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No matter how many video platforms emerge, YouTube will always be the most visited one to look up videos, listen to songs, and surf dramas or movies. To gauge their content’s popularity, people still look up the view count on YouTube. Well, the platform has announced the most viewed YouTube videos of 2021, and it is an interesting compilation.

Here’s the list!

1. Baby Shark

The most irritating song probably that no matter how much you hate you end up singing all day is Baby Shark. Published by Pinkfong Kids songs & stories, the video garnered 9.78 billion views. The video of Baby Shark is a song that stands on top of the list.

2. Despacito

Luis Fonsi’s song featuring Daddy Yankee, Despacito is at number two. The video song has 7.65 billion view till date

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3. Johny Johny Yes Papa

The children song to keep your toddlers entertained is most definitely Johny Johny Yes Papa. Gone are the days when it was ‘Baby Baby, Yes Mama’. These, it would seem, are breaking-stereotypes days. Most-watched in the kids category, after Baby Shark is this one with 5.97 billion views.

4. Shape Of You

Relatively an old song but even 2021’s lockdown could not lessen its popularity. Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” continues to attract viewers and at the end of 2021, it stands with 5.55 billion and is at number 4 in the most viewed YouTube videos.

5. See You Again

Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again featured Charlie Puth in the music video. The song was a complete package which is why it is the number 5 most viewed video and has 5.34 billion views.

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6. Bath Song

Another nursery rhyme made it to the list of these videos. It looks like adults were too fed up with their kids in these Covid times that they decided to get help from videos on the internet. This rhyme also got almost 4.96 billion views according to the YouTube data.

7. Learning Colors 

Educating your kids through the digital medium began to be used often in 2020 courtesy of COVID. But in 2021, it became more streamlined. One such video where kids could learn colors garnered 4.53 billion views.

8. Masha & The Bear

Another animated video made it to being number eight on the list. The video has 4.47 billion views on it.

9. Uptown Funk

The official music video Uptown Funk that features Bruno Mars uploaded by Mark Ronson secured 4.38 billion views on it. This most view count makes it the number 9th most-watched video in 2021.

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10. Phonic Songs With Two Words

With Despacito and Baby Shark video one would not expect an alphabet compilation that features two words for each alphabet to be one of the most viewed. But it is. The video has 4.33 billion hits.

Do you think this list would change the next year? Or do you think some of these would maintain their spots? Let us know in the comments below.

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