YouTube recently rolled out a new feature that lets users see which parts of a video get the most replays, and after hours of cleaning, Billboard focused on the tracks you love from the most popular music videos of all time on the service.
The “most replayed” feature – which appears as a graph showing which spots viewers keep coming back to – was originally available in beta for YouTube Premium subscribers, according to business todaybefore rolling it out for free to all YouTube users at the end of May.
Billboard screened the top 10 most-watched music videos on YT and identified the spots that users are most interested in, excluding a number of clips on the service’s all-time top 20 list that were related to animated kids shows (or unreleased or unreleased songs) by mapping musical acts.
Check out the results below.
Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”
Key moment (1:24) – A dancer sinks his hips into his partner as Fonsi and Yankee sing in the middle of a street scene.
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”
Key moment (0:18) – When love interest/boxer Peggie Pegouskie pulls off reverse ab-tastic situps with her legs wrapped around a heavy bag, then does light triceps stretches.
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Soon”
Key moment (0:09) – Wiz morosely walking down a highway at sunset and Puth playing the piano near a killer carousel with the Los Angeles skyline in the background.
Mark Ronson, “Uptown Funk”
Key moment (0:02) – Superfans who’ve watched this clip nearly 4.6 million times can’t get enough of the video’s very foreground, in which the camera focuses on a woman in red heels as she struts down the street.
Psy Gangnam Style”
Key moment (1:58) – There are so many banana moments in the K-pop superstar’s breakthrough video, but the one everyone seems to enjoy the most finds Psy lying face down in an elevator as a dancer blunderer in gladiator sandals, paint- splattered shorts, lime green shirt and baseball cap twirls above his head.
Brown 5, “Sugar”
Key moment (1:15) — The Sweet wedding crashes-The inspirational clip culminates when a happy couple loses their minds when a white sheet is ripped apart and Adam Levine and the guys turn out to be the surprise entertainment at the wedding reception.
Katy Perry, “Roar”
Key moment (3:11) – In a video that features half a dozen freeze-frame-worthy moments of tropical jungle empowerment, the decisive click to choose comes when Katy encounters a ferocious tiger and unleashes a rebellious scream at the face of the supreme predator.
OneRepublic – Counting Stars”
Key moment (0:02) – To be honest, there’s not much going on in this video, but for some reason the very first photo of the back of singer Ryan Tedder’s head is what caught the eye. attention of most viewers.
Justin Bieber, “Sorry”
Key moment (0:14) – Director Parris Goebel packed this 2015 video with killer, colorful choreography from a group of dancers wearing shades, and the Beliebers were clearly on board, as their most scrutinized moment comes a little early where we meet the crew in a slow pan to the right.
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Key moment (0:44) — Singer, songwriter, dancer. We learned Ed was a true triple threat in this clip from 2014. The moment he shoots his So you think you can dance her partner Brittany Cherry closes in and looks her in the eye as the camera moves for a wide shot of their movements? You loved it, you really loved it.