Are you curious to know about the top 10 songs globally? Well, songs are the ones that change our state of mind even if we are too much tired. Youtube is a platform where we can watch videos as per our choice. If I’m not wrong most people in the world spend most of their time watching their favorite songs over youtube. Now let’s check which song is most viewed on Youtube whether your favorite one is on the list or not?
So, Here is the list of The Top 10 Songs Across Youtube (2020)
1. Song Name – Despacito feat Daddy Yankee
Channel Name – Luis Fonsi
Song Views – 6.7 Billion
Despacito acquires 1st position in the top 10 songs globally. On 12 January 2017, Luis Fonsi released Despacito featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. Within 97 days of release, the song reached a billion views on youtube. The length of the song is 3 minutes 47 seconds.
Now, After few months the remix version of the song released featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber. Since the release of the remix version of the song, the ranking of the song improved very fastly on youtube. It is the first song in the history of youtube having more than 6 billion views. Presently the song has more than 6.7 billion views on youtube.
The song received various awards:
- Latin Grammy Awards for Record of the Year
- Song of the Year
- Best Urban Fusion/Performance
- Best Short Form Music Video at the 18th Latin Grammy Awards
April released a remix version of the song also honored with various Grammy Awards including –
- Record of the Year
- Song of the Year
- And Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
2. Song Name – Baby Shark Dance
Channel Name – Pink Fong
Song Views – 5 Billion
Baby shark is a Kid’s song based on a family of Sharks. It is on the 2nd spot in the top 10 songs globally. The track was released 3 years ago and now has 5 Billion+ views on Youtube. The song is widely known as a campfire song.
Baby Shark is produced by Korean Pop manufacturer Pink Fong. The song has become a global hit since its release. It is the only educational song in the top 10 songs list. The song features three performers –
- Korean-American singer Hope Segoine ( 10 years old)
- Actress Elaine Johnston (Child Actor )
- New Zealander of Korean–Scottish descent ( 9 Years Old )
3. Song Name – Shape of You
Channel Name – Ed Sheeran
Song Views – 4.7 Billion
The official video of Shape of You was published on 30 Jan 2017 on Youtube. The track is written by four songwriters Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac, Johnny McDaid, Kandi Burruss, Tameka Cottle, and Kevin Briggs. The duration of the video song is 3 minutes 53 seconds. It is based on the pop genre.
Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac are producers of the song. The song remained on 1st spot for consistently 16 weeks on the Canadian Hot 100. Also, the track stayed for almost 12 non-consistent weeks on Billboard Hot 100.
The shape of You reached the milestone of 2 billion streams in Spotify on 10 December 2018. The song was the best selling song in 2017 not only in the UK but also in digital selling in the world.
The shape of you honored with the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Also, the track was the 9th most popular song of all time according to the Billboard ranking chart. It acquires the 3rd position in the top 10 songs globally.
4. Song Name – See You Again feat Charlie Puth
Channel Name – Wiz Khalifa
Song Views – 4.4 Billion
Wiz Khalifa released his most famous song ‘See You Again’ on 7 April 2015 over Youtube. The song features American Singer Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa. The main motive to make the song was to pay tribute to the actor, Paul Walker.
The track has various songwriters including Charlie Puth, Cameron Thomaz, Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Dann Hume, Josh Hardy, and Phoebe Cockburn.
The Hip-hop version song has three producers DJ Frank E, Charlie Puth, and Andrew Cedar. The duration of the song is 3 minutes 49 seconds. The song remained the most viewed song from 10 July 2017 to 4 August 2017. It is 4th most viewed track in the list of top 10 songs.
The song was nominated three times in different categories at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. In 2015 See You Again was the most selling and demandable song, according to IFPI.
5. Song Name – Recipe for Disaster
Channel Name – Masha and the bear
Song Views – 4.25 Billion
Recipe for Disaster is an episode part from the Russian CGI animated show for kids. It is the only song that is not completely in English among the top 5. The track is very famous not only in their own country but also overseas. The song was released on 31 January 2012 and now has 4.25 billion+ views.
