Vevo have shared details of the most watched videos worldwide on their platform in 2016.
The music video hosting service have revealed the Top 10 viewed visuals both worldwide and in the UK, with the likes of The Chainsmokers, Adele and Calvin Harris proving massively popular on both sides of the Atlantic.
It will come as no surprise that Justin Bieber tops the list; his UK Number 1 single Sorry has garnered more views than any other music in the past year, accumulating nearly two billion views with 1,824,823,909. Sorry was also the first song in the UK to pass 100 million streams.
Two other Bieber tracks from his album Purpose feature in the worldwide and UK Top 10s, fellow Number 1 smashes What Do You Mean and Love Yourself. Justin’s album Purpose had either official videos or PURPOSE: The Movement dance clips released, meaning that the album has amassed 4.6 billion views in total.
While Adele’s Hello finishes in the worldwide runner-up slot, it is Fifth Harmony’s Work from Home that achieved the second highest number of Vevo views in the UK. Love Yourself by JB finishes in third, Adele’s Hello in fourth and the lyric video of The Chainsmokers’ Closer in fifth.
Rounding out the UK’s Top 10 include acts that hit Number 1 this year such as Shawn Mendes, Zayn and Mike Posner.
Overall in 2016, six videos were watched more than one billion times worldwide, including all three of Justin Bieber’s previously mentioned songs, and Calvin Harris and Rihanna’s This Is What You Came For.
Vevo’s Top Videos for 2016 are as follows:
Worldwide Chart: Top Videos 2016
Justin Bieber – Sorry (PURPOSE: The Movement) – 1,824,823,909
Adele – Hello – 1,255,754,358
Fifth Harmony – Work from Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign – 1,173,014,751
Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (Official Video) ft. Rihanna – 1,008,115,358
Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean? – 1,002,151,667
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (PURPOSE: The Movement) – 966,846,883
Drake – Hotline Bling – 899,014,469
Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars – 825,589,463
Rihanna – Work (Explicit) ft. Drake – 800,984,121
The Chainsmokers – Closer (Lyric) ft. Halsey – 776,806,154
UK Chart: Top Videos 2016
Justin Bieber – Sorry (PURPOSE: The Movement) – 87,152,761
Fifth Harmony – Work from Home ft. Ty Dolla $ign – 68,826,339
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (PURPOSE: The Movement) – 65,616,618
Adele – Hello – 50,894,044
The Chainsmokers – Closer (Lyric) ft. Halsey – 50,583,787
Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (SeeB Remix) (Explicit) – 49,306,678
Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For (Official Video) ft. Rihanna – 46,417,510
Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean? – 45,442,430
Shawn Mendes – Stitches (Official Video) – 44,603,140
ZAYN – PILLOWTALK – 42,939,753