What’s most shocking concerning the present 10 most appreciated movies on YouTube isn’t the staggering variety of likes every video has earned through the years since they’ve debuted. It’s the truth that all of them are music movies. And that truth is very startling when you think about that the video-sharing web site gives an unlimited, far-reaching platform for a lot extra than simply music movies. You identify the topic and there’s most likely quite a lot of YouTube movies about it, filmed in quite a lot of codecs. (Plus, even our most up-to-date record of the ten most disliked YouTube movies exhibits a bit a little bit of the variability you possibly can anticipate from YouTube’s video assortment.)
And but, regardless that YouTube affords an in depth library of non-music content material, plainly the consensus is (not less than for now) that music movies are the most well-liked type of content material YouTube has to supply.
10. Women Like You — Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B (17.83 million likes)
It’s no marvel that Maroon 5’s Women Like You music video has gotten so many likes: It’s a catchy music that not solely options one among at this time’s hottest rappers (Cardi B), however the video additionally contains not less than 25 cameos from numerous notable girls comparable to Jennifer Lopez, Lilly Singh, Mary J. Blige, Aly Raisman, and Gal Gadot.
9. Alone — Marshmello (18.54 million likes)
Marshmello’s video for Alone has over a billion views and over 18 million likes because it was revealed on YouTube in 2016. The video is definitely sort of candy in a easy approach: It depicts a lonely teen who doesn’t fairly match along with his friends in school, however is lastly capable of join with them by the creation of his personal music.
The video has a little bit of an after-school particular vibe, however it’s really good to see the principle character change into accepted by his schoolmates by way of his personal self-expression, moderately than by conforming to his would-be associates’ pursuits.
8. Boy With Luv — BTS feat. Halsey (19.78 million likes)
The wildly well-liked Okay-pop boy band BTS doesn’t simply have one top-10 video on YouTube — it has two. And the primary one we’re is Boy With Luv at No. 8. The video additionally options an look from singer Halsey. The sugary-sweet, brightly coloured music video was first uploaded on April 12, 2019, and has racked up over 19 million likes and over a billion views since then.
7. Gangnam Model — Psy (19.99 million likes)
Admit it: You probably did the dance. Chances are you’ll not have finished it whereas sober, however you probably did it.
And why not? Who can resist that bow-legged gallop and its imaginary reins? Nobody. We prefer to assume that each single one among these almost 20 million likes is an request for forgiveness.
6. Light — Alan Walker (21.43 million likes)
Light is a music by DJ and file producer Alan Walker. Since its launch in 2015, it has acquired over 2 billion views on YouTube and over 21 million likes. The vocals featured on this music are by Norwegian singer Iselin Solheim.
5. Dynamite — BTS (21.46 million likes)
Suited up of their signature pastels, and armed with catchy lyrics and their model of sugary candy pop music, BTS is again with yet one more entry on this top-10 record of most-liked movies on YouTube. Titled Dynamite, this video doesn’t characteristic some other artists aside from the seven members this boy band already has. What’s most outstanding about this video, nonetheless, is that it’s solely been on YouTube for 3 months! It debuted on the location on August 20, 2020, and already has over 615 million views and over 21 million likes.
4. Child Shark Dance — Pinkfong! Children’ Songs & Tales (22.88 million likes)
We’re pretty sure that this video’s recognition on YouTube is usually attributable to households with children beneath 5. And why not? For those who’re a mother or father and have been cooped up with toddlers for the previous few months, it’s seemingly that you simply or your children have pressed play on this video extra occasions than you possibly can depend. And who can blame you? It’s solely two minutes lengthy and appears to cheer your children up simply. (However on your sake, we actually hope your children tire of this music quickly.)
Child Shark Dance was first uploaded on June 17, 2016, and has earned over 22 million likes since then.
3. Form of You — Ed Sheeran (25.04 million likes)
The music video for Ed Sheeran’s Form of You was revealed on YouTube two years in the past. In that point, it’s managed to rack up over 5 billion views and over 25 million likes. The video itself begins out as a candy love story between two boxers coaching on the identical gymnasium, however then it sort of has this weird ending the place Sheeran’s character finds himself in a sumo wrestling scenario his character didn’t really practice for.
It’s an odd music video that sort of falls aside ultimately. However not less than the music’s respectable.
2. See You Once more — Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth (31.13 million likes)
“See You Once more” made its music video debut within the spring of 2015. The music itself was written for the soundtrack of the seventh installment of the Quick & Livid film franchise.
It was additionally supposed to be a tribute to the much-loved Quick & Livid forged member, actor Paul Walker. Walker had handed away in 2013 and the seventh installment of the Quick and the Livid franchise (referred to as “Livid 7”) was his final look in a movie. Along with receiving over 31 million likes, the music video for See You Once more has been seen over 4 billion occasions on YouTube.
1. Despacito — Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee (41.25 million likes)
The recognition of Despacito is bizarre. Simply take a look at its statistics. It must be the most well-liked YouTube video with over 41 million likes. But it surely additionally has over 4 million dislikes, and someway has extra dislikes than Rebecca Black’s ill-fated Friday music video — which was an precise terrible music video (and music). As in, the one purpose Friday turned well-known within the first place was due to how unhealthy it was.
The music video for Despacito is, due to this fact, on this odd limbo area, the place due to how ubiquitous it was, it’s now each good and horrible. Hottest and the Twelfth-most hated.