Rulers Bohemian Rhapsody most seasoned YouTube cut with over a billion watchers
The song Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has reached a new milestone on YouTube: it is the oldest music video with more than a billion viewers. The band announced this on Facebook on Sunday.
The song from 1975, therefore, supersedes November Rain by Guns’ N Roses. On Facebook, the band reacts enthusiastically to the news. “A billion viewers for Bohemian Rhapsody on Youtube! That our music still has so much impact is simply fantastic, and we want to thank everyone for this.” To celebrate, Queen has also posted a new version of their video on their website.
It is not the first record that Bohemian Rhapsody has achieved. In 2018, the song became the most-streamed song of the twentieth century. In November 2018, the hit was listened to 1.6 billion times worldwide, according to data from Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube.
Bohemian Rhapsody became popular again after the appearance of the eponymous biopic. Queen released the song on the album A Night at the Opera. The hit is regarded worldwide as one of the most successful songs of all time.