Top 10 most Watched YouTube Videos of all Times


Youtube is the worlds largest video sharing and the watching platform. It was started in the year 2005. The first video was posted by the Jawed Karim, the founder of the service in April 2005. The first video to cross the mark of the one Million views was an add of Nike featuring  Ronaldinho in 2005. After seven years the first video to cross the 1 Billion views mark on the youtube was the Gangnam Style, but it doesn’t hold the record of most watched video on Youtube. The Most watched video on youtube title goes to the song “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee published on January 2017. We have listed a list of Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos of all times. Just have a look at them.

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Here is the List of Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos of all times :

10. “Roar”, Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s “Roar” clip has garnered more than 2.65 billion views in just over five years on the air.

Number of Views: 2.65 billion
Date of Publishing: September 5, 2013.
Youtube Channel: Katy Perry
Number of Subscribers: 31 Million

9. “Shake It Off”, Taylor Swift

The “Shake It Off” clip by Taylor Swift aired August 18, 2014, and currently has more than 2.66 billion views.

Number of Views: 2.66 billion
Date of Publishing: August 18, 2014
Youtube Channel: Taylor Swift
Number of Subscribers: 31 Million

8. “Sugar”, Maroon 5

Available since January 14, 2015, on YouTube, the “Sugar” clip from Maroon 5 has surpassed the 2.78 billion view mark.

Number of Views: 2.78 billion
Date of Publishing: January 14, 2015
Youtube Channel: Maroon 5
Number of Subscribers: 21 Million

7. “Sorry”, Justin Biber

Biber owns some of the top YouTube videos and the most popular of them is the “Sorry” clip, with 3.02 billion hits since October 22, 2015.

Number of Views: 3.02 billion
Date of Publishing: October 22, 2015.
Youtube Channel: Justin Biber
Number of Subscribers: 41 Million

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6.“Gangnam Style”, Psy

First to go from 1 billion views in history, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” clip remains well-positioned with more than 3.23 billion hits since July 15, 2012.

Number of Views: 3.23 billion.
Date of Publishing: July 15, 2012.
Youtube Channel: Psy
Number of Subscribers: 12 Million

5. “Masha and the Bear: Recipe for disaster”, Get Movies

Russian animation “Masha and the Bear” is the only non-musical video in the top 10 of YouTube. On the air since January 31, 2012, it already has more than 3.3 billion views.

Number of Views: 3.3 billion
Date of Publishing: January 31, 2012.
Youtube Channel: Get Movies
Number of Subscribers: 20 Million

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4 “Uptown Funk”, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

The clip of “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, is one of those that you strike the eye and knows what it is. The video has passed 3.3 billion hits since November 19, 2014

Number of Views: 3.3 billion
Date of Publishing: November 19, 2014
Youtube Channel: Mark Ronson
Number of Subscribers: 4.6 Million

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3 “See You Again”, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth

The clip from Wiz Khalifa’s gripping “See You Again” and Charlie Puth, which is part of the soundtrack to the movie “Fast & Furious 7”, was already the most watched on YouTube. Now, however, it is in third place with more than 3.83 billion times since its launch on April 6, 2015.

Number of Views: 3.83 billion
Date of Publishing: April 6, 2015
Youtube Channel: Wiz Khalifa
Number of Subscribers: 16 Million

2. “Shape of You”, Ed Sheeran

Pop music video by Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” aired on January 30, 2,017 and since then, it already has more than 3.87 billion hits

Number of Views: 3.87 billion
Date of Publishing: January 30, 2017
Youtube Channel: Ed Sheeran
Number of Subscribers:

1. “Despacito”, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

The music video by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanke was the first to go from 4 billion views and today has more than 5.65 billion hits. The video also achieved the record within seven months of release.

Number of Views: 5.64 billion
Date of Publishing: January 12, 2017
Youtube Channel: Luis Fonsi
Number of Subscribers: 22 Million

NOTE: The views of the videos might have increased by the time you are reading this.

So these were the Top 10 Most Watched YouTube Videos of all Times. How many of the above videos you have already watched? Do let us know in the comments section below.


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