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Michael Buble Reigns on Top Facebook Live Videos Chart With Cookie Baking Upload

Michael Buble
Evaan Kheraj

Michael Bublé

The 30-minute video earned nearly 40 million views in its first seven days.

A stream of Michael Buble baking oatmeal cookies with wife Luisana Lopilato crowns Billboard’s Top Facebook Live Videos chart for April 2020.

The chart, the latest of which recaps April 2020 activity, is a monthly look at the widest-reaching and most-reacted-to videos posted by musicians on Facebook Live, as tracked by media analytics company Shareablee. Rankings are determined by a formula that blends reactions, comments, shares and first-seven-days views.

Buble’s April 6 upload documents his process of baking cookies with Lopilato. The 30-minute video reigns thanks to a whopping 38.6 million views in its first seven days; the next closest video on April’s chart managed 4.1 million.

In addition to leading all musician-uploaded livestreams on Facebook in first-seven-days views, Buble’s video also paced the field in reactions – 480,000 in all.

The comments metric is led by Larry Hernandez, whose April 27 “Larrymania live” upload – referencing his Telemundo reality series of the same name – racked up 498,000 comments and places at No. 3 on the monthly list. And as for the most shares, Metallica’s April 13 video – which featured a stream of the band’s 2017 Outside Lands performance – landed 42,000 shares, helping the clip to a No. 4 debut.

See the full top 10 below.

10. Yanni

9. Metallica

No longer available; original upload posted April 27 with the caption, "#MetallicaMondays are back as we dust off an old VHS tape from the vault! Tune in tonight at 5 PM PDT / 8 PM EDT to watch the free, full performance of Metallica: Live in Muskegon - November 1, 1991. #StayHome"

8. Metallica

No longer available; original upload posted April 20 with the caption, "#MetallicaMondays are back! Tune in tonight at 5 PM PDT / 8 PM EDT to watch the free, full performance of Metallica: Live in Munich - May 31, 2015. #StayHome"

7. Metallica

No longer available; original upload posted April 6 with the caption, "#MetallicaMondays are back! Tune in tonight at 5 PM PDT / 8 PM EDT to watch the free, full performance of Metallica: Live in Copenhagen - July 22, 2009. #StayHome"

6. Garth Brooks

5. Yanni

No longer available; original upload posted April 14 with the caption, ""I am now in your living room, bringing “Live” music to all of you!
I wanted to help brighten up your day, bring you warmth and renew your faith, hope and strength!…Like you have been doing for me!
With all my love … Your Yanni❤️""

4. Metallica

No longer available; original upload posted April 13 with the caption, "#MetallicaMondays are back! Tune in tonight at 5 PM PDT / 8 PM EDT to watch the free, full performance of Metallica: Live at Outside Lands - August 12, 2017. #GGP150 #StayHome"

3. Larry Hernandez

2. Ivete Sangalo

1. Michael Buble

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