This list of most-liked YouTube videos contains the top 30 videos with the most likes of all time. The like count is taken directly from the page of the video itself. YouTube implemented a like and dislike button on these pages in March 2010, part of a major redesign of the site. This served as a replacement for their five-star rating system;YouTube's designers found the previous system ineffective because the options to rate a video between two and four stars were rarely selected.
The music video for LMFAO's song "Party Rock Anthem" stood as the most liked video on YouTube in 2012, with 1.56 million likes, until the video for Psy's "Gangnam Style" surpassed it in September that year, yielding more than 1.57 million likes.Following this accomplishment, "Gangnam Style" entered the Guinness World Records book as the most liked video on YouTube and on the Internet as of 2012. Psy's video remained the most liked on YouTube for nearly four years until August 27, 2016, when Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" featuring Charlie Puth surpassed it with 11.21 million likes. Less than a year later, on July 25, 2017, Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" featuring Daddy Yankee claimed the top spot with 16.01 million likes.
As of February 2020 [update] , BTS are the only artists to have three videos in the top 30, while Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5 and Blackpink have two.
The following table lists the top 30 most liked videos on YouTube, with each total rounded to the nearest ten thousand likes, uploader, like percentage and upload date.
|Rank||Video name||Uploader / artist||Likes (millions)||Like percentage||Upload date||Notes|
|1.||"Despacito"||Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee||36.38||89.26%||January 12, 2017|
|2.||"See You Again"||Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth||27.01||96.97%||April 6, 2015|
|3.||"Shape of You"||Ed Sheeran||22.05||94.83%||January 30, 2017|
|4.||"Faded"||Alan Walker||18.75||97.39%||December 3, 2015|
|5.||"Gangnam Style"||Psy||17.20||88.11%||July 15, 2012|
|6.||"Girls Like You"||Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B||15.94||96.00%||May 31, 2018|
|7.||"Hello"||Adele||15.17||94.86%||October 22, 2015|
|8.||"Alone"||Marshmello||15.11||96.71%||July 2, 2016|
|9.||"Señorita"||Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello||14.86||97.21%||June 21, 2019|
|10.||"Boy with Luv"||BTS featuring Halsey||13.93||94.23%||April 12, 2019|
|11.||"Uptown Funk"||Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars||13.86||94.19%||November 19, 2014|
|12.||"Baby Shark Dance"||Pinkfong Kids' Songs & Stories||13.80||71.33%||June 17, 2016|
|13.||"Mi Gente"||J Balvin and Willy William||13.41||94.05%||June 29, 2017|
|14.||"Taki Taki"||DJ Snake featuring Selena Gomez, Ozuna & Cardi B||12.85||94.13%||October 9, 2018|
|15.||"Baby"||Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris||12.85||53.62%||February 19, 2010|
|16.||"Sorry"||Justin Bieber||12.51||88.94%||October 22, 2015|
|17.||"Make This Video The Most Liked Video On Youtube"||MrBeast||12.41||98.61%||January 16, 2019|
|18.||"DNA"||BTS||12.18||94.79%||September 18, 2017|
|19.||"Bad Guy"||Billie Eilish||12.09||93.60%||March 29, 2019|
|20.||"Perfect"||Ed Sheeran||12.06||96.20%||November 9, 2017|
|21.||"Rap God"||Eminem||12.03||96.84%||November 27, 2013|
|22.||"Kill This Love"||Blackpink||11.99||93.83%||April 4, 2019|
|23.||"Stressed Out"||Twenty One Pilots||11.93||96.47%||April 27, 2015|
|24.||"Believer"||Imagine Dragons||11.84||97.26%||March 7, 2017|
|25.||"Ddu-Du Ddu-Du"||Blackpink||11.83||94.49%||June 15, 2018|
|26.||"Lean On"||Major Lazer and DJ Snake featuring MØ||11.69||95.76%||March 22, 2015|
|27.||"Fake Love"||BTS||11.34||96.01%||May 18, 2018|
|28.||"God's Plan"||Drake||11.22||96.37%||February 16, 2018|
|29.||"Sugar"||Maroon 5||11.18||95.73%||January 14, 2015|
|30.||"New Rules"||Dua Lipa||11.16||95.47%||July 7, 2017|
|As of February 19, 2020|
The following table lists the videos that became YouTube's most liked video, from the implementation of the like button in March 2010 to the present.
|Video name||Uploader||Likes||Upload date||Date achieved||Days held||Refs||Notes|
|"Despacito"||Luis Fonsi||16,010,000||January 12, 2017||July 25, 2017||940|
|"See You Again"||Wiz Khalifa||11,210,000||April 6, 2015||August 27, 2016||332|
|"Gangnam Style"⁂||Psy||1,570,000||July 15, 2012||September 13, 2012||1,444|
|"Party Rock Anthem"||LMFAO||1,390,000||March 8, 2011||April 4, 2012||162|
|"KONY 2012"||Invisible Children||1,350,000||March 5, 2012||March 17, 2012||18|
|"Party Rock Anthem"||LMFAO||950,000||March 8, 2011||November 3, 2011||135|
|"Baby"||Justin Bieber||760,000||February 19, 2010||July 6, 2011||120|
|"Evolution of Dance"*||Judson Laipply||620,000||April 6, 2006||March 31, 2010||462|
Timeline of most liked videos (Mar 2010 – Feb 2020)
No. 1 most liked video (Mar 2010 – Sep 2012)
No. 1 most liked video (Jan 2012 – Feb 2020)
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