Although the most-viewed videos were initially viral videos , such as " Evolution of Dance " and " Charlie Bit My Finger ", the most-viewed videos were increasingly related to music videos. In fact, since Lady Gaga 's " Bad Romance ", every video that has reached the top of the "most-viewed YouTube videos" list has been a music video. Although some of the previously most-viewed videos are no longer listed on the site, reaching the top of the list is still considered a tremendous feat. In November , a Nike advertisement featuring Brazilian football player Ronaldinho became the first video to reach one million views. An early metric of a video's popularity was the so-called Billion View Club, videos which had succeeded in reaching over 1 billion views since their initial upload.
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Billboard and Nielsen announced today the addition of U. YouTube video streaming data to its platforms, which includes an update to the methodology for the Billboard Hot , the preeminent singles chart. The YouTube streaming data is now factored into the chart's ranking, enhancing a formula that includes Nielsen's digital download track sales and physical singles sales; as well as terrestrial radio airplay, on-demand audio streaming, and online radio streaming, also tracked by Nielsen. The most notable YouTube-influenced title this week is viral sensation "Harlem Shake" by producer Baauer, which debuts at No. According to Nielsen, the "Harlem Shake" arrival also benefits from viral video-influenced sales of , downloads.
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Laura Ludena is the global head of research for YouTube ads. She conducts research to understand all the ways people turn to online videos — and to YouTube in particular — around the world. What can I say? That used to mean blogs and reviews, but lately, I find watching videos is the best way to learn and get that more in-depth understanding. And the more we dug into what kinds of videos people turn to for learning, we noticed a pattern.
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