Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Music Video Spikes on YouTube Ahead of Biopic Release

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Freddie Mercury, John Deacon and Brian May of Queen performing in 1984. 

The video has been averaging 1 million views a day in the past week.

Ahead of the new Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody hitting theaters this weekend, the original "Bohemian Rhapsody" song has returned to the YouTube charts, entering the video site's U.S. Top Songs chart this week at No. 82. The video has averaged 1 million views a day over the past week.

The "Bohemian Rhapsody" music video has always been popular: With more than 670 million views, it's the most-viewed '70s music video on YouTube.

Released Friday (Nov. 2), Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, who has received rave reviews for his performance, though reviews of the movie as a whole have been mixed.

For a nostalgic dose of "Bohemian Rhapsody" before the movie, relive the iconic music video here.


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