Most Viewed YouTube Videos in the First 24 Hours

As of 2024, there are 2 billion YouTube accounts all over the world, and this is one of the most popular platforms everywhere. More than 5 billion videos are uploaded every single day on this platform, but not every clip gets the same exposure. Here we are going to talk about the videos that hold the record!

Continue reading if you want to find out which are the videos that got the most views in the first 24 hours after being released.

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“How You Like That” – Blackpink

This song is made by the South Korean girl band, Blackpink and it debuted on June, 26th this year. The relatively new band got popular soon after they debuted in the middle of 2016 and ever since then, they’ve been on the top charts in South Korea.

Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa and the girls who are part of this extremely popular group, and they are all in their early to mid-20s. The girls reported that none of them expected to be first on this list, and they never thought they would be as successful as they are now.

This piece got more than 83 million views in the first 24 hours, and it is expected to be part of the Blackpink: The album – studio album that should be released in the first part of October 2024. The album may be delayed because of the world pandemic, but we are hopeful that the girls will have no issues releasing it.

“Boy with Luv” – BTS

Here we have another Korean band, but this time it is an all guy-band and they are also known as the Bangtan Boys. They first showed up in the music scene in 2010, but they actively started releasing songs in the mid of 2013. Their main music genres include K Pop, R&B, and hip hop.

It is one of the most famous bands in South Korea, and nowadays they weight more than 20 billion dollars. There are seven members of this group and they are all in their 20s. These young guys have shown the world that they are worth being in the music scene, and this video is one of the proofs we have of how good they are.

Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook released the “Boy with Luv” video in mid-April, 2019, and on the first day, it was viewed more than 75 million times. Now it has almost 900 million views and it is definitely an interesting video, that you should check it out.

“Me!” – Taylor Swift

This is an artist you definitely know and love, and with all her charisma and singing skills, Taylor deserves to be on this list. We’ve known her for a long time, and we’ve all witnessed the success of this young singer, songwriter, and producer.

In her early career, Swift focused on more country style, but now, she is one of the best pop, R&B, and rock artists. The music clip for Me! got more than 65 million views on the first day and that only showed how powerful of a vocal and how amazing performer Taylor really is.

For this song, she collaborated with Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco and now the video has more than 300 million views. When you watch it, you can notice how good Swift’s acting skills are, so it is no wonder that she’s on her way to fame in Hollywood as well.

“Kill This Love” – Blackpink

The Korean girl band is on this list again. These amazing girls have proven that they are loved by the audience and that their music broadcasts have been capturing the attention of millions.

This specific piece was first published at the beginning of April 2019 and the success was enormous. It’s got almost 57 million views in the first day, and people loved both the song and the video.

Getting so many clicks when you are new to the scene is difficult, and we know that the more clicks we have, the more money we can make. According to, you don’t have to be a professional to get the exposure you need, and when you get more clicks you can easily increase the overall ranking on YouTube. The higher you rank, the more people will see your videos, and with that, you are more likely to score some great sponsors and ads.

The Blackpink girls know how to get to success, and they deserve two spots on this list. When you have some time, check the video out, and be prepared to get mind-blown by the song and the captivating beat.

“Thank U, Next” – Ariana Grande

This list would not be complete without Ariana. It was one of the most viewed videos in 2018 and the broadcast was released at the end of November 2018. As soon as it got published, more than 55 million people got interested to see what it is about.

You know the song, you like it, and it randomly pops up in your head. It is one of those tunes that are called brain worms because once you hear it, you can never forget it.

This piece was featured in Grande’s 5th studio album that has the same name. This girl is bold, and she is not afraid to go after what she wants, and the lyrics of this song show exactly that.

Honorable mentions

These are the most-viewed videos on YouTube, but the list would not be complete if we don’t mention some of the other artists. Swift shows up again on the 11th place with her song, “Look What You Made Me Do”, 6ix9ine is on the 14th with “Gooba” and Eminem follows right behind him with “Killshot”. BTS are featured 5 amazing times on the top 20 list and they take 3 places in the top 10 list.

These artists are professionals at what they do, and the music productions that stand behind them are one of the biggest reasons why their clips were seen so many times on YouTube.