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Top 20 most viewed Music videos on YouTube 2016

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Written by Gloria

You tube has become the top destiny for video streaming. This is with the introduction of smart phones and high speed internet connectivity which easily set the platform for quality video streaming. Videos could be in the form of music, comic, documentary and other official videos.

This list is derived from Wikipedia being the main source for this particular list of top 20 most viewed music videos. Videos suspected by You Tube on counting manipulations are not included in this list. Many of these videos are music videos that are being featured through You Tube’s partner site Vevo. All of these top 20 most viewed videos have exceeded the 1 billion view milestone on You Tube. The top 2 of the list have exceeded the 2 billion view count, ‘Gangnam style’ by PSY holding the 1st place and ‘See You Again’ by Whiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth holding the second place.

Mentioned below is the summary of each and every song in the list of top 20 music videos.

  1. Gangnam Style

Uploaded on the 15th of July 2012, this video surpassed Justin Bieber song ‘baby’. PSY is the artist of this song and he is a South Korean pop singer.  With total views of 2664 million this song also has 11 million likes and more than 4 million comments. People were actually crazy over this song because of the unique dancing theme it carried. ‘Gentleman’ and ‘Daddy’ are also two recent music videos by PSY which became quite popular.

  1. See You again

This music video was dedicated to the late Paul Walker by Wiz Khalifa who is an American rap singer. This was uploaded on the 6th of April 2015 and it has 2109 million views, 11 million likes, and 0.8 million comments in total. People believe that this video recalls the memories of late Paul Walker. ‘Work hard play hard’ and ‘Zoney’ are two other popular music videos by Wiz Khalifa.

  1. Uptown Funk

‘Uptown Funk’ is a popular music video by Mark Ronson who is an English musician, song writer and producer. This was uploaded on the 19th of November 2014 and it has 1905 views, 7 million likes, and 0.3 million comments in total. People believe that Bruno Mars’s fresh voice and dance moves add glamour to this music video. ‘Feel Right’ too is a great hit by Mark Ronson.

  1. Sorry

This is a popular music video by the young sensation Justin Bieber. Justin Bieber is Canadian artist and songwriter. This video was uploaded on the 22nd of October 2015 and it has 1904 million views, 7million likes, and 0.5 million comments in total.  When referring to the comments it is quite clear that people love the inspiring theme behind this song. ‘Let me love you’ is another popular song by Justin Bieber.

  1. Blank Space

Uploaded on the 10th of November 2014 this music video now has 1810 million views, 6 million likes, and 0.5 million comments. Taylor Swift is one of the most popular contemporary singers. When referring to the comments it is quite clear that people are interested over the music video than the song. ‘Our Song’ and ‘Love story’ are two popular songs by Taylor Swift.

  1. Hello

The song ‘Hello’ by Adele was uploaded on the 22nd of October 2015. Adele is a 28 year old English singer and songwriter.  Adele has been spot on with long held break ups and that is what exactly people think about this song. This song has 1751 million views, 10 million likes, and more than 0.7 million comments. ‘Rolling in the deep’ is another great hit by Adele.

  1. Shake it off

Taylor Swift’s got 2 of her songs within the top 10. This music video was uploaded on the 18th of August 2014. This currently has 1686 million views, more than 6 likes, and 0.4 million comments. Comments clearly points out that Taylor deserves a Grammy award for this particular song. ‘Wildest Dreams’ is another popular track by Taylor Swift.

  1. Маша плюс каша

This is also known as ‘Masha and the Bear’. This is a kiddie’s song which was produced by Get movies. This song was uploaded on the 31st of January 2012. This song currently has 1684 million views, 1million likes and 38000 comments. Parents believe that this a great video to keep their kids entertained.

  1. Lean On

This song carries an Indian dance theme. This song was uploaded on the 22nd of March 2015. Major lazer and Dj snake featuring MO makes a great combination. Currently 1674 million people have watched this video on YouTube and it has 6 million likes and 0.2 million comments. People love the electro music theme of this song.  ‘Cold Water’ is another popular track by Major Lazer.

