At the start of only two videos could boast having over a billion views. By the end of the year, ten more had crossed the threshold. Now, as of , plenty of videos are a part on the one billion view club, with a bunch just short of the mark. At the peak of this popularity pyramid sit a few behemoths which have breezed way past billion point, with many even tripling it. Can you guess who they are? Probably, but for the sake of it, here are the 10 most popular song in the world according to YouTube. You must be logged in to post a comment. Tags: most played songs ever most played songs on youtube most popular songs popular songs.
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This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles. The criterion for inclusion on the list is to have sold at least five million copies worldwide. The singles listed here were cited by reliable sources from various media, such as digital journalism , newspapers, magazines, and books. It is notable that, according to Guinness World Records , Irving Berlin 's " White Christmas " as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies. This makes it the second-best-selling physical single of all time. The charts of the best-selling singles by year in the world are compiled by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry annually since These charts were published in their two annual reports, the Digital Music Report and the Recording Industry in Numbers. Units sold include single-track downloads , audio and video mastertones , ringback tones , full track downloads to mobile and, starting in , track-equivalent streams. All versions of the same song are combined in these charts.
What was the most popular song the year you were born? While the Billboard Music Awards might have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic , in honor of the acclaimed music magazine, Wonderwall. We're starting with a somber song all about love that stole the top spot in the country and everyone's heart back in the day…. It's a song that speaks to anyone who's ever had a broken heart: In July , "I'll Never Smile Again" became an instant hit for listeners and lovebirds in the States and remained on the charts for three impressive months. Performed by big band leader Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, with smooth vocals by Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, the song captured the sorrow of losing the one you love. The song "Chattanooga Choo Choo," which was featured in the movie "Sun Valley Serenade," became the big band hit of The trumpet-heavy track, performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, with vocals from Paula Kelly and The Modernaires, was about traveling from New York to Chattanooga, Tennessee, by rail and captured the hopeful spirit of visiting somewhere new. It remained in the No. Recorded on Dec. Released in January , the big band track sung by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires quickly became a hit.
The Rolling Stone Top is a song chart that ranks popular songs from today's most popular artists. Songs are ranked by Song Units, a number that combines audio streams and song sales using a custom weighting system. The song chart does not include any passive listening, such as terrestrial or digital radio. The Rolling Stone Top Song chart is updated daily, and each week Rolling Stone finalizes and publishes an official version of the chart, covering the seven-day period ending with the previous Thursday. Beta Back to All Charts.