Here is the most watched YouTube video that is breaking records

Baby Shark has become the most watched video of all times according to the latest YouTube figures. The amazing and catchy children’s song that was recorded by South Korean company has surpassed Despacito to become the most viewed video ever on YouTube.

The song rose to position one on Monday 2nd November with more than Seven Billion views, dethroning Despacito and Shape of You to the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

Baby Shark song which is 76 seconds long was originally uploaded on YouTube on June 17, 2016 but it is thought that the song originated in US summer camps in the 1970s.

In 2019 the song hit the roof reaching number 32 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and its popularity saw it become Washington National Baseball team anthem after winning the World Series in 2019.

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A new version of the song with a theme of teaching children how to wash their hands following the Covid-19 pandemic was released this year.

In Africa Way Maker by Sinach stand outs as the most viewed YouTube video with over 161 Million views. At the second position is the South African Jerusalema Dance produced 10 months ago by Master KG. Jerusalema Dance stands at position two with over 217 million views.

Here it the top 10 watched YouTube videos according to digital trends

Top 10 Most watched YouTube videos in the World

Top 10 Most watched YouTube videos in the World

Baby Shark                       7.042 Billion views

Despacito                         7.038 Billion Views

Shape of You                    5.05   Billion Views

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See Yo Again                    4.79   Billion Views

Masha and the Bear         4.36   Billion Views

Johny Johny Yes Papa      4.14   Billion Views

Uptown Funk                    3.99   Billion Views

Gangnam Style                 3.84   Billion Views

Learning Colors                 3.65   Billion Views

Sorry                                  3.36   Billion Views

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