Top 10 Most Viewed Video on Youtube in 2017

Youtube is the most popular video platform and 2nd largest search engine after Google. Youtube is available in more than 75 languages and becoming powerful talent showing platform for all artists. In 2017, many music videos have gained popularity and few of them has topped the chartbusters too. Spanish song “Despacito” wins the race at top 10 songs in 2017. Here is the full list of the top 10 most watched music video of 2017 on Youtube.

DJ Khaled – I’m the One

This hip-hop song features Chance the Rapper, Justin Bieber, Quavo and Lil Wayne. The track was released on April 28, 2017. This popular song debuted at No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart. This was the first chart-topping single for Chance the Rapper and DJ Khaled. Justin Bieber became the first male artist to debut at No. 1 on listing twice, Previously he has topped for the song “What do you mean.”

Something Just Like This

This popular electro-pop song is recorded by The Chainsmokers and rock band Coldplay. It was produced by Chainsmokers with DJ Swivel. The track was used as the theme for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. The song’s lyric video set a new mark on YouTube for single-day views. The lyric video received more than 9 million views within first 24 hours.


American singer Jason Derulo recorded this popular dance hit. This song was released on February 24, 2017, by Warner Bros. Records. “Swalla” is a slang term for “swallow.” The music video is featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign. Singer Derulo commented about his track. “I never believe in forcing a collaboration. You know, I’m a fan of both of theirs and I thought that they fit the track perfectly. It’s one of those ones that’ll get you up and doing your thing. I feel like it’s gonna stick out on the radio. There’s nothing that sounds like it,” he told Billboard.


This hit song is sung by Enrique Iglesias and its video was shot in Cuba. “Súbeme la Radio” translates into English as “Turn Up the Radio.” This track became Enrique’s 8th #1 hit on Spanish chart. Enrique Iglesias enlisted Sean Paul and X Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry to record an English remix. The song was released on 24 February 2017 and has 0.6 billion views on youtube.

Ahora Dice ft. J. Balvin, Ozuna, Arcángel

Another Latin track is on the list. This song is by Chris Jeday performing Ahora Dice. This song has received 0.7 billion hits on youtube. Chris Jeday recruited J. Balvin, Ozuna, and Arcangel for this latin single.

El Amante

Nick Jam’s music video is gaining popularity on Youtube. This latin song had 390K views within an hour. Nicky debuted as an actor in “xXx: Return of Xander Cage” as Lazarus. “El Amante” has received 0.8 billion views on Youtube till now.

That’s What I Like

“That’s What I Like” is a song by Bruno Mars. It was released as the album’s second single on January 30, 2017. This hip-hop song was produced by “Shampoo Press & Curl” and “The Stereotypes”. Bruno Mars performed this song at the Grammy Awards in 2017.

Felices los 4

“Felices los 4” is a song sung by Colombian singer Maluma. Its music video follows a love triangle between Maluma, a married woman, and her husband. The singer received a Vevo certification because the video became the most watched Latin video globally within first 24 hours. This Latin pop song is produced by “Rude Boyz”.

Shape of You

This popular pop song is sung by Ed Sheeran. On 30 January 2017, the song’s official music video was released on youtube. Song was featured by Jennie Pegouskie and retired professional sumo wrestler Yamamotoyama Ryūt. This music was shot in Seattle and was directed by Jason Koenig. News website Metro commented that “Shape of You” sounds similar to the song “Cheap Thrills” by Sia.

Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee

This top rated song was uploaded on January 12, 2017 on youtube. Despacito is the first music video to reach 3 billion views on YouTube. Despacito is most seen video of 2017 The song was produced by Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo. It became the first Spanish song to be featured on the first rank in the Billboard Hot 100 since “Macarena” in 1996. Many remix versions were released following the single’s success. In July 2017, Government of Malaysia banned “Despacito” and considered this song as un-Islamic. This song has broken all the records in the list of top 10 most watched video on youtube by surpassing “See you again”.
There are still 4 months left in this year and we have to wait for the new entry in top 10 video songs of 2017 on youtube. Competition is very tough and numbers are very high in for all youtubers.
Please do mention your favorite track in comments section below.

Lokender is a Freelance Designer and Developer from Jaipur. He has experience working with WordPress, and also has an interest in SEO.


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