Rap dominates the chart, with eight out of 10 entries
The 10 music videos with the most UK viewers in 2020 have been revealed by YouTube, with rap making up the vast majority of entries.
Future‘s ‘Life Is Good’, featuring Drake, was the most-viewed music video of the year in the UK. The track has 1.3billion views in total, although it’s not known how many exactly came from the UK.
Tekashi 6ix9ine‘s ‘GOOBA’ came second, with 647 million views, followed by Aitch and AJ Tracey‘s ‘Rain’, featuring Tay Keith, which is the highest entry from a British artist.
British tracks make up four of the top 10, with Tion Wayne, Dutchavelli and Stormzy‘s ‘I Dunno’, Dutchavelli’s ‘Only If You Knew’, and Joel Corry and MNEK‘s ‘Head & Heart’ all making the cut.
‘Head & Heart’ was one of only two non-rap entries, the other being The Weeknd‘s ‘Blinding Lights’.
Drake and Dutchavelli both appear twice, while YouTube Channel GRM Daily is the home of two tracks on the list (‘Rain’ and ‘I Dunno’).
The full list is as follows:
01. Future – Life Is Good ft. Drake
02. Tekashi 6ix9ine – Gooba
03. Aitch x AJ Tracey – Rain ft. Tay Keith
04. Joel Corry x MNEK – Head & Heart
05. DaBaby – Rockstar ft. Roddy Ricch
06. Tion Wayne x Dutchavelli x Stormzy – I Dunno
07. The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
08. Dutchavelli – Only If You Knew
09. Eminem – Godzilla ft. Juice WRLD
10. Drake – Toosie Slide
Last month, meanwhile, Future and Lil Uzi Vert followed up their collaborative album, ‘Pluto x Baby Pluto’, with a deluxe edition less than a week after its release.
The album features eight new tracks, alongside a Hype Williams-directed music video for new song ‘Over Your Head’.
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