Top 10 Most Viewed Videos in 24 Hours as of 2019This is about the most viewed videos in the 1st 24 hours of debut. Some videos have gained viewers in internet-breaking proportions.
On January 23rd, 2017, Paramount Pictures uploaded a video on Facebook where a lady appeared to pop out of a TV screen. It gained a whopping 200 million views in just 24 hours, setting a record unlike any other. It broke the internet and all of Facebook in a way we thought was impossible. It proved to be quite a historic video, and Rings was quite a movie. It broke the laws of possibilities. Right now, it has more than 350+ million views, which is more than the number of active users on Twitter per month (336M+).
On April 12th, 2019, BTS debuted their #1 hit Boy With Luv, which gained 74.6 million views on YouTube in the first 24 hours, making it the biggest 24-hour debut for YouTube. They're known for breaking multiple records with their songs and even performances. Congratulations, BTS.
Taylor Swift's song ME! gained 65.2 million views, making it the 2nd most viewed 24-hour video debut on YouTube as of April 26th, 2019. Yet, it's the most viewed music video in the first 24 hours by any solo female artist. She was once known for country but transitioned into pop, and now she's a princess of pop.
It gained 56.7 million views in just 24 hours on April 5th, 2019.
Ariana Grande, who grew among the fastest for female artists, debuted her hit song Thank U, Next, which gained quite an impressive 55.4 million views in just 24 hours. She's broken multiple records including the most followed woman on Instagram and Spotify.
On May 19th, 2017, Facebook user Candace Payne livestreamed herself dressed up as Chewbacca, which gained a perfect 50 million views in just 24 hours. Yet, it's even the most watched livestream on Facebook, at a whopping 180 million+ views. It shows how much Star Wars influenced us to this day.
BTS, known for breaking multiple music records, debuted Idol on August 24th, 2018, with 45.9 million views in 24 hours, which was almost 46 million. They nailed it.
Taylor Swift transformed from country princess into a pop princess with her album "Reputation", and her biggest song there, "Look What You Made Me Do", became extremely viral in 2017. The highlight being, "Taylor can't come to the phone, because she's dead". It gained 43.2 million views in just 24 hours, making it the most viewed 24-hour debut on YouTube at that time. It was also once #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 at that time as well and has been played more times than most songs in 2017.
On April 22nd, Twice released their music video Fancy. It lived up to its name and gained an impressive 42.1 million views in just 24 hours.
On Facebook, Insider Design posted their video Massive Pillow Chair, which gained 42 million views in 24 hours, setting a record for the second to last month (November 3rd) in 2016.