‘Despacito’ is the first video to sail past four billion views, finishing top of the list of most-viewed music videos of 2017 on YouTube. — Screengrab from YouTubeLOS ANGELES, Dec 7 — One video broke all the records on YouTube in 2017. Despacito, the music video for the hit song by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, is the first video to sail past four billion views, finishing top of the list of most-viewed music videos of 2017 on YouTube and way ahead of its closest competitors. In second place, Ed Sheeran notches up an impressive 2.8 billion views for Shape of You. In third place, the video for Mi Gente by J Balvin and Willy William gets 1.3 billion views.
Excluding music videos, it is a surprising audition for Thai TV show The Mask Singer (season two) that tops this year’s list of viral videos, with more than 182 million views. It comes ahead of an impressive dance choreography to Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You.
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