Shakira's 'Waka Waka' Surpasses 1 Billion Views on YouTube

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Shakira in the 2010 video for "Waka Waka."

Shakira's “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)” is the 20th video to hit the billion-view mark on YouTube.

On Jan. 26, the song -- recorded as the official song of the 2010 World Cup -- reached the 1 billion mark and kept right on climbing. The video features Shakira shimmying alongside South African band Freshlyground.

“Waka Waka” joins a rarified list of videos, topped by Psy’s “Gangnam Style” with a ridiculous 2.5 billion views, and is just behind Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie,” featuring Rihanna, which has just 4 million more views than “Waka Waka.”

Here's the full list of the billion views club:?

1. PSY – Gangham Style

2. Taylor Swift – Blank Space
3. Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth

4. Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars 

5. Justin Bieber - Baby ft. Ludacris

6. Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

7. Katy Perry - Dark Horse (Official) ft. Juicy J

8. Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona

9. Katy Perry - Roar (Official)

10. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

11. Wheels On The Bus | Plus Lots More Nursery Rhymes | 54 Minutes Compilation from LittleBabyBum!

12. OneRepublic - Counting Stars

13. Sia - Chandelier (Official Video)

14. ???? ? ??????? (Masha and The Bear) - ???? ???? ???? (17 ?????)

15. Major Lazer & DJ Snake - Lean On (feat. MØ)

16. Adele - Hello

17. LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock

18. Maroon 5 - Sugar

19. Eminem - Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna

20. Shakira - Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Song)

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