The preferred YouTube music movies this yr as soon as once more had a definite español taste.
Eight of the highest 10 most-viewed music movies on YouTube worldwide in 2018 had been in Spanish — with Puerto Rican singer Ozuna (pictured above) showing in three of them.
The No. 1 music video with 1.45 billion views year-to-date is the Nicky Jam, Unhealthy Bunny and Ozuna remix of “Te Boté,” the 2017 breakup music from Casper Magico, Nio Garcia and Darell. Following shut behind is Nicky Jam’s “X (EQUIS)” that includes J. Balvin with 1.40 billion views.
Final yr, six of YouTube’s prime 10 music movies had been additionally in Spanish, together with the No. 1 video: Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito,” which turned in worldwide smash hit and nonetheless holds the document as most-viewed YouTube video of all time (with presently over 5.7 billion views).
In 2018, the 2 English-language tracks on YouTube’s music-video chart had been Maroon 5’s “Women Like You” that includes Cardi B (No. 3) and Drake’s “God’s Plan” (No. 8).
Among the many prime 10 was El Chombo’s “Dame Tu Cosita” that includes Cutty Ranks — initially launched in 1997, it turned an web sensation and dance development because of a video of a bizarre animated alien (created by French animator ArtNoux) gyrating to the observe. After it spiked on YouTube, Extremely Music re-released “Dame Tu Cosita” as an prolonged single with Pitbull, El Chombo and Karol G (together with a music video that includes the dancing alien).
Drake launched a lot of large, influential music movies this yr, with “God’s Plan” his hottest (notching 890 million views up to now). His music additionally was the premise for one of many greatest dance challenges on YouTube this yr — the “In My Emotions Problem” — and his video for the music tipped a hat to the meme.
In the meantime, Ariana Grande’s pop-culture-inflected video for “Thank U, Subsequent,” which dropped Nov. 30, broke the YouTube document for many views in 24 hours (with 55.four million). It additionally set the YouTube document for the quickest video to garner 100 million views, reaching the milestone in lower than 4 days.
Listed below are the highest 10 YouTube music movies by views for 2018 (as of Dec. 5):
- “Te Boté” Remix – Casper, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Unhealthy Bunny, Ozuna – 1.45 billion
- Nicky Jam feat. J. Balvin, “X (EQUIS)” – 1.40 billion
- Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, “Women Like You” – 1.39 billion
- Daddy Yankee, “Dura” – 1.19 billion
- Ozuna & Romeo Santos, “El Farsante” (Remix) – 1.11 billion
- Becky G, Natti Natasha, “Sin Pijama” – 1.11 billion
- El Chombo feat. Cutty Ranks, “Dame Tu Cosita” – 947 million
- Drake, “God’s Plan” – 890 million
- Reik feat. Ozuna & Wisin, “Me Niego” – 736 million
- Ozuna & Manuel Turizo, “Vaina Loca” – 688 million
Pictured above: Ozuna in “Te Boté” Remix