YouTube has revealed which video has garnered the most views across the globe.
The Google-owned company has announced the mega-hit music video “Despacito” by Puerto Rican performer Luis Fonsi has been their most watched video on YouTube ever with more than 6 billion views.
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According to Agence France-Presse, “Despacito” has nearly two billion more views than its nearest competitor, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You.”
South Korean performer Psy – with his cult-hit “Gangnam Style” – was the first YouTube video to break the 2 billion views threshold on the social media platform. The 2012 dance hit now places fifth on the YouTube charts with 3.3 billion views.