These are the 15 most-liked videos on YouTube

Sorry influencers, gurus and vloggers — it turns out the most-liked YouTube videos of all-time are all super popular music videos. K-Pop reigns supreme on this list, but there are also a ton of fun throwbacks and a few surprising entries.

These are the most popular YouTube videos that had users hitting “like” extra hard.

15. Blackpink – ‘(DDU-DU DDU-DU)’


When K-Pop girl group Blackpink dropped “Ddu-Du-Ddu-Du” in 2018, it became the most-viewed video by a K-Pop group (at the time).

14. Adele – ‘Hello’


Only a couple of months after the music video was released in 2016, British songstress Adele’s “Hello” was dubbed the fastest video to ever reach 1 billion views on Vevo. It currently has just over 16 million likes on YouTube, making it the 14th most-liked video on the platform to date.

13. Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello – ‘Senorita’


This steamy video from pop stars and real-life couple Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello is definitely a fan favorite.

12. Blackpink – ‘Kill This Love’


Look, K-Pop fans are nothing if not committed. In 2019, Blackpink knocked Ariana Grande’s “Thank U Next” from its position as the biggest music video debut in YouTube history with 56.7 million views in 24 hours.

11. BTS – ‘DNA’


BTS nabbed the most-viewed YouTube video by a K-Pop group and earned their first Billboard Hot 100 hit with “DNA” back in 2018.

10. Blackpink – ‘How You Like That’


Blackpink smashed another record for most YouTube views in 24 hours with 86.3 million views thanks to the 2020 summer single “How You Like That.”

9. Maroon 5 – ‘Girls Like You’


When Maroon 5 cast a slew of famous women in their music video — from Cardi B and Amani Al-Khatahtbeh to Millie Bobbie Brown and Lily Singh — it was destined to be a smash.

8. Marshmello – ‘Alone’


Producer Marshmello’s surreal video about a chaotic grade school first dropped in 2016, but it didn’t cross the one billion view mark until 2018

7. BTS – ‘Boy With Luv’


This crossover collaboration with American pop singer Halsey is still one of YouTube’s top five 24-hour debuts — over a year and a half since its April 2019 debut.

6. Psy – ‘Gangnam Style’


Although, Psy’s “Gangnam Stylenever did make it to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (it peaked at No. 2 in 2012), it did pave the way for future K-Pop stars to break the glass ceiling.

5. BTS – ‘Dynamite’


In August, BTS secured the top spot for the biggest debut on YouTube with 101.1 million views in 24 hours. “Dynamite” also marked the group’s first all-English song.

4. Alan Walker – ‘Faded’


Norwegian EDM DJ Alan Walker’s “Faded” dropped in 2015 and is still currently the 21st most-viewed YouTube video of all time.

3. Ed Sheeran – ‘Shape of You’


The 2017 single by British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran topped the charts in 34 countries and broke the record for most weeks on the Billboard Hot 100’s Top 10 that year.

2. Wiz Khalifa – ‘See You Again’ ft. Charlie Puth


This heartfelt tribute to the late Paul Walker of the “Fast & Furious” franchise still has people smashing the like button today.

1. Luis Fonsi – ‘Despacito’


Puerto Rican musical heavyweights Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee joined forces to create this 2017 reggaeton earworm, which currently stands as the most-liked YouTube video in history.

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