Top-20 list of all times most popular YouTube videos as of Sep-1st, 2013:
# Views Performer-Title
1 1,754,869,335 PSY-GANGNAM STYLE
2 887,481,988 Justin Bieber-Baby
3 687,183,240 Jennifer Lopez-On The Floor
4 589,611,609 Eminem-Love The Way You Lie
5 564,586,061 LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem
6 547,190,223 Shakira-Waka Waka (2010 FIFA)
7 544,530,927 "Charlie"-Charlie bit my finger - again!
8 532,538,841 PSY-GENTLEMAN M/V
9 529,730,855 Lady Gaga-Bad Romance
10 521,330,894 Michel Teló-Ai Se Eu Te Pego
11 490,941,219 Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe
12 467,687,245 Don Omar-Danza Kuduro
13 432,223,358 Eminem-Not Afraid
14 426,716,828 Gotye-Somebody That I Used To Know
15 426,409,110 Pitbull-Rain Over Me
16 422,481,301 One Direction-What Makes You Beautiful
17 413,492,570 Bruno Mars-The Lazy Song
18 411,789,537 Macklemore-Thrift Shop
19 383,816,091 Justin Bieber-Never Say Never
20 382,662,190 Katy Perry-Firework
YouTube Top5 of all times
1. PSY “Gangnam Style” music video remains an absolute popularity champion currently totaling 1.75+ GigaViews (prefix Giga stands for a billion). This astronomical number is getting closer to entire global Internet users’ base (the latter is about 2.267 billion ) and now exceeding the population of both Americas (North and South) and Europe combined.
2. Justin Bieber remains the second most popular entertainer on the planet as per YouTube stats; his iconic musical video clip "Baby" is totaling 887+ MegaViews. This stratospheric popularity index far exceeds the entire population of USA, Canada  and Mexico combined, accounting for more than 1/3 of the global Internet users’ base .
3. “On The Floor” music video featuring Jennifer Lopez is going figuratively through the roof accounted for 687+ MegaViews, thus outnumbering the entire population of North America.
4. Eminem and Rihanna’s collaborative music video “Love The Way You Lie” attracted more than 589 MegaViewers.
5. LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem music video credited with 564+ MegaViews resides on 5th position within the Top5 group.
As it’s been for many years, 19 items in YouTube Top20 are of music-video genre and only one represents Internet humor category (“Charlie bit my finger - again!”).
The entrance level to YouTube (all numbers are rounded to nearest integer):
- Top10 is currently raised to approximately 521 MegaViews
- Top20 is raised to approx. 382 MegaViews
- Top100 is approx. 168 MegaViews
The grand total number of views calculated for Top100 most popular YouTube videos currently exceeds 29.7 GigaViews (as a reminder, prefix Giga stands for billion), which is more than 4 times greater than entire population of the planet .
Disclaimer: All data in this article is provided on “AS IS” basis without warranty of any kind.
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- Internet World Stats
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