30+ Most Liked Videos On YouTube 2023: Despacito Tops The List

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YouTube is such a great platform to grow and become famous. But, have you ever wondered what are the most liked videos on YouTube among so many available videos? If yes, I have listed the top 30 videos to calm your tingling curiosity.

YouTube is a website that audiences, as well as creators globally, use. It gives you video content made by different people from different parts of the world. With all kinds of content, YouTube added like and disliked features in 2010. The audience has used this feature with all liberty and made small YouTubers popular.

It is tough to reach the top of the list of the Most liked Videos on YouTube. Yet, there have been some YouTube videos that have managed to break records. And one among them is Despacito which is the most liked Youtube video. This video is at the top of the list, with 50 million likes.

This is just the tip of the iceberg. Read further to know the most liked videos on YouTube.

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List Of The Most Liked Videos On YouTube In 2023

List Of The Most Liked Videos On YouTube In 2022

The fact that can shock you is not that the most liked video on YouTube has more than 8.2 Billion views by far. But, it is a fact that most of these are music videos. As YouTube is the most engaging video platform, it has proved to be a great source of revenue for the music industry.

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Here is the list of the Most Liked YouTube Videos in 2023:

1. Despacito (Likes: 50 Million)

  • Uploading Date:  January 12, 2017
  • Uploader: Luis Fonsi
  • Like Percentage: 89.94%

Despacito is at the top most Liked Video on YouTube list.

This is a music video by Luis Fonsi Ft. Daddy Yankee. As of November 2021, Despacito is the most-liked video on YouTube. Whether you understand the language or not, I am pretty sure everybody has grooved to this song.

2. See You Again (Likes: 40 Million)

  • Uploading Date: April 6, 2015
  • Uploader: Wiz Khalifa
  • Like Percentage: 97.26%

The second most liked video on Youtube is See You Again. This is again a music album by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth. Within less than a year, this video has managed to fall at the top of the most-liked YouTube video. This song was composed in memory of Paul Walker in 2015.

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3. Baby Shark Dance (Likes: 39 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 17, 2016
  • Uploader: Pinkfong Kids’ Songs and Stories
  • Like Percentage: 68.51%

The next on the list is the Baby Shark Dance. This video is a dance video for kids. I know you did not expect this video to be on the list. But, in the last 4 years, this video has secured its place in the list of most liked videos on YouTube.

4. Dynamite (Likes: 36 Million)

  • Uploading Date: August 21, 2020
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 94.62%

BTS has a huge fan base (Hi! Army) worldwide that no other music band has ever seen. Whether it is a BTS concert, an online event, or a new video on their YouTube channel, it just has to be huge. We can also expect this video to appear on the list of most liked videos on YouTube shortly.

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5. Shape Of You (Likes: 31 Million)

  • Uploading Date: January 30, 2017
  • Uploader: Ed Sheeran
  • Like Percentage: 95.29%

The fifth video on the list of most liked youtube videos is also a music video. Ed Sheeran is already a very successful singer, and with his own YouTube channel, he is achieving more and more popularity. Even though the music video was released in 2017, it is still as popular as it was.

6. Boy With Luv (Likes: 27 Million)

  • Uploading Date: April 12, 2019
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 94.97%

Not more can be said about the popularity and fan base of BTS. Just within 8 top videos, BTS takes 2 positions with no shame! Boy with Luv is a music video featuring Halsey.

7. Faded (Likes: 26 Million)

  • Uploading Date: December 3, 2015
  • Uploader: Alan Walker
  • Like Percentage: 97.45%

The song was released in 2015 and is still as popular as it was at the time of release. It has been 6 years since the release, and the Faded video still falls on the list of the most liked videos on YouTube.

8. Gangnam Style (Likes: 26 Million)

  • Uploading Date: July 15, 2012
  • Uploader: Psy
  • Likes Percentage: 88.89%

Who can not remember the Gangnam Style? This video is not just a music album, but this was a huge trend back at the time of its release. Even after 8 years of its release, Gangnam Style is still on this list the most, and that’s just amazing!

