Singer Adele Comeback Hit "Hello" Hits Billion Views on YouTube + Holds The Quickest To Hit Records
The video for her comeback hit "Hello" got it's billionth view after just 87 days, smashing the record previously held by South Korean pop star Psy.
A total of 19 videos have reached the billion mark on Youtube to date, including offerings from Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Sia and Justin Bieber.
Although Hello has been the quickest to hit a billion, Adele still has a long way to go to catch up with Psy's total view count of over 2.5 billion. There are currently 15 videos ahead of her - but probably not for long.
The top 5 most watched Youtube videos are:
1: Psy - Gangnam Style - 2,501,825,424 views
2: Taylor Swift - Blank Space - 1,416,570,413 views
3: Wiz Khalifa fet Charlie Puth - See You Again - 1,374,635,314 views
4: Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk - 1,309,995,067 views
5: Justin Bieber fet Ludacris - Baby - 1,285,770,960 views