Top 20 most liked YouTube videos (July 2023)

YouTube channels rely heavily on viewers, subscribers, and likes to move up the charts. Now, though, the most-liked videos are now coming from music artists rather than content creators. Here is a full list of the top 20 most liked YouTube videos.

What category has the most liked videos on YouTube?

At one point, viral videos and uploads from full-time YouTubers dominated all YouTube lists but now, the majority are all about music.

Luis Fonsi’s ‘Despacito’ is the most liked video on YouTube, and has been for several years after being a major hit when it came out in 2017, and is still one of the most played songs of the summer.

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The video is shortly followed by the song “See you again” by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, but it still has over ten million likes to go to get ahead of Despacito.

DexertoMarshmello’s hit ‘Alone’, which has been performed in Fortnite, features on the list

Which artists are on the list?

Other popular music figures such as BTS, Billie Eilish, and Alan Walker among others, all made the cut with at least one song. Sheeran also joins the list by having his song  ‘Shape of You’ sitting inside the top 20.

However, several of the major artists who were previously part of the top 20, which included Adele and Maroon 5, have been knocked off the list after the release of YouTube Shorts.

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MrBeast is one of two individuals YouTube creators to feature on the list multiple times, with videos like “Would you fly to Paris for a Baguette?,” ‘Make This Video The Most Liked Video On Youtube’, and “Giving iPhones Instead Of Candy on Halloween.”

MrBeast, YouTubeMrBeast is the closest YouTuber to breaking onto the list.

The other creator appearing on the list multiple times is DanielLaBelle, who often goes viral for his hilarious sketches.

The top 20 most liked YouTube videos on the platform, as of July 12, 2023, can all be found below. This article will be updated as and when the standings change.

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20 – Giving iPhones Instead Of Candy on Halloween: MrBeast – 24.05 million likes

19 – How You Like That: Blackpink – 24.58 million likes

18 – Kill This Love: Blackpink – 24.60 million likes

17 – Alone: Marshmello – 24.64 million likes

16 – Lovely: Billie Eilish and Khalid – 26.37 million likes

15 – Make This Video The Most Liked Video On Youtube – 26.37 million likes

14 – Faded: Alan Walker – 26.87 million likes

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13 – Gangnam Style: Psy – 27.01 million likes

12 – Boy with Luv: BTW feat. Halsey – 27.94 million likes

11 – “Home Alone in a Rush: DanielLaBelle – 28.43 million likes

10 – If Cleaning Was a Timed Sport. Part 2: DanielLaBelle – 30.01 million likes

9 – How Zach King Gets Away With Doing Graffiti: dollarbill/Zach King – 31.17 million likes

8 – Our MOST INTENSE Balloon Popping Race: How Ridiculous – 31.42 million likes

7 – Shape of You: Ed Sheeran – 31.71 million likes

6 – OMG Best Teacher: Dednahype – 35.64 million likes

5 – Dynamite: BTS – 36.61 million likes

4 – Would you fly to Paris for a Baguette?: MrBeast – 36.63 million likes

3 – Baby Shark Dance: Pinkfong Kids’ Songs and Stories – 40.62 million likes

2 – See You Again: Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – 41.34 million likes

1 – Despacito: Luis Fonsi – 51.74 million likes

LAST UPDATED: July 12, 2023 

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