Although the most-viewed videos were initially viral videos , such as " Evolution of Dance " and " Charlie Bit My Finger ", the most-viewed videos were increasingly related to music videos. In fact, since Lady Gaga 's " Bad Romance ", every video that has reached the top of the "most-viewed YouTube videos" list has been a music video. Although some of the previously most-viewed videos are no longer listed on the site, reaching the top of the list is still considered a tremendous feat.
The videos for these earworms have billions upon billions of views.
Recognizing both the videos we spent all year talking about and the ones we wished more people had gotten the chance to watch on heavy rotation, here are the Billboard staff's 50 favorite videos of Nathan R. Casting kid versions of rap stars has been a bulletproof music video concept for at least 20 years already, but "Bigger Than You" does well not to try to recreate the IRL universe of three of rap's biggest names. Instead, it just lets their teen doppelgangers swag out at study hall for a couple minutes. The invocations feel authentic; even mini-Drake has the combination of light external awkwardness but unmistakable internal resolve that undoubtedly still made the real Young Aubrey one of the popular kids at an early age. Phoebe Bridgers, "Scott Street" dir. Alex Lill. Reik feat. Ozuna, "Me Niego" dir. Nuno Gomes.
Sure, they spread across the web like wildfire, dominating your feeds and hijacking your attention. But earworm-y pop songs? Those hits you end up wanting to wipe from your memory forever? Now the site boasts an expanded metric for chronic popularity and an ever-changing batch of insanely popular music vids.
Life is a journey and going through it with a true partner, and a mutual respect for curiosity, is so far greatly rewarding. Is there even any sex at all in this fantasy. I'm pointing this out because I don't know her and couldn't tell you what to expect. I don't remember much of the breakup because it's been overshadowed by what happened to her afterwards.