The 10 Most Popular Music Videos Of 2014

As 2015 slowly creeps up on us, YouTube is taking a look back at the music that swept the Internet this year and compiled a list of the world’s most-watched videos.

Here’s YouTube’s round-up of the most popular music videos of 2014. There’s no way you’ll be able to sit still through every track.

#10 – Anaconda by Nicki Minaj
Current number of views: 330,080,123

Nicki Minaj definitely left an impression earlier this year with this booty shaking, almost R-rated video. Watch for the Drake cameo.

#9 – All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor
Current number of views: 372,689,661

Meghan Trainor’s fun and creative video featured Vine personality Sione Maraschino and was all about letting women know that size doesn’t matter.

#8 – Shake it Off by Taylor Swift
Current number of views: 365,272,025

Taylor Swift’s quirky “Shake It Off” video stirred a bit of controversy and prompted hundreds of viral spoofs.

#7 – Chandelier by Sia
Current number of views: 375,768,128

Sia’s incredible “Chandelier” video featured eleven-year-old dancer Maddie Zieglera (from Dance Moms), dancing around a deserted apartment, in the same spirit that colours this song.

#6 – Fancy by Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
Current number of views: 390,577,618

First thing’s first, Iggy Azalea’s the realest. This Aussie gal knows how to handle the beat and leave us with an irresistibly catchy song.

#5 – Wiggle by Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg
Current number of views: 404,028,460

Jason Derulo’s catchy summer hit featured rapper Snoop Dogg and a cameo appearance from R&B singer Ne-Yo.

#4 – La La La (Brazil 2014) by Shakira feat. Carlinhos Brown
Current number of views: 420,538,140

Shakira’s “La La La (Brazil 2014)” music video featured appearances from soccer stars from around the world—including her longtime boyfriend Gerard Pique.

#3 – Can’t Remember to Forget You by Shakira feat. Rihanna
Current number of views: 444,763,291

Shakira’s Can’t Remember to Forget You video featured her scantily clad alongside Rihanna on a bed together, instantly racked up millions of views on YouTube when it was released in the spring.

#2 – Bailando by Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona
Current number of views: 594,057,663

Apparently… Enrique can sing pretty much anywhere, in the middle of a highway freeway tunnel, in the middle of the city…

#1 – Dark Horse by Katy Perry feat, Juicy J
Current number of views: 720,568,929

Katy Perry takes the coveted number one spot with her Egyptian-inspired video for “Dark Horse,” which logged more than 720 views since it was first posted on February 20, 2014. The number one single featuring Juicy J grabbed headlines the original video was blasted as controversial and a “portrayal of blasphemy” before this edited version appeared missing the controversial scene in which the world “Allah” disintegrated.

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