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New YouTube Leader

July 13, 2017

For the past five years, PSY’s ridiculous ” Gangnam Style ” video has been the most-watched video on YouTube. But now, it’s been dethroned.

The new most-watched video is ” See You Again ”, the Wiz Khalifa song with Charlie Puth that was featured in “Furious 7”.

It’s been over two years since “See You Again” debuted, and it hasn’t spiked recently, so it’s just been slowly gaining on Psy. Last we checked, “See You Again” had 2.9 billion views, and “Gangnam Style” had 2.896 billion, so it’s still close.

Here’s the current Top 10, along with the date they were uploaded . . .

1. “See You Again”, Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth, 2.9 billion views, 2015

2. “Gangnam Style”, Psy, 2.895 billion views, 2012

3. “Sorry”, Justin Bieber, 2.637 billion views, 2015

4. “Uptown Funk”, Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars, 2.551 billion views, 2014

5. “Despacito”, Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee, 2.497 billion views, 2017

6. The Russian animated movie “Masha and the Bear: Recipe for Disaster”, 2.311 billion views, 2012

7. “Shake It Off”, Taylor Swift, 2.249 billion views, 2014

8. “Bailando”, Enrique Iglesias, 2.233, billion views, 2014

9. “Sugar”, Maroon 5, 2.151 billion views, 2015

10. “Roar”, Katy Perry, 2.130 billion views, 2013

Yesterday, Charlie Puth Tweeted, “For the record, I joined YouTube in 2007 . . . hoping to make a video that would reach 10,000 views. Just heard about ‘See You Again’ . . . wow.”