2016 Most Popular Music Videos on YouTube: Fifth Harmony's 'Work From Home,' Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' & More
As 2016 comes to a close, YouTube released their top music videos for 2016, based on views, shares, comments and likes.
Leading the list is Fifth Harmony's smash hit "Work From Home" featuring Ty Dolla $ign with more than one billion hits. Calvin Harris' summer anthem "This Is What You Came For" with Rihanna lands the second-most-popular spot, also surpassing a billion views.
Nicky Jam comes in third with his chart-topping track "Hasta el amanecer," followed by The Chainsmokers and Halsey's steamy "Closer" video, Rihanna and Drake's "Work" rounds out the top five. (According to YouTube, "Work" also claims the record for most views in its first 24 hours, with 11.9 million.)
Below, check out the 10 most popular music videos of the year, according to YouTube:
Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign, "Work from Home" (1.2 Billion)
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna, "This Is What You Came For" (1 Billion)
Nicky Jam "Hasta el amanecer" (876 Million)
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, "Closer" (812 Million)
Rihanna feat. Drake, "Work" (797 Million)
Mike Posner, "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" (702 Million)
Sia feat. Sean Paul, "Cheap Thrills" (683 Million)
ZAYN, "Pillowtalk" (650 Million)
Coldplay, "Hymn For the Weekend" (621 Million)
Twenty One Pilots, "Heathens" (479 Million)