Although the most-viewed videos were initially viral videos , such as " Evolution of Dance " and " Charlie Bit My Finger ", the most-viewed videos were increasingly related to music videos. In fact, since Lady Gaga 's " Bad Romance ", every video that has reached the top of the "most-viewed YouTube videos" list has been a music video. Although some of the previously most-viewed videos are no longer listed on the site, reaching the top of the list is still considered a tremendous feat. In November , a Nike advertisement featuring Brazilian football player Ronaldinho became the first video to reach one million views. An early metric of a video's popularity was the so-called Billion View Club, videos which had succeeded in reaching over 1 billion views since their initial upload. In December , " Gangnam Style " became the first video to reach one billion views. With numerous videos readily clearing one billion views by , more interest has been on two and three-billion views and higher metrics. In May "Gangnam Style" became the first video to exceed two billion views. The majority of these videos in the Billion View Club have been commercial music videos by popular artists, but the list has included oddities, typically programs aimed at children. The following table lists the top 30 most-viewed videos on YouTube, with each total rounded to the nearest 10 million views, uploader and upload date.
1. "Friday" by Rebecca Black
If you watched a YouTube video this year, you contributed to YouTube surpassing 1 trillion views in But before you pat yourself on the back or shake your head in disgust, let's see if your viewing habits match those of everyone else around the world. Flip through the gallery below to see which 10 videos — excluding ones from major music labels — people watched the most during the past 12 months. Hint: The world really likes animal clips duh , cover songs and Saturday Night Live 's music videos. Note: YouTube used global view counts of videos uploaded in and aggregated views across multiple versions of the same video.
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The music video might never achieve its golden-age omnipresence again, but when done right, it could still be just as impactful. Over the decade to follow, countless artists would follow their examples, with music videos both casual and epic that managed to cut through the Internet's content overload and capture the national imagination like the Buzz Clips of yore. Here are of the biggest reasons why the music video feels in a far healthier place moving into the s than it did a decade ago -- with a YouTube playlist of all at the bottom. Kiesza, "Hideaway" dir.
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