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Here’s the most popular YouTube music video of the decade

Dec 16, 2019, 9:45 AM | Updated: 12:37 pm
(Getty Images Photo/Chris McGrath)...
(Getty Images Photo/Chris McGrath)
(Getty Images Photo/Chris McGrath)

Have you at some point in this decade had the song “Despacito” stuck in your head? Looks like billions of other people did, too.

YouTube released a list of the decade’s top music videos this week based on number of views, according to ABC15.

The list featured many of the world’s most famous pop stars, including Ed Sheeran, who notably appeared twice.

See below for the platform’s top 10 music videos of the decade.

Luis Fonsi – “Despacito (ft. Daddy Yankee)” – 6,558,078,465 views

Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” – 4,517,718,066 views

Wiz Khalifa – “See You Again (ft. Charlie Puth)” – 4,320,523,808 views

4. Mark Ronson – “Uptown Funk (ft. Bruno Mars)” – 3,732,564,526 views

5. Psy – “Gangnam Style” – 3,471,161,219 views

6. Justin Bieber – “Sorry” – 3,225,301,301 views

7. Maroon 5 – “Sugar” – 3,086,744,534 views

8. Katy Perry – “Roar” – 2,968,228,909 views

9. OneRepublic – “Counting Stars” – 2,883,120,697 views

10. Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud” – 2,864,887,373 views


YouTube also released its annual rewind video earlier this month.

The recap of 2019 names the platform’s most popular creators, music videos, beauty videos, video game-related content and more.

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Here’s the most popular YouTube music video of the decade