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'Gangnam Style' is no longer the most-viewed video on YouTube

YouTube most viewed social media facebook Gangnam Style Wiz Khalifa Charlie Puth Justin Bieber Mark Ronson Bruno Mars Luis Fonsi Macarena Psy Y.M.C.A Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s music video for “See You Again” is now the most-viewed video
Lamar Ellis | 13 July, 2017, 00:36

Justin Bieber's Sorry (featuring dancing by New Zealand's own Parris Goebel) remains the third most-watched YouTube video of all time, with 2.63 billion views.

At an astonishing 2,897,391,188 views (we know you skipped right over reading that number), there is now officially a new title-holder for the most watched video on YouTube.

The film clip for the track, which features Charlie Puth, serves as a tribute to the franchise's star Paul Walker, who tragically died in a auto accident in 2013.

For the last five years, the insanely compelling dance video "Gangnam Style" has dominated the YouTube video leaderboards.

Psy's "Gangnam Style" video, which became a sensation following its release on YouTube in December of 2012, has ruled YouTube charts for over four years.

This number surpasses that of YouTube's previous record-holder, Psy's "Gangnam Style," which no one will even remember now. However, its reign as YouTube's most-played video may end soon as there is another contender for the YouTube throne.

Later that year, "See You Again" became the first video by a Hip Hop act to cross the 2 billion viewed mark.

However, as of July 11, according to a BBC report, the pop song has been overtaken by the heart-warming ballad "See You Again".

See You Again features Khalifi and Charlie Puth.

Justin Bieber's "Sorry" is now at number three with 2.63 billion views, while Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" is fourth with just over 2.55 billion views.

Luis Fonsi's Despacito (released in 2017) has got 2.5 billion views in six months, and is going strong.

The tragedy occurred while Furious 7 was still shooting.

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