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7. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup (TM) Song)

While the video's title might not ring a bell, and the tune isn't nearly as familiar as others on this list, when you combine the appeal of Shakira and the world's most popular sporting event, you get a lot of views. The 2010 World Cup anthem has been watched more than 524 million since it was first uploaded in June 2010.

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Most-watched YouTube videos of all-time

Though silly pet videos might be the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of YouTube, the most-viewed uploads since the service launched in 2005 don't feature a single pet. In fact, of the estimated 72 hours worth of video uploaded every minute to YouTube, the most-viewed content is almost entirely music videos. But don't equate it with MTV just yet: one of the top all-time videos is not musical. Click through the gallery to find out which one.

All figures are current as of May 14, 2012.

10. Carly Rae Jepsen — Call Me Maybe
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10. Carly Rae Jepsen — Call Me Maybe

The song is catchy on its own, but when Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez tweeted about it in 2012 it immediately took off and by summer, became unavoidable. But YouTube users still seek it out: It's been watched more than 455 million times in its 14-plus months on YouTube.

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9. Michel Telo — Ai Se Eu Te
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9