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9. How You Like That (Likes: 24 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 26, 2020
  • Uploader: Blackpink
  • Like Percentage: 94.81%

Number 10 of the most liked videos on YouTube is “How You Like It” by Blackpink. Suppose anyone can give solid competition for BTS; hands down, it has to be Blackpink. Their fan base is divided into 2 armies.

How You Like That is one of the most used songs for Instagram reels and Tik Tok videos.

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10. Alone (Likes: 24 Million)

  • Uploading Date: July 2, 2016
  • Uploader: Marshmello
  • Like Percentage: 96.48%

The next most liked video on YouTube is also a music album. There is no pitching in for a music video by Marshmello because it has to be unique.

11. Kill This Love (Likes: 24 Million)

  • Uploading Date: April 4, 2019
  • Uploader: Blackpink
  • Like Percentage: 94.46%

The song has received appreciation from all over the world. Kill This Love was also nominated for Mnet Asian Music Awards, Gaon Chart Music Awards, and Seoul Music Awards. Blackpink has made an enormous contribution to lifting K-pop culture worldwide.

12. Lovely (Likes: 24 Million)

  • Uploading Date: April 26, 2018
  • Uploader: Billie Eilish and Khalid
  • Like Percentage: 98.56%

Billie Eilish is a trend in itself. In the last few years, Billie Eilish has revolutionized the music industry. “Lovely” is one of the most loved and liked videos on YouTube. The song has different vibes. This single was released as a part of an album called “Darkroom and Interscope R.

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13. Make This Video The Most Liked Video On YouTube (Likes: 24 Million)

  • Uploading Date: January 16, 2019
  • Uploader: MrBeast
  • Like Percentage: 98.58%

Read the title and guess what would have happened. Mr. Beast is the truth himself throughout the video. He began with the post of the world-famous egg.

The world record egg was the most liked post on Instagram and one of the most commented posts on Instagram. Following the same strategy, Mr. Beast made it one of the most liked videos on YouTube.

14. Baby (Likes: 23 Million)

  • Uploading Date: February 19, 2010
  • Uploader: Justin Bieber
  • Like Percentage: 60.91%

The Baby was the pioneer of Justin Bieber’s career. This song had faced it all – great appreciation and criticism. It remained the most viewed video on YouTube until Gangnam style arrived. This video is not only the most liked video on YouTube but also the third-most disliked video on YouTube. Lol!

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15. DNA (Likes: 22 Million)

  • Uploading Date: September 18, 2017
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 95.22%

BTS is one of the most recurring channels on the whole list. Like all the other BTS songs, DNA is also a blockbuster. The BTS army has proved its loyalty again and again. Just put on your earphones and groove to the beats.

16. Butter (Likes: 22 Million)

  • Uploading Date: May 21, 2021
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 97.89%

Again a song by the handsome cuties BTS.

This video made a significant position in the audience heart’s and is on the list of the most liked Youtube video with more than a Billion views and 20.00 Million likes.

17. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (Likes: 22 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 15, 2018
  • Uploader: Blackpink
  • Like Percentage: 94.78%

Blackpink is one of the most famous Korean girl bands. The Blackpink is more of a sensation. This single was a commercial hit and success.

Even though the song was released in 2018, it still holds the same power of breaking records. Ddu-Du Ddu-Du also got good reviews from critics. The song has also won many awards, including Melon Music Awards, Best Dance Video, and Song of the Year in 2019.

18. Girls Like You (Likes: 20 Million)

  • Uploading Date: May 31, 2018
  • Uploader: Maroon 5
  • Like Percentage: 96.08%

Maroon 5 comes with a bang every time! Girls Like You went viral overnight. People and artists have so many different versions of these songs. Even

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19. Fake Love (Likes: 20 Million)

  • Uploading Date: May 18, 2018
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 96.82%

BTS is again here! We just cannot get enough of BTS! Fake love is another super fantastic song by BTS. Fake Love has been nominated for many awards and has won quite a few. This music video is all you need to groove with your friends.