The episodes of the show are also available on Netflix and NBC Universal. Recipe For Disaster is the only non-music video which is widely famous on Youtube. It has been placed in the 5th spot in the top 10 songs globally.
6. Song Name – Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars
Channel Name – Mark Ronson
Song Views – 3.81 Billion
On 19 November 2014, Mark Ronson published – ‘Uptown Funk ft Bruno Mars’ on the Youtube platform. The song is from his studio album, Uptown Special consisting of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.
The song comprises four songwriters Mark Ronson, Mars, Philip Lawrence, and Jeff Bhasker. The duration of the video song is 4 minutes 30 seconds.
The track is based on funk-pop, Soul, boogle, disco-pop, and Minneapolis sound. After few months of its release, the song gained the top spot in 19 countries. Also, the song maintained its position in the top-10 in the other 15 countries.
The track stayed at the top position for billboard Hot 100 for consecutive 14 weeks. It also remained at the top of the UK Singles Chart.
Uptown funk feat Bruno Mars honored with various awards including –
- British Single of the Year at 2015 in Brit Awards
- International Work of the Year at the APRA Music Awards of 2016
- Record of the Year at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
7. Song Name – Gangnam Style
Channel Name – Officialpsy
Song Views – 3.57 billion
Gangnam Style is on the 7th spot in the top 10 songs globally. It is published by South Korean songwriters Park Jae-sang and Yoo Gun-Hyung. The video song was released on 15 July 2012 with a running time of 3 minutes and 39 seconds.
There are three producers of video songs including park Jae-sang, Yoo Gun-Hyung, and Yang Hyun-suk. The track is based on K- pop and dance-pop.
According to Guinness World Records ‘Gangnam Style’ was the most liked video of youtube till 2012. The song also won the ‘Best Video’ award at MTV Europe Awards in the same year. At the last of 2012 Gangnam Style stayed at the top position in more than 30 countries.
8. Song Name – Sorry
Channel Name – Justin Bieber
Song Views – 3.26 Billion
The sorry track is published on the Youtube platform by Canadian Singer Justin Bieber on 23 October 2015. The song is from his purpose album which also released in 2015. The track consists of four songwriters including Justin Bieber, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter Sonny Moore, and Michael Tucker.
The length of the song is 3 minutes 20 seconds. The track stayed at the top position in more than 13 countries of the world. Sorry stayed at the top spot in the Canadian Hot 100 list for 7 weeks.
Also, the song remained at the top position in the UK singles chart. Ultimately, the song became a huge success with more than 10 million sales separately in 2016. Still Sorry is the most viewed video of Justin Bieber across youtube.
9. Song Name – Sugar
Channel Name – Maroon 5
Song Views – 3.15 Billion
‘Sugar’ song is published on youtube by American band Maroon 5 on 14 January 2015. There are four songwriters including Mike Posner, Adam Levine, Dr. Luke, and Jacob Kasher. The duration of the song is 3 minutes 55 seconds.
The concept of the video is from the 2005 romantic comedy Wedding Crashers. In the week of 31 January 2015 sugar was on the 8th spot of US Billboard Hot 100.
The track is based on the pop genre. ‘Sugar’ was also nominated at 58th Grammy Awards for Best Pop Duo Performance. Sugar is the only 68th song in the world that remained at top10 for 20 weeks in US billboard 100. There is also a remix version of the track featuring rapper Nicki Minaj which is available on Youtube.
10. Song Name – Roar
Channel Name – Katy Perry
Song Views – 3.04 Billion
Katy Perry is consistently holding her position in the top 10 songs. ‘Roar’ track is from Katy Perry, Prim(2013) album. The video song of a track released on 6 September. The duration of the song is 3 minutes 42 seconds. There are three producers in the song including Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut.
Commercially the song became a huge hit and stayed at the top position in various countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, Ireland, etc. Despite receiving combined reviews, the song was nominated in the category of Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
So, this was the complete list of the top 10 songs globally. From Despacito to Roar all the songs have been placed according to their views on Youtube.