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Pepe Aguilar's Livestream Tribute to Mother Flor Silvestre Leads Top Facebook Live Videos Chart

Pepe Aguilar
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Pepe Aguilar attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

Aguilar’s video crowns the November 2020 list with 17.3 million views in its first seven days.

Pepe Aguilar’s tribute to his late mother Flor Silvestre leads Billboard’s Top Facebook Live Videos chart for November 2020.

The chart, the latest of which recaps November 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.

Silvestre died Nov. 25 at 90 years old of natural causes. Her film and music career stretched multiple decades, beginning in the early 1950s through her passing.

Aguilar’s Nov. 26 Facebook livestream lasted more than an hour and showed a large crowd following a hearse containing Silvestre’s casket, followed by the funeral service itself.

In its first seven days, the video was viewed 17.3 million times, a sizable count when considering that the next closest video by a musician in terms of views for November 2020 received 1.4 million views. Additionally, Aguilar’s clip was shared 119,000 times, was reacted to 467,000 times and received 101,000 comments, according to Shareablee.

See the full top 10 for November 2020 below.

10. Elissa

9. Andreas Gabalier

8. Garth Brooks

7. Ted Nugent

6. Lupillo Rivera

5. Alesso

4. Amanda Miguel

3. Sponge Cola

2. Enigma Norteno

1. Pepe Aguilar