Forbes reports “See You Again” edged out the K-Pop hit this week with nearly 2.9 billion views in total. As of press time, Wiz’s video had been watched 2,900,522,980 times, while Psy’s had garnered 2,895,721,567 views. Impressive numbers for both artists.
“See You Again” featuring Charlie Puth was released in 2015 as a part of the Furious 7soundtrack. It went on to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and earned three Grammy nominations, including Song of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
A YouTube representative told Forbes the video continues to receive millions of plays every day, despite being uploaded more than two years ago.
Shortly after the record was announced, Wiz went to Instagram thanking his fans for their love and support.
Puth seemed to be humbled by the news.
For the record, I joined @YouTube in 2007 hoping to make a video that would reach 10,000 views. Just heard about See You Again…wow.
— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) July 11, 2017