Videos that has marked its history in Youtube

Music videos are one reason why people love music. It makes the music more exciting and relatable especially if it shows an acting scene. This is also one of the reasons why youtube is used by people around the world because it is the only platform where original content is uploaded.

People admire music videos because it is like watching a short film, but a lot more sentimental and touching because of the music it comes with. It makes the story understandable to its listeners and gives us the feel that we need while listening to it. Over the years since youtube has been established, many videos have hit millions of views. Let us find out what are the top 10 most watched videos of youtube since it has been put up.

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Most Watched Videos of Youtube (2017)

Blank Space by Taylor Swift (2.1 billion views) – Released in 2014, the video has been watched more than 2.1 billion times. Described by PopMatters as “likely the best of Swift’s career”, the song peaked at number four in the UK Singles Chart, where it stayed for two weeks.Back in November 2014, Tay Tay became the first woman in the US Billboard 100’s 56-year history to succeed herself at the top spot – as Blank Space kicked Shake It Off into number 2.

 Roar by Katy Perry (2.12 billion views) – The empowering ballad contains the message: “I am a champion and you’re going to hear me roar.”Katy Perry’s “Roar” was released on her fourth album, Prism, back in 2013.

Sugar by Maroon 5 (2.15 billion views) – Lead singer Adam Levine headed up the stunt which saw the band set up a temporary stage at each wedding and then perform for a surprised bride and groom on their big day.

Bailando by Enrique Iglesias (2.23 billion views) – The Latin mega track soared in the YouTube charts after being released in 2014 with 2.23 billion views, while the English version has only been viewed 230 million times.

Shake it Off by Taylor Swift (2.24 billion views) – Taylor’s second video in the top 10 list of the most watched YouTube posts of all time is “Shake it off” was  released in August 2014.

Despacito by Luis Fonsi (2.48 billion views) – The second and highest-rated Spanish track in our list is Despacito by Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee.One of the biggest songs of the years so far, the most viewed version doesn’t include Justin Bieber, despite the pop sensation jumping on a remix of the track later on.

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars (2.55 billion views) – The official video for “Uptown funk” featuring Bruno Mars has 2.55 billion views. Released in November 2014, the song won three Grammy awards. It hit a record 2.34 million listens in a week in the UK when it was released in January, before spending seven weeks as number one in the Singles Chart.

Sorry by Justin Bieber (2.64 billion views) – The 2015 track has been watched 2.64 billion times, while “Baby”, the track that is to thank for Bieber’s fame, languishes with 1.66 billion views.

Gangnam Style by Psy (2.89 billion views) – Dance mega-hit Gangnam Style has officially lost its crown as the most popular video on YouTube.The song by South Korean pop star Psy was the website’s most played film clip for the past five years.

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See You Again by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth (2.9 billion views) – “See you again” featuring Charlie Puth outstripped ‘Gangnam Style’ to become the most watched video in July 2017. The song, which was commissioned for the soundtrack to Furious 7 and was the popular music video in 2015, is a tribute to actor Paul Walker who died in a car accident in 2013.

All these songs have been popular which is why it has garnered billions of views. These songs have hit a soft spot or have been a daily motivation for us. But one thing is for sure, these songs will always be sung for more years to come.

 

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You Tube Promotion and the Basic Rules

If you’re making videos, what is your goal? Are you trying to network or make money? Well, it really doesn’t matter when it comes to YouTube Promotion.

Your main goal is to gain attention and create repeat watchers.Promoting your videos, after all, spreads knowledge of who you are, what you’re trying to publicize, and what pulls in your profit. If you are going for a target audience, you will need to cater to that particular niche. If not, there are basic rules that cover all types of you tube promotion tactics. So here are the basics.

Getting attention

For YouTube promotion, you will first need to search for ways of engaging your audience. By engaging your audience, you cause them to pause and possibly enjoy the entire video. You would be surprised by how many videos are only partially watched due to immediate boredom. After all, losing the public’s interest will decrease your future views as well.

Then there is “word of mouth”, where one uninteresting video causes the audience to lose interest and so knowledge of the video stops right there. It’s common knowledge that if a YouTube video is entertaining, knowledge of this video will spread engaging, even more, people, and prompting them to take a look.

This is why most youtubers that you might be familiar with, always ask the audience to subscribe. All successful Youtubers ask the audience to subscribe.  It’s an absolute must to include this bit of information during the video, at some point.

Most Youtubers wait until the end of the video to mention this because it’s fresh on the audience’s mind. Most watchers can then subscribe, bringing all your future videos to their channel. If you want to be noticed, this is how you get that attention!

Promotional tools

Descriptions and banners are ways to draw more attention to your goal of YouTube promotion. Your goal is their subscription and so the descriptions and banners must stick in the mind of your audience creating a curiosity. It’s also important to always keep comments enabled on your YouTube videos, providing a way for feedback. What do we know about feedback? The audience loves being able to leave an opinion on your work!

Engage your audience

To make it much more stimulating, ask questions. This provides a way to get truthful comments about what you’re trying to convey in your videos. If you’re a gamer, interact with your audience about their opinions of the game, their suggestions on how to find codes and clues within the game, and inquire about other similar games that your audience may be interested in. There are all sorts of questions that you can ask which makes the audience feel needed and welcome.

Most people will return if they feel like their opinion is valued. Use shoutouts and even engage your audience in contest participation and reward systems during the video.

So, there you have it!

YouTube promotion isn’t difficult at all. You just have to know the basics. With these tools, you can soon see views increase and networking goals come to fruition. Honestly, it’s about dedication, repetition and keeping the dream alive.

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