Fastest viral videos based on number of views in 24 hours as of 2022
Music videos on YouTube Music videos are among the most popular content on YouTube. Currently, the most popular YouTube video based on lifetime views is “Baby Shark Dance". Eight of the top ten most-viewed videos are music videos. Music audiences are highly engaged and since 2010, all the most-viewed videos on YouTube have been music videos, with Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, PSY, and Wiz Khalifa successively claiming the title before ceding it to Luis Fonsi and "Despacito".
K-pop on Youtube Korean pop (K-pop) artists are currently making a splash on YouTube. Since the mid-2000s, K-pop has been a significant player in the East Asian music market, but it was not until PSY’s colorful and catchy “Gangnam Style” in 2012 that Korean music videos went truly mainstream in the Western music industry. Aside from BTS, other K-pop artists on the ranking of the fastest viral videos include Blackpink, PSY, and Twice.