Maroon 5&#zero39;s &#zero39;Girls Like You&#zero39; Tops Vevo&#zero39;s Year-End List Of Most-Viewed Videos


Sebastian Yatra, Becky G and J Balvin additionally make the checklist.

Vevo launched its checklist of the most-watched music movies and artists of 2018 on Tuesday (Dec. 18).

Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" topped the worldwide Top Artists checklist with 1.6 billion complete views by means of Nov. 30 -- besting Sebastian Yatra (1.5 billion), Becky G and Drake (1.four billion), J Balvin (1.three billion), Karol G (1.2 billion) and Ariana Grande (1 billion) -- and likewise took the highest spot on the worldwide Top Releases checklist with "Girls," due to 1.three billion views by means of Nov. 30.

Vevo's US Top Artist checklist was dominated by Drake, who racked up 490 million views by means of Nov. 30, adopted by "Boo'd Up" breakout Ella Mai (337 million), Migos (301 million), Maroon 5 (299 million), Tyga (226 million), Rich the Kid (216 million), Childish Gambino (215 million), Post Malone (206 million) and Ariana Grande (198 million).

It was all Maroon 5 on the highest 2018 U.S. releases, with "Girls" touchdown 250 million views, simply forward of Drake's viral "God's Plan" (246 million), Mai's "Boo'd Up" (224 million), Tyga's "Taste" (182 million), Gambino's "This is America" (165 million), Malone's "Psycho" (158 million), Migos' "Walk It Talk It" (135 million), Drake's "Nice For What" (134 million), Rich The Kids' "Plug Walk" (115 million) and Grande's "No Tears Left To Cry" (108 million).

"As our charts verify, 2018 has been a tremendous yr for music movies. Vevo is proud to have been residence to a wealth of really inventive visible work, with main releases offering among the most talked-about moments in 2018 leisure," mentioned JP Evangelista, Vevo's head of content material, programming and advertising in a press release. "More than ever, music movies present an integral visible component for artists' campaigns, with over two billion hours of content material being watched. Congratulations to Maroon 5 for taking the crown because the most-viewed artist globally - an astounding feat. Equally monumental was watching Ariana Grande's 'thank u, subsequent' take the title for our most-viewed video in 24 hours."