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Music videos by Rihanna, Travis Scott and more reached 1 billion views on YouTube this year


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Music videos by RihannaDr. Dre, Travis Scott and more joined YouTube’s Billion Views Club this year.

Rihanna’s “Stay,” her 2013 collab with Mikky Ekko, became her second club entry after amassing more than 1 billion views this year.

Travis marked his first club entry with his 2018 hit “SICKO MODE” featuring Drake. On the other hand, this song becomes Drake’s 10th track to join YouTube’s exclusive club.

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg‘s “Still D.R.E.” also joined the club after they performed it at the 2022 Super Bowl.

The Weeknd now has five songs in YouTube’s Billion Views Club after two videos — “Save Your Tears” and his Daft Punk collab “I Feel It Coming” — crossed the milestone.

Nicki Minaj scored two entries with her 2012 “Beauty and a Beat” collab with Justin Bieber and “FEFE,” the 2018 6ix9ine collab she featured on with Murda Beatz.

Lil Nas X earned his first entry with his “Old Town Road” collab with Billy Ray Cyrus, while 21 Savage scored one with his Post Malone collab, “rockstar.” Posty had another billion-views music video this year — 2015’s “White Iverson.”

Pharrell Williams submitted two entries to the club this year: His 2014 song “Happy” from Despicable Me and “Safari,” his 2016 collab with J BalvinBIA and Sky.

Several late legends also made the club this year: Coolio, with his “Gangsta’s Paradise” collab with L.V., and XXXTentacion‘s posthumous 2018 hit “Moonlight.”

Other songs joining the club this year are Sean Kingston‘s “Beautiful Girls,” fun. and Janelle Monáe‘s “We Are Young“, Black Eyed Peas‘ collab with J Balvin “RITMO (Bad Boys for Life),” as well as Sean Paul‘s Dua Lipa collab “No Lie.”

In all, YouTube’s Billion Views Club added 51 entries this year.

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