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Hello, One Billion! Adele Sets Yet Another Record

19 Jan 2016 | By Tim Mworia | @timworia

Hello, One Billion! Adele Bags Another Record

Three million albums sold in one week, first single to sell a million copies in a week, endless covers and now a billion views. There's no stopping Adele and the ruthless record-breaking streak that her beautifully melancholic 25 is on.

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“Hello”, the first single off the album has now become the quickest video to garner one billion views on YouTube. The video which already broke the record for most views in the first 24-hours when it was put up back in October 22nd took 88 days to reach the milestone, which is 71 less days than previous record holder Gangnam Style by South Korean rapper PSY.

To break that down, the video has been consistently getting 10 million daily views. Get a hold of that!

Here are the top 10 quickest to one billion videos on YouTube:

1.   Adele - Hello (88 days)
2.   PSY - Gangnam Style (159 days)
3.   Wiz Khalifa - See You Again (186 days)
4.   Taylor Swift - Blank Space (238 days)
5.   Major Lazer - Lean On (292 days)
6.   Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk (301 days)
7.   Taylor Swift - Shake It Off (361 days)
8.   Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass (439 days)
9.   Katy Perry - Dark Horse (475 days)
10. Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (493 days)

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