‘Gangnam Style’ Is No Longer The Most-Viewed Video On YouTube

On Tuesday morning, Wiz Khalifas song See You Again made the YouTube history books.

The video for the song, which features singer Charlie Puth, reached 2.897 billion views, making it the most-viewed on the platform. See You Again unseated the previous record holder, South Korean singer Psys 2012 worldwide viral hit Gangnam Style.

As of press time, the views for Gangnam Style sit around 2.895 billion. The catchy track will still remain notable for its prevalence, however; Psys song was the first video in YouTube history to reach 1 billion views.

Sorry, by Justin Bieber, Uptown Funk, by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, and impressively, as it was released in January 2017 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankees summer hit Despacito round out the top fivemost-viewed videos on YouTube.

See You Again was commissioned for the Furious 7 soundtrack as a tribute to the franchises late star Paul Walker, who died tragically in a car crash in 2013.

Since its release in early 2015, the track has served as a touching memorial for Walker. While accepting an award for Furious 7 at the 2016 Peoples Choice Awards, The Fast and the Furious co-star Vin Diesel thanked fans for the support since Walkers death, and then began singing the songs lyrics.

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