The most viewed music videos is a comparatively recent trend of judging the popularity of music. With the advent of the internet, youtube, and music channels, it can easily be seen which song has got the highest views or likes. The song getting the maximum number of hits is adjudged to be the most viewed one. This is one of the most popular categories as it is directly related to the liking of a song by common people. Thus the following list of songs has been prepared in view of the most liked songs on YouTube and other music sites.
1. Luis Fonsi – ‘Despacito’ ft. Daddy Yankee (With over 5B views)
The video was released on January 13, 2017, and 5.14 million hits in the first 24 hours of its release. Featuring Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, this amazing music video presents cultural and folkloric symbols of Puerto Rico along with its colorful landscape and invigorating beaches. Luis Fonsi made this video a must watch with his amazing dancing skills.
2. Wiz Khalifa – ‘See You Again’ ft. Charlie Puth [Official Video] Furious 7 Soundtrack (With over 3B views)
“See You Again” featured in the 2015 Hollywood Blockbuster Furious 7 and got worldwide acclaim for its amazing picturization. Such is the popularity of the video that so far it has received over 3.4 billion views. This soulful number contains clips from Furious 7 and beautiful landscapes add to the charm of the song.
3. PSY – ‘GANGNAM STYLE’ (강남스타일) M/V (With over 3B views)
“Gangnam Style” by the Korean Pop star Psy is at present the fourth most viewed music video on YouTube. It shows Psy’s funny dance moves that became worldwide famous. This music video humorously made fun of the Seoul culture.
4. Justin Bieber – ‘Sorry’ (PURPOSE: The Movement) (With over 3B views)
The Canadian sensation Justin Beiber delivered one of his biggest musical hit 2015 album Purpose. A colorful dance video, “Sorry” featured unique and fast-paced dance moves with a recreation of the era of the 1990s. The video enhanced the magic of the song by showcasing extraordinary and innovative dance moves.
5. Mark Ronson – ‘Uptown Funk’ ft. Bruno Mars (With over 3B views)
“Uptown Funk” featured in the 2015 album Uptown Special by Mark Ronson featuring American singer Bruno Mars. This peppy number is a colorful video presenting hooligans with chains and gaudy clothes. This is the fifth most viewed YouTube video of all time.
6. Taylor Swift – ‘Shake It Off’ (With over 2.5B views)
“Shake it Off” by American singer Taylor Swift features in 2014 hit album 1989. Swift’s biggest Hot 100 hit to date. The music video features a unique dancing style that is a mix of different dance forms such as hip hop, jazz, ballet, and cheerleader. The peppy music too adds to the charm of the video.
7. Maroon 5 – ‘Sugar’ (With over 2.5B views)
Featuring in the 2014 album V, “Sugar” is a highly popular disco cum pop song by the American rock band Maroon 5. The music video of the song gained worldwide fame for its unique storyline that showed rock band surprising brides and bridegrooms during marriage ceremonies with its songs.
8. Katy Perry – ‘Roar’ (Official) (With over 2.5B views)
A song by American singing sensation Ketty Perry, “Roar” featured in her 2013 superhit album Prism. The music video of the song is colorful with the scenes of luxuriant forests, animals, and crystal clear water. It is the beautiful story contained in the video that makes it a must watch.
9. Enrique Iglesias – ‘Bailando’ (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona (With over 2B views)
Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias sang “Bailando” for his hit album Sex and Love. The music video of the song is beautifully picturized on a vast scale with scenes of market, streets, tunnel and closed room. The video beautifully compliments the rhythm of the song. This video is full of fun and dance moves.
10. Taylor Swift – Blank Space
The American singer Taylor Swift gained international recognition with her 2014 album 1989 featuring the highly successful song “Blank Space”. Its music video crossed 2 billion views on YouTube, thanks to the dramatic and thrilling love story presented in it. A big mansion with rich surroundings and a lovely lady with her lover make it a must watch a video.