Fastest viral videos to reach 1 billion YouTube streams as of July 2017 (in days)

Fastest viral videos based on days needed to reach 1 billion views as of 2017 This statistic shows the fastest viral videos to reach 1 billion views on YouTube. In October 2015, singer Adele's release "Hello" from her upcoming comeback album 25 racked up 100 million views in the first four days of being uploaded to the YouTube and crossed the 1 billion view mark after 87 days.
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Artist: Song (release date)Days needed to reach 1 billion views
Adele: Hello (October 2015)87
Luis Fonsi: Despacito (January 2017)97
Ed Sheeran: Shape of You (January 2017)97
Justin Bieber: Sorry (October 2015)137
Shakira: Chantaje (October 2016)150
PSY: Gangnam Style (July 2012)158
Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth (March 2015)184
Artist: Song (release date)Days needed to reach 1 billion views
Adele: Hello (October 2015)87
Luis Fonsi: Despacito (January 2017)97
Ed Sheeran: Shape of You (January 2017)97
Justin Bieber: Sorry (October 2015)137
Shakira: Chantaje (October 2016)150
PSY: Gangnam Style (July 2012)158
Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth (March 2015)184

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This statistic shows the fastest viral videos to reach 1 billion views on YouTube. In October 2015, singer Adele's release "Hello" from her upcoming comeback album 25 racked up 100 million views in the first four days of being uploaded to the YouTube and crossed the 1 billion view mark after 87 days.
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July 2017
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July 2017

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