Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth's 'See You Again' Video Hits 2 Billion YouTube Views -- Only the 2nd Video to Do So
"See You Again" passed the landmark tally on Sunday and at time of publishing had raked in nearly a million more views. It follows Psy's "Gangnam Style" in the 2 billion-view club, after the K-pop viral sensation first paved the way on June 1, 2014.
"See You Again" was released in March 2015 and comes from the Furious 7 soundtrack as a tribute to the film franchise's late star Paul Walker, who died in a single-vehicle car accident in 2013. It was used in the final scene of the film, as Walker's character drives off into retirement to focus on his family. Footage of Walker is also used prominently in the music video, intercut with performance shots of Khalifa and Puth on a bluff overlooking Los Angeles at sunset.
Other videos headed towards the 2 billion-views mark include Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" at 1.82 billion views, Justin Bieber's "Sorry (PURPOSE: The Movement)" at 1.79 billion views, Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" at 1.75 billion views, Adele's "Hello" at 1.7 billion views and Swift's "Shake It Off" at 1.63 billion views.
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