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According to Statista, as of January 2021 there were 4.66 billion active internet users worldwide - 59.5 percent of the global population. Of this total, 92.6 percent (4.32 billion) accessed the internet via mobile devices!
And the world population of humans currently living, is estimated to have reached 7,800,000,000 people as of March 2021.
Now the question is can a video of 3 minutes have views of almost the population of the world?! Wait! What?!
A big yes, it can! In fact, it can have more than the world population!
But how? Its easy, the fans of the video have watched it more than once and is watching it more again and again!
I am here to show you not just 1 but 2 videos that are most watched on YouTube! Check it here and comment below which you think can win in terms of numbers by the end of 2021!
While Despacito was the first to reach the 5 billion mark in YouTube, it was broken by Baby Shark Dance which peaks at no 1 in YouTube with a whooping 8.2 billion views as of May 2021!
Check out both the videos here:
1. Luis Fonsi - Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee
Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero (born April 15, 1978), known by his stage name Luis Fonsi is a Puerto Rican singer.
He collaborated with Daddy Yankee for Despacito.
Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez (born February 3, 1976), known professionally as Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican singer, rapper and songwriter.
"Despacito" (American Spanish: [despa'sito]; transl. "Slowly") is a song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankeefrom Fonsi's 2019 studio album Vida. Released on January 12, 2017, the song was written by Fonsi, Erika Ender and Daddy Yankee, and produced by Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres.
A remix version featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber was released on April 17, 2017, which helped to improve the song's chart performance in numerous countries, including various number-one positions. "Despacito" has been widely credited by music journalists as being instrumental in popularizing Spanish-language pop music in the mainstream market again
Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2006 in Los Angeles who was featured in Despacito!
Listen to Luis Fonsi - Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee here
Reviews from Quora:
The global hit definitely has specialties..
It is catchy :- anyone who listens to despacito starts to like it Doesn't matter if the person knows Spanish or not. The person will try his/her hardest to sing along..
It has great music :- based on what knowledge i have of music yes it has great music it is The factor due to which everyone loves it…
These two specialities covers most of the magic.. That “Despacito” has
When I listened despacito , the first word of my mouth - Finally a song that will defeat Gangnam style in terms of youtube views and will break every record.
A language I am totally unaware of it and even though I liked the song, so what could be the reason and why my inclination toward Indian song is to keep on going down day by day.
This guy literally proved that language doesn't matter for any song...
Im still impressed how this almost has as many views as there are people in the world
This song is like a wine. The older it gets, the better it sounds.
Everybody gangsta' until this has more views than the population of the earth.
Despacito - Multiple drone shots, high res cinematographic cameras, large crew, music composition, music video shooting, so much hardwork.Baby Shark - 1 dollar greenscreen, 2-3 toys, some random kids, 2d video editing.Yet the latter took over.
2. Baby Shark Dance | #babyshark Most Viewed Video | Animal Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children
"Baby Shark" is a children's song featuring a family of sharks. Popular as a campfire song, it has taken off since 2016, when Pinkfong, a South Korean education company, turned it into a video that spread virally through social media, online video, and radio. In November 2020, Pinkfong's version became the most-viewed video on YouTube of all time, with over 8 billion v