Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ is most-watched 2014 YouTube music video

What’s been your favorite music video of 2014?
According to YouTube, the Internet fell in love with Katy Perry‘s “Dark Horse,” featuring Juicy J, which earned the top spot on the video-sharing site’s list of most-watched videos from the past year.
The site tallied the number of times the video was viewed from the day it was uploaded through November 30.
“Dark Horse” won by a landslide, garnering over 703 million views since it was uploaded on February 20. And there’s clearly something behind Perry’s dance-pop sound and popularity – eight of the 10 top videos were from female pop artists (including two from Shakira!).
1. Katy Perry, “Dark Horse” ft. Juicy J
Date Published: February 20
Views: 703,227,84
2. Enrique Iglesias, “Bailando (Espanol)” ft. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Date Published: April 11
Views: 569,952,364
3. Shakira, “Can’t Remember to Forget You” ft. Rihanna
Date Published: January 30
Views: 438,623,728
4. Shakira, “La La La (Brazil 2014)” ft. Carlinhos Brown
Date Published: May 22
Views: 413,389,154
5. Jason Derulo, “Wiggle” ft. Snoop Dogg
Date Published: May 21
Views: 389,088,691
6. Iggy Azalea, “Fancy” ft. Charli XCX
Date Published: March 4
Views: 376,873,076
7. Sia, “Chandelier”
Date Published: May 6
Views: 349,860,779
8. Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Date Published: August 18
Views: 329,829,1494
9. Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”
Date Published: June 11
Views: 329,049,060
10. Nicki Minaj, “Anaconda”
Date Published: August 19
Views: 317,456,866
Source: Wall Street Journal

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