20. Believer (Likes: 20 Million)

  • Uploading Date: March 7, 2017
  • Uploader: Imagine Dragons
  • Like Percentage: 97.18%

“Believer” is a song by American Pop Rock Band Imagine Dragons. It is an upbeat song that will make you groove whenever you hear it. This song was number four on the US Billboard HOT 100. This music video has won the hearts of its viewers and made it to the top of the charts.

21. Idol (Likes: 20 Million)

  • Uploading Date: August 24, 2018
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 95.48%

Winning the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Music, this song has been breaking records since then. BTS is the only brand that has managed to fall on the list multiple times. The BTS Army is vital that they will not leave a single stone unturned in making BTS songs more and more successful.

22. Uptown Funk (Likes: 20 Million)

  • Uploading Date: November 19, 2014
  • Uploader: Mark Ronson
  • Like Percentage: 94.69%

This single debuted at number 65 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts in 2014. This music video was a great hit; even today, people love the song equally.

However, with a lot of success, the music video faced a fair share of controversy. In 2015, “The Gap Band” presented similarities with “Oops Up Side Your Head.” The Gap Band ended up receiving 17% of the royalties.

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23. Mic Drop (Likes: 19 Million)

  • Uploading Date: November 24, 2017
  • Uploader: BTS
  • Like Percentage: 97.72%

We all love BTS to our core. So much so that there are 7 videos in the list of most liked rap videos on YouTube, this is the proof we talked about in our title. Out of these 34 videos, BTS comes seven times. Crazy BTS Army Making Goals!

24. Senorita (Likes: 19 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 21, 2019
  • Uploader: Shawn Mendes
  • Like Percentage: 97.10%

Do I even need to pitch in for this song? The song has won many awards, including the American Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, NRJ Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and many more.

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25. Ice Cream (Likes: 19 Million)

  • Uploading Date: August 28, 2020
  • Uploader: Blackpink
  • Like Percentage: 93.39%

Another Blackpink song is on the list, which is not a surprise. “Ice Cream” is a song by the sassy band featuring Selena Gomez. What can we even ask for more? Blackpink and the queen Selena Gomez together! This video has to be on the most liked YouTube video list.

26. Perfect (Likes: 19 Million)

  • Uploading Date: November 9, 2017
  • Uploader: Ed Sheeran
  • Like Percentage: 96.46%

Ed Sheeran’s song can make you fall in love without even trying! Perfect by Ed Sheeran is one of his best songs ever. The amount of popularity it gained is unimaginable. Even today, the song holds the same kind of power.

27. Hello (Likes: 18 Million)

  • Uploading Date: October 22, 2015
  • Uploader: Adele
  • Like Percentage: 95.10%

Released in 2015, “Hello” is still people’s favorite song. Placed in 25th position for the most liked video on YouTube, this music video is soulful.

The music video has gained much appreciation from critics. Along with appreciation, the song has also won many awards, like; Independent Track of the Year, BBC Song of the Year, Top Selling Song, Song of the Year, the Fastest time for a video to reach one billion views on YouTube, Video of the Year, and many more.

28. Rap God (Likes: 18 Million)

  • Uploading Date: November 27, 2013
  • Uploader: Eminem
  • Like Percentage: 97.16%

This list would have been incomplete without Eminem’s Rap God. This music video has won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing. Along with the editing, we all must agree that the song is excellent. Rap God was also nominated for Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance. Also, the song entered the Guinness World Record for containing the most words. A weird record? The song has 1,560 words. No wonder it is among the most liked rap video on YouTube.

Apart from the achievements, the song was also criticized thoroughly. The song was called out as Homophobic due to lyrics like, “you fags think it’s all a game” and “Little gay-looking boy / So gay I can barely say it with a straight face-looking boy.” On the other side, Eminem defended himself, saying that those words were intended to be homosexual rather than homophobic.

