He's a YouTube whiz of a Wiz

As has been the case for quite some time, Psy's Gangnam Style has held the title for the most-viewed video uploaded to YouTube.

While See You Again has been watched by more people than any other YouTube video, it seems its time at the top will be short-lived.

The movie, and video, are seen as tributes to Walker, who died in a auto accident before completing "Furious 7", the latest in "The Fast and the Furious" film series.

YouTube viewers have been seeing Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" again and again. As YouTube keeps growing in the size of its audience, newer videos that capture the same percentage of YouTube's viewers will have more pageviews than older videos that have lost their buzz.

In 2014, Psy's catchy song made history after gaining so many views that it forced YouTube to upgrade to a 64-bit integer.

That amounts to roughly $10 million for every billion views, or almost $30 million in ad revenue for each of the popular videos.


Their official "See You Again" video was released on YouTube on April 6, 2015. It has since become a highly requested song to be played at funerals and over on the YouTube platform is still pulling in over a million views per day.

And how long can "See You Again" stay number 1? Interestingly, Luis Fonsi's Despacito - which has only been out for six months - is rocketing up the charts with 2.47 billion views to date.

"See You Again", a tribute to the late Paul Walker of the Fast & Furious franchise, also topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 10 straight weeks, becoming an instant classic of our generation.

Justin Bieber's "Sorry" is now at number three with 2.63 billion views, while Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" is fourth with just over 2.55 billion views.

The song was the top single from the "Furious 7" movie soundtrack, and commercial mega-hit, selling more than 4 million copies in the United States.


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