Top 10 YouTube Videos Of All Time

Updated 4/14/2014.

YouTube has come to define the era of online video, so let's take a look at its most popular videos of all time. We reported that Psy's Gangnam Style was the first video to reach a billion views, and the viral hit is standing strong at number 1 and working steadily towards 2 billion views! Psy makes the cut twice in this month's YouTube Top 10, reaching the number seven spot with his follow-up single, Gentleman

We first did this list in August 2007, at which point Evolution of Dance by comedian Judson Laipply was number 1 with nearly 56 million views. The next update was September 2008, when Avril Lavigne's Girlfriend pop music video was number 1 with 103 million views. In January 2010, Charlie bit my finger - again ! was number 1, with 148 million views. By the beginning of January 2011, Justin Bieber was at number 1 with over 400 million views for Baby—and that video went on to hold the top slot through most of 2012. 

Here are the top 10 as of April 2014:

1. PSY - GANGNAM STYLE; 1,949,311,958 views

2. Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris; 1,020,382,652 views

 

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3. Jennifer Lopez - On The Floor ft. Pitbull; 745,893,721 views

 

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4. Charlie bit my finger - again !; 693,626,932 views

5. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna; 685,150,411 views

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6. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock; 669,586,809 views

7. PSY - GENTLEMAN M/V; 667,038,15 views

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8. Shakira - Waka Waka(This Time for Africa);643,615,162 views

9. Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball; 608,105,988 views

10. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance578,163,529 views

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