Rapper wiz Khalifa took 1st place on YouTube (video)
Video American rapper Wiz Khalifa "See You Again" together with singer Charlie Puth Tuesday morning gained almost 2.9 billion views on YouTube, ranking first among the majority of videos and overtaking Psy - the previous record holder, Korean pop stars that Shine in the music video "Gangnam Style".
"Gangnam Style" was the most popular video on YouTube for 5 years, once in November 2012 surpassed "Baby" Justin Bieber said in a statement YouTube on Tuesday. New record a few days before the fifth anniversary of the release of "Gangham Style" on YouTube.
Video "See You Again" has gathered over 3 million views in a day only this year. "I am very excited and grateful to everyone who supported the song and video on YouTube, and happy to please so many people," said rapper Wiz Khalifa in a statement.
"I remember when I signed up for YouTube in 2007 and was hoping to upload a video, and it got 10 thousand views," said Puth. "Now, a decade later, it's incredible to be a part of the most popular videos on YouTube".
The song was written for the movie "the fast and the furious 7", where she played during the final credits in honor of movie star Paul Walker, who died in a car accident before the film was released.