Wiz Khalifa tops 'Gangnam Style' for most-viewed video of all time

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Korean pop sensation, Psy, can no longer claim to have YouTube's most-watched video with viral sensation Gangnam Style. The now-most-watched-YouTube video was released in 2015 around the same time as "Furious 7".

If you add this up, it means that See You Again has played for 21,759 years. The ballad was created for the movie "Fast 7" as a tribute to Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast and Furious" movies, who died in a auto crash in 2013.

"Just heard about See You Again..."

"Gangnam Style" had 2,894,022,885 views on the same day. Even this video will struggle to reach that number of views. Of the 14 videos that have ever crossed the 2 billion mark, only one is not a song: an episode of the Russian animated TV series "Masha and the Bear", called "Recipe for Disaster". Not too much of a difference, but See You Again is expected to cross the finish line faster.

Sorry, Psy, you have been dethroned. Both tracks have had years to accumulate views, but they could see competition from No. 5 on the most-watched list. For Example, Luis Fonsi Despacito was released at the start of this year and it already has more than 2.5 billion views.

Move over, Psy! Wiz Khalifa is the new king on YouTube with his hit single "See You Again" setting a new record.

Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's have reportedly earned over Sh290 million ($2.9m) on YouTube alone.

"I am super excited and thankful to everyone who supported the song and video on YouTube, and so happy to impact many lives through my music", Khalifa said in a statement.

Before he was an IRL pop star, Charlie Puth was putting videos up on YouTube hoping to be noticed by a few thousand people.

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