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Top 10 Most Viewed Videos on YouTube (Updated April 2024)

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Many call YouTube and Google for videos. And we’re not surprised to see why. The video streaming platform, ever since its release in 2005, has only gone from strength to strength. From finding funny cat videos, listening to music, or finding a nursery rhyme for your toddler to remain engaged, YouTube has it all!

YouTube has taken the internet by storm globally and changed how we think and surf the internet. It is a platform that provides easy access to videos from all over the globe. 

It’s so hard to imagine a world without YouTube. Although, it has been a part of our lives merely since 2005. It sure feels like forever.

A video on this social media platform that gets maximum love becomes the star and is predicted to top all the global charts.

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Safe to say, the quota these days serves as, to win hearts, you have to win unlimited YouTube views. 

So, we bring you a list of the top 10 videos of all time that were successful in doing so, in achieving maximum views.

List of YouTube Viewed Videos 2024

No.Video TitleChannel NameViews (billions)Publication Date
1Baby Shark DancePinkfong14.42Jun 18, 2016
2DespacitoDaddy Yankee8.42Jan 13, 2017
3Johnny Johnny Yes PapaLooloo Kids6.90Oct 8, 2016
4Bath SongCocomelon-Nursery Rhymes6.68May 2, 2018
5Shape of YouEd Sheeran6.24Jan 30, 2017
6See You AgainWiz Khalifa6.24Apr 7, 2015
7Wheels on the BusCocomelon-Nursery Rhymes6.07May 24, 2018
8Phonic sounds with two wordsChuChu TV-Children’s songs5.77March 6, 2014
9Uptown FunkMark Ronson5.20Nov 19, 2014
10Learning Colors- Colorful Eggs on a FarmMiroshka TV- Children’s songs5.10Feb 27, 2018

1. “Baby Shark Dance” by Pinkfong

The first-ever video to break the 10 billion views record on YouTube. In 2020, it surpassed all the videos with a billion views, standing on a viewer record of its own.

It’s a song that should’ve been suited to a specific age group but ended up being hummed by everyone. 

You don’t get satisfaction until you sing the Do do, do-do part.

Video Courtesy: Baby Shark – Pinkfong Kids’ Songs & Stories

Pinkfong initially brought us the version of this song. Ever since its release, this song has been played worldwide.

Try finding someone who doesn’t reply to your Baby… Shark with Do do, do-do-do-do, and you’ll know the hype. 

The video currently stands on top with 14 Billion views.

2. “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee

Known to be one of the biggest pop songs of all time, Despacito stayed the crown king of most viewed video songs for over three years on YouTube, from 2017 until Baby Shark claimed the throne in 2020.

The inescapable beat of this song and the Spanish-language original version gave the song a global boost.

Video Courtesy: Luis Fonsi

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee do complete justice to the music’s reggaeton, rap, and Latin pop. 

With 7.8 billion views, it remains a classic.

You hear the cuatro play and immediately go singing Des-PA-Cito. Stay there; keep trying to sing and hum along to the Spanish part until you get the hang of it! 

This amazing duo of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee raised around 8.36 Billion views.

3. “Johny Johny Yes Papa” by Looloo Kids 

According to the kids’ liking, Johny Johny Yes Papa, an old nursery rhyme, turned into animation. This video gained appraisal by becoming the talk of Twitter through memes, which is unusual for us.

Video Courtesy: LooLoo Kids – Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Songs

We still don’t know why it has over 6.3 billion video views on YouTube. We are guessing that people, especially kids, approve of its surreal nature, which makes it distinct. 

The baby nursery rhyme gathered over 6.86 Billion views.

4. “Bath Song” by Cocomelon Nursery Rhymes

The kids’ entertainment industry is covering the world of YouTube very rapidly. The newer generations spend most of their time on gadgets, whether while lunching or watching TV before nap time.

Parents play their favorite videos on television and set them free. 

Video Courtesy: Cocomelon – Nursery Rhymes

Bath Song by Cocomelon is another melody famous for its popularity and worldwide recognition. 

Cocomelons brings us nursery rhymes and original songs in 3D animation. Bath Song video is the most viewed one, with 5.8 billion viewers on YouTube. 

5. “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran 

Oh-I-oh-I-oh-I-oh-I, yeah, sing along the lyrics; we all know them. The Shape of You opens up with a unique instrumental track, which is the signature and hallmark of this song.

It has its vibe and kicks in the mood to sing as it plays.