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29. Taki Taki (Likes: 18 Million)

  • Uploading Date: October 9, 2018
  • Uploader: DJ Snake
  • Likes Percentage: 94.51%

Tell me one person who hasn’t grooved over Taki Taki. Such a sassy song with mind-blowing dance moves is all we need for a great party. This song is probably the most heard. Recently, Taki Taki has gained more popularity through Instagram Reels. Although it is an English-Spanish song, it is still heard worldwide.

30. Stressed Out (Likes: 18 Million)

  • Uploading Date: April 28, 2015
  • Uploader: Fueled By Ramen
  • Like Percentage: 96.82%

“Stressed Out” is a song by American alternative rock by Twenty One Pilots. This song was nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Grammy Awards. This song is so popular because it is relatable and does not require too much thinking. A simple song with the right amount of emotions.

31. Bad Guy (Likes: 17 Million)

  • Uploading Date: March 29, 2019
  • Uploader: Billie Eilish
  • Like Percentage: 94.01%

No fancy accessories, no branded clothes, this is what makes Billie different from others. But her reason for being on the list of the most liked youtube video is her incredible song video.

Bad Guys was released in 2019, but people are still grooving on its beats.

32. Mi Gente (Likes: 17 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 29, 2017
  • Uploader: J Balvin
  • Like Percentage: 94.34%

According to Wikipedia, this song topped the charts in most of Latin America. Although, after the release of the song, the audience saw some similarities in the song with Pitbull’s Grito. The controversy even came into the hands of mainstream media. However, the controversy also gave massive popularity to the song.

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33. Yalgaar (Likes: 17 Million)

  • Uploading Date: June 5, 2020
  • Uploader: Carryminati
  • Like Percentage: 94.61%

Carryminati released the song Yalgaar (meaning- attack). The song grabbed our eyeballs the moment it was released.

The infamous “YouTube vs TikTok” controversy led to the making of this song. Apart from the controversial angle, the song is an explosive rap. Carryminati is known for his gaming skills, and the song is filled with gaming graphics and background music.

If we ask you to tell us some of the most liked videos on YouTube, you would probably name some music videos. Artists like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, and Maroon 5 have YouTube channels. These channels are followed by many users worldwide, resulting in many views and likes. 

Music videos are the most viewed videos on YouTube, and there is no doubt about it. Music videos grab more likes and views; hence they usually fall under the category of most liked videos on YouTube. 

These music videos are, of course, taking most of the positions on the list. But many other YouTube creators have made it to the list. However, there is a lot of scope for the future, where we will see more non-music YouTube videos on this list.

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Wrapping Up

This is the list of the 33 Most Liked Videos On YouTube. I hope you found your favorite song on the list so you can groove to it anytime.

The list of the most liked videos keeps on changing with time. We at Path of EX keep a keen eye on the likes of each video and update you all from time to time. It might be a little challenging to understand because several factors affect the number of likes on your video. So, keep making beautiful and fantastic content!

But now it’s your turn; tell us in the comment section which is your youtube video among these mentioned Most liked videos on Youtube.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which is the most liked video on YouTube?

Despacito is at the top of the list. This is a music video by Luis Fonsi Ft. Daddy Yankee. As of June 2020, Despacito is the most liked video on YouTube. The music video still ranks first in the most liked YouTube videos list.

2. Which is the most liked non-music YouTube video?

Make This Video The Most Liked Video On YouTube” by Mr. Beast is the most liked non-music video.

3. Which video reached 1 million likes in the least time?

“Dynamite” is the fastest YouTube video to reach 1 million likes.

4. What is the most liked video on YouTube 2023?

Despacito is still the most liked video on YouTube. It has 50 million likes and 8.2 billion views.

5. What is the second most liked video on YouTube?

The second most liked video is See You Again. This is also a music album by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth. Within less than a year, this video has managed to fall among the topmost-liked videos on YouTube.

6. What is the fastest video to reach 1 million likes?

“Dynamite” hit 1 Million in just 1 minute.

7. Who was the first YouTuber to hit 100 million?

The first individual YouTuber to hit 100 million is PewDiePie.


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