  1. Bailando

‘Bailando’ was uploaded to YouTube on the 11th of April 2014. Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and actor. He is considered the king of Latin Pop. This song currently has 1661 million views, 3 million likes, and 0.1 million comments. People love this song because of the Latin dance and music concept it carries. ‘Tonight I’m loving you’ is one Enrique’s greatest hits.

  1. Wheels on the Bus

‘Wheels on the Bus’ is a popular nursery rhyme for kids by the LittleBabyBum. They are a popular educational channel on YouTube. This song was uploaded on the 9th of August 2014 and currently it has 1620 million views and 11 million likes. Kids love this song because of the attractive animations they have used. ‘Road Rangers’ is another popular nursery rhyme video by the LittleBabyBum.

  1. Roar

‘Roar’ by Katy Perry was uploaded to YouTube on the 5th of September 2013. Katy Perry is a 31 year old American singer and songwriter. This music video currently has over 1586 million views, 5 million likes and 0.4 million comments. Women love this song because it describes their strengths. ‘Firework’ is another great hit by Katy Perry.

  1. All about that bass

This music video was uploaded to YouTube on the 11th of June 2014. Meghan Trainor is a 22 year old American singer and music composer. This song currently has over 1564 million views, 5 million likes and 0.4 million comments. People believe that Meghan sends a good message to the world by this song. ‘Me too’ and ‘no’ are two popular music videos of Meghan trainor.

  1. Dark Horse

‘Dark Horse’ carries an ancient Egyptian music and worship theme. This music video was uploaded to YouTube on the 20th of February 2014.  Katy Perry and Juicy J create a great combination for this song. As per the date, this music video has over 1559 million views, 4 million likes and 0.4 million comments in total. People enjoy watching this video because it carries a creative Egyptian theme.

  1. Sugar

‘Sugar’ was uploaded to YouTube on the 14th of January 2104 by Maroon 5. Maroon 5 is an American Pop rock bank that was originated from California. They became very popular after their song ‘Moves like jagger’. ‘Sugar’ currently has over 1500 million views, 5 million likes and 0.2 million comments. People love the way they turn a wedding into a rave in this music video.

  1. Counting Stars

‘Counting Stars’ was uploaded to YouTube on the 31st of May 2013 by the popular band OneRepublice. They are an American pop rock band formed in the Colorado Springs. This song currently has over 1476 million views, 4 million likes, and more than 0.1 million comments. People believe that this song is a great piece of motivation for anyone. ‘Secrets’ are another great hit by the OneRepublic.

  1. Baby

‘Baby’ by Justin bieber featuring Ludacris is the first ever music video to touch the one billion view mark in the history of YouTube. This song was uploaded to YouTube on the 19th of February 2010. This music video currently has over 1469 million views, 5 million likes and 4 million comments which is unbelievable. Justin Bieber was very young when he was featured in this song. This is actually very popular among the teenagers and they believe that this is a great romantic song.

  1. Chandelier

‘Chandelier’ was uploaded to YouTube on the 6th of May by the popular Australian singer and songwriter Sia. Sia became very popular during the recent past with some popular music videos like ‘The greatest’ and the ‘Cheap Thrills’. This song currently has over 1428 million views, 4 million likes and 0.3 million comments. Some people define this to be the best song of the 21st century.

  1. Thinking out loud

This song was uploaded to YouTube on the 7th of October 2104 by the 25 year old English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran. This song currently has over 1327 million views, 5 million likes and 0.1 million comments in total. This is carries a very romantic theme and a great dance performance. People have admired Ed for his dancing skills. ‘Give me love’ is another great single by Ed Sheeran.

  1. What do you mean?

This is the 3rd song of Justin Bieber within the top 20 most viewed on YouTube. It is great for him to achieve so much at a very young age. This song was uploaded to YouTube on the 30th of august 2015. This song currently has over 1289 million views, 4 million likes, and 0.3 million comments in total. People have admired Justin Bieber acting skills in this music video.

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