Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” Is The Most-Watched Music Video Of 2014

Katy Perry‘s blockbuster “Dark Horse” visual is the most-watched music video of 2014 (thus far) with just under 500 million views. It’s hardly surprising given the dazzling special effects and iconic choreography. The rest of the countdown contains a bunch of familiar faces including Shakira, who appears twice with “Can’t Remember To Forget You” and “La La La (Brazil 2014)”, and Iggy Azalea.

More surprising is the YouTube slayage of Enrique Iglesias. He also has two entries in the top 10 with current smash “Bailando” and Spanish language hit “El Perdedor”. The high ranking of The Chainsmokers‘ “#Selfie” underlines its online popularity, while Pitbull cements his status as Mr. Worldwide by racking up hundreds of millions of views for “We Are One”. See the full top 10 after the jump.

The 10 most-watched music videos of 2014:

1. “Dark Horse” — Katy Perry feat. Juicy J 2. “Can’t Remember to Forget You” — Shakira feat. Rihanna 3. “La La La (Brazil 2014)” — Shakira feat. Carlinhos Brown 4. “We Are One (Ole Ola)” — Pitbull 5. “Bailando’ (Español)” — Enrique Iglesias feat. Descemer Bueno and Gente De Zona 6. “#SELFIE” — The Chainsmokers 7. “Fancy” — Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX 8. “Let It Go” — Idina Menzel 9. “Wiggle” — Jason Derulo feat. Snoop Dogg’ 10. “El Perdedor” — Enrique Iglesias feat. Marco Antonio Solís

What’s your favorite video in the top 10? Let us know in the comments below.

[Via Digital Spy].

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