Top Fifteen Most Viewed YouTube Video Songs of All Time as of August 2017

Top Fifteen Most Viewed YouTube Video Songs of All Time as of August 2017

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These videos include the "Billion View Club", a group of videos whose view counts have exceeded one billion views each. Prior to June 28, 2015, only two videos, "Gangnam Style" and "Baby", had reached this milestone, but less than three and half months later, on October 7, 2015, ten videos had done so. As of August 2017, a total of 74 videos have exceeded one billion views, of which 16 have exceeded two billion views, and two have exceeded three billion views. Here is the list of Top Fifteen Most Viewed YouTube Video Songs of All Time as of August 2017 for your ranking and votes.

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Hello – Adele

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"Hello" is a song by English singer Adele, released on 23 October 2015 by XL Recordings as the lead single from her third studio album, 25 (2015). As of 9 August 2017, the video is the fifteenth most viewed video song on YouTube having earned over 2.0 billion views. The video also became the third video on YouTube to reach 10 million likes on 29 May 2016, and has over 12 million likes as of 9 August 2017.
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Dark Horse - Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

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"Dark Horse" is a song recorded by American singer Katy Perry featuring rapper Juicy J. It was originally released on September 17, 2013, by Capitol Records as the first promotional single from Perry's fourth studio album, Prism (2013). On June 9, 2015, the music video for "Dark Horse" became the first video by a female artist to reach 1 billion views on Vevo. Perry also became the first female to have a video on YouTube with 1 billion views. As of August 2017, the video has received over 2.0 billion views on YouTube, making it the 14th most viewed video song of all time.
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Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

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"Shape of You" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It was released as a digital download on 6 January 2017 as one of the double lead singles from his third studio album (2017). On 8 May 2017, 97 days after its release, it became one of the fastest music videos to reach 1 billion views on YouTube, and as of August 2017, the music video has amassed over 2.0 billion views on the site and is the site's thirteen most-watched video song.
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All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Score: 60%

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"All About That Bass" is the debut single by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor. Released by Epic Records on June 30, 2014. It was YouTube's most-streamed music video for most of September and October 2014 and was the ninth most-viewed music video on the website for 2014. On August 24, 2015, the video reached 1 billion views on Vevo and is the twelfth most viewed YouTube video song of all time with over 2.0 billion views.
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Blank Space - Taylor Swift

Score: 75%

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"Blank Space" is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth studio album 1989 (2014). It was written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. As of August 2017, the video is one of 16 videos with over 2 billion views on YouTube. With over 2.1 billion views, it is the eleventh most viewed YouTube video of all time and has the third most views for a female artist.
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Lean On - Major Lazer and DJ Snake

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"Lean On" is a song recorded by American electronic music group Major Lazer and French producer DJ Snake featuring vocals from Danish singer MØ, released as the lead single from Major Lazer's third studio album, Peace Is the Mission, on March 2, 2015. The video premiered on April 30, 2015 and has over 2.1 billion views on YouTube, making it the tenth most viewed video song on the site.
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Roar - Katy Perry

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"Roar" is a song by American singer Katy Perry for her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). It was released as the lead single from the record on August 10, 2013. Perry co-wrote the song with Bonnie McKee and its producers Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut. On July 7, 2015, the music video for "Roar" became the fourth video to reach 1 billion views on Vevo, making Perry the first artist in history to have two music videos with 1 billion views. The music video for "Roar" is the ninth most viewed YouTube songs of all time, receiving over 2.2 billion views as of August 2017.
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Sugar - Maroon 5

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"Sugar" is a song recorded by American pop rock band Maroon 5 for their fifth studio album, V (2014). It was written by Mike Posner, Adam Levine, Dr. Luke, and Jacob Kasher Hindlin together with its producers Ammo and Cirkut. As of July 30, 2017, the video is YouTube's eighteen most viewed songs with over 2.2 billion views.
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Bailando - Enrique Iglesias

Score: 75%

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"Bailando" (English: "Dancing") is a song by Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias for his tenth studio album Sex and Love (2014). The Spanish version of the video is the seventh most viewed song on YouTube. "Bailando" became the first Spanish-language music video to have been viewed over a billion times.
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Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

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"Shake It Off" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth album, 1989 (2014). Written by Swift, Max Martin and Shellback. The music video, directed by Mark Romanek, was released on August 18, 2014, the same day as the song's release. As of August 2017, the video has received over 2.3 billion views on YouTube, and is the sixth most viewed song on the site, and the most viewed by a female artist. Swift also became the first female to have a video on YouTube with 2 billion views.
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Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

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The music video was released on 17 November 2014. It stars Mars, Ronson and the Hooligans walking around a city, wearing brightly colored suits and chains. On 19 November, it was released on Vevo and YouTube. It was directed by Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy. The video has over 2.6 billion views on video sharing website YouTube as of August 2017, making it the fifth most viewed YouTube video of all time.
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Sorry - Justin Bieber

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"Sorry" is a song recorded by Canadian singer Justin Bieber for his fourth studio album, Purpose (2015). Written by Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Sonny Moore, Michael Tucker and Bieber; the song was produced by Skrillex and Blood. It was released on October 23, 2015, as the second single from the album. As of August 2017, the music video has received 2.7 billion views on YouTube, making it the fourth most viewed video on the site, the 22nd to reach 1 billion, the fourth fastest to reach 1 billion.
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Gangnam Style – Psy

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The music video of "Gangnam Style" by recording artist Psy is currently the third most viewed and the third most liked video on YouTube.[when?] It was directed by Cho Soo-hyun. The music video was filmed in Seoul for 48 straight hours. The video was premiered on July 15, 2012 and was later made available to download digitally on October 19. 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 the video-sharing website YouTube and in June 2014 the video had surpassed 2 billion views. By July 2017, the number of views has grown past 2.9 billion.
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See You Again - Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

Score: 75%

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The official music video for the song "See You Again", recorded by American rapper Wiz Khalifa and American singer Charlie Puth, was the most viewed video on YouTube from July 10 to August 4, 2017 and the most liked video on the site from August 28, 2016 to July 25, 2017. As of August 10, 2017, it has received over 3 billion views and 16.4 million likes making it the site's second most viewed and liked video.
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Despacito - Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee

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"Despacito" (English: "Slowly") is a single by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee from the former's upcoming studio album. On January 12, 2017, Universal Music Latin released "Despacito" and its music video, which shows both artists performing the song in La Perla neighborhood of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and the local bar La Factoría. It is the first song to reach 3 billion views on YouTube. The song was written by Luis Fonsi, Erika Ender and Daddy Yankee, and was produced by Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo.

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