For many fans, YouTube is where they consume music; and for many musicians YouTube where they promote and find new fans. But only a select few really really break through to real mainstream. In fact, only 8 music videos have more than 1 billion views.
- Psy: Gangnam Style - 2,406,688,654 Views
- Justin Bieber: Baby - 1,207,377,406 Views
- Taylor Swift: Blank Space - 1,129,447,206 Views
- Katy Perry: Dark Horse - 1,086,631,431 Views
- Katy Perry: Roar: 1,049,137,307 Views
- Enrique Iglesias: Bailando - 1,027,716,512 Views
- Taylor Swift: Shake it Off - 1,022,010,471 Views
- Meghan Trainor: All About That Bass - 1,004,721,343 Views
Of the 8 videos that have exceeded 1 billion views, 5 were uploaded in 2014.