Vevo Reveals 10 Most-Watched Videos of 2015

A still from "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars.
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A still from "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars.

When your grandchildren ask you what 2015 was like*, there will only be one satisfactory answer: "People couldn't stop watching Taylor Swift music videos."

Vevo just shared the 10 most viewed videos of 2015 -- and no big surprise, Taylor Swift dominated.

You may recall that prior to Adele's ascent to pop music primacy, Taylor Swift dominated the pop cultural conversation this year, and Vevo's list reflects this. Three of the 10 most viewed clips come from her: "Blank Space" (No. 2), "Shake It Off" (No. 5) and "Bad Blood" (No. 7). Significantly, only "Bad Blood" debuted in 2015, which means her other videos managed to make the most-viewed list based solely on repeat viewings.

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The No. 1 most watched clip on Vevo in 2015 also comes from 2014: "Uptown Funk" from Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars. The most-watched video from 2015 to debut in 2015 was Maroon 5's staged wedding crash clip for "Sugar."

As for the aforementioned Adele, her "Hello" clip managed to crack the top 10 despite being available for significantly less time than all the other entries on this list.

Check the whole thing below.

*Note: Your grandchildren will not ask you this. They will be too busy tweeting about the 13th Harry Potter reboot from a node located in their cerebral cortex to engage in outdated verbal communication. 

Top 10 Most Viewed Videos of 2015

1) Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk: 1,135,011,558

2) Taylor Swift - Blank Space: 1,055,708,218

3) Maroon 5 – Sugar (2015 debut): 908,567,807

4) Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do (2015 debut): 842,425,620

5) Taylor Swift - Shake It Off: 762,904,682

6) Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass: 692,419,231

7) Taylor Swift - Bad Blood (2015 debut): 656,351,040

8) Adele – Hello (2015 debut): 593,957,168

9) Sia - Chandelier: 593,251,569

10) Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español): 533,037,712

 

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