Top 30 most viewed videos on YouTube

YouTube Billion View Club, sounds fun? It is indeed. YouTube is a huge platform to grow as content creators, as an entertainer and much more. We all use YouTube almost every day and it’s no surprise! While using YouTube, have you wondered what are the most viewed videos on YouTube?

YouTube has a feature that determines the likes, dislikes and views of the uploaded video. This feature has helped many creators to mark their fame on YouTube.

We’ve made a list of the most watched videos on YouTube. Baby Shark Dance has taken over the YouTube Billion View Club by surpassing former most viewed videos on YouTube, Despacito.

Top 10 most viewed videos on YouTube

These are the most watched videos on YouTube that people kept ranking over and over. Curious what it’s about? Watch out!

girl looking at laptop;  Most viewed videos on YouTube

1. Video Name: Baby Shark Dance

Uoload Date: June 17, 2016

Uploader: Pinkfong nursery rhymes and stories

Views: 10.4 Billions

Baby Shark Dance is by far the only YouTube video in the most liked YouTube videos list, most unliked YouTube videos list, and most viewed videos on YouTube list. Since it is a video for children, it has probably become very popular. Baby Shark was the 5th video with 4 billion views; the second video to reach 5 billion; the second video that reached both 6 billion and 7 billion.

2. Video Name: Despacito

Upload Date: January 12, 2017

Uploader: Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee

Views: 7.8 billions

Despacito was the first video to reach 3 billion; first video to reach 7 billion. On November 1, 2020, Baby Shark surpassed Despacito to reach the most-watched video list on YouTube.

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3. Video Name: Shape of You

Upload Date: January 30, 2017

Uploader: Ed Sheeran

Views: 5.6 billion

The whole world can enjoy the songs of Ed Sheeran and “Shape of You” is the best of them all. This video and song has become so popular that it has been on YouTube’s most-watched video list for over three years now.

4. Video Name: Goodbye

Upload Date: April 6, 2015

Uploader: Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth

Views: 5.4 billion

Tell me one person who is a fan of Wiz Khalifa. Wiz Khalifa already rules the music industry. His song with Charlie Puth has to be one of the most watched videos on YouTube.

5. Video Name: Johny Johny Yes Papa

Upload Date: October 8, 2016

Uploader: LooLoo Kids

Views: 4.46 Billions

Do we have to introduce LooLoo Kids yet? One of the most viewed YouTube channels. They make content for kids and it’s just so cute. who would have thought that “Johny Johny Yes Papa” would fall in the list of most watched videos on YouTube.

6. Video Name: Masha and the Bear – Recipe for Disaster

Upload Date: January 31, 2012

Uploader: get movies

Views: 4.39 billion

7. Video Name: Uptown Funk

Upload Date: November 19, 2014

Uploader: Mark Ranson with Bruno Mars

Views: 4.05 billion

Bruno Mars in Mark Ranson’s video is all we need. Such a great combination and talented artists should be in the list of most watched videos on YouTube.

8. Video Name: Gangnam Style

Upload Date: July 15, 2012

Uploader: Psy

Views: 3.19 Billions

It has been more than 8 years since we first witnessed the revolutionary dance movement; the Gangnam style. We feel super nostalgic when we think back to how everyone crashed all the parties with this dance. 8 years and the dance video still managed to be in the list of the most watched videos on YouTube.

9. Video Name: Learning Colors – Colorful Eggs on a Farm

Upload Date: February 27, 2018

Uploader: Miroshka TV

Views: 3.66 Billions

10. Video Name: Bath Song

Upload Date: May 2, 2018

Uploader: Cocomelon – Children’s Songs

Views: 3.43 Billions

Most viewed videos on YouTube

1. Video Name: Sorry

Upload Date: October 22, 2015

Uploader: Justin Bieber

Views: 3.38 Billions

2. Video name: Phonics song with two words

Upload Date: March 6, 2014

Uploader: ChuChu TV

Views: 3.36 Billions

3. Video Name: Sugar

Upload Date: January 14, 2015

Uploader: Maroon 5

Views: 3.35 Billion

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4. Video Name: Roar

Upload Date: September 5, 2013

Uploader: Katy Perry

Views: 3.24 billion

5. Video name: counting stars

Upload Date: May 31, 2013

Uploader: One Republic

Views: 3.15 billion

6. Video Name: Think Out Loud

Upload Date: October 7, 2014

Uploader: Ed Sheeran

Views: 3.15 billion

7. Video Name: Shake It Off

Upload Date: August 18, 2014

Uploader: Taylor Swift

Views: 3.00 Billion

8. Video Name: Dame Tu Cosita

Upload Date: April 5, 2018

Uploader: El Chombo with Cutty Ranks

Views: 2.99 Billion

9. Video Name: Bailando

Upload Date: April 11, 2014

Uploader: Enrique Iglesias with Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona

Views: 2.95 Billion

10. Video Name: Lean On

Upload Date: March 22, 2015

Uploader: Major Lazer and DJ Snake with MO

Views: 2.94 billion

11. Video Name: Faded

Upload Date: December

Uploader: Alan Walker

Views: 2.94 billion

12. Video Name: Dark Horse

Upload Date: February 20, 2014

Uploader: Katy Perry with Juicy J

Views: 2.93 Billion

13. Video Name: Girls Like You

Upload Date: May 31, 2018

Uploader: Maroon 5 with Cardi B

Views: 2.92 billion

14. Video name: Let her go

Upload Date: July 25, 2012

Uploader: Passenger

Views: 2.87 billion

15. Video Name: Mi Gente

Upload Date: June 29, 2017

Uploader: J Balvin and Willy Williams

Views: 2.83 billion

16. Video Name: Hello

Upload Date: October 22, 2015

Uploader: Adele

Views: 2.76 billion

17. Video Name: Black Space

Upload Date: November 10, 2014

Uploader: Taylor Swift

Views: 2.69 Billion

18. Video name: Waka Waka, this time for Africa

Upload Date: June 4, 2010

Uploader: Shakira with Freshlyground

Views: 2.68 Billion

19. Video Name: Perfect

Upload Date: November 9, 2017

Uploader: Ed Sheeran

Views: 2.68 Billion

20. Video Name: Chantaje

Upload Date: November 18, 2016

Uploader: Shakira with Maluma

Views: 2.61 billions

Feature Image Credits: EDM Sauce

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the most viewed video on YouTube?

Baby Shark was the 5th video with 4 billion views; second video to reach 5 billion; second video to reach both 6 billion views and 7 billion views. It remains by far the most watched video on YouTube.

2. What are the top 5 most viewed videos on YouTube?

The top 5 most viewed videos on YouTube are
1. Baby Shark Dance (Views: 7.52 Billion)
2. Despacito (views: 7.12 billion)
3. Shape of You (views: 4.88 billion)
4. Goodbye (Views: 4.88 Billion)
5. Johny Johny Yes Daddy (Views: 4.46 Billions)

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