ON position 5-with over 3.5 billion views is “Gangnam Style”-the 2012 megahit by South Korean musician Psy. “Gangnam Style” became the first YouTube video to reach one billion views.
On number 4 is Mark Ronson’s video “Uptown Funk” ft. Bruno Mars which racked up over 3.7 billion views. The song is a funk-pop, soul, boogie, disco-pop and has a taste of the 1980s-era of funk music.
On number 3 spot- with over 4.4 billion views is Wiz Khalifa’ s video “See You Again” ft. Charlie Puth. The song is a soundtrack for Furious 7. This was the first Rap video to surpass 1 billion views on YouTube.
Taking the number 2 position is the video by Ed Sheeran called “Shape of You.” The song peaked at number-one on the singles charts in 34 countries. In 2018, the song was the most streamed song on Spotify.
The most streamed video on YouTube racking up over 6.6 billion views is Luis Fonsi’s video “Despacito” ft. Daddy Yankee. “Despacito” has been widely credited by music journalists as being instrumental in popularizing Spanish-language pop music in the mainstream market.