (2.754 billions)
Gangnam Style by Psy, was directed by Cho Soo-hyun. The music video was filmed in Seoul for 48 straight hours. In the music video Psy “pokes fun at the style of Seoul’s Gangnam-gu, a flashy district with high rents, high expectations and a focus on the high-status lifestyle”. In December 2012, the music video was the first to hit 1 billion views on YouTube and in June 2014 the video had surpassed 2 billion views. The video has held 3 records in YouTube history – most viewed video, most subscribed video and most rated video.
2. See You Again (2.410 billions)
The song “See You Again” was recorded by Wiz Khalifa, featuring Charlie Puth. The track was commissioned for the soundtrack of the 2015 action film Furious 7 as a tribute to the late Paul Walker. The song became both Khalifa’s and Puth’s biggest single to date. The song holds the record for the most-streamed track in a single day on Spotify in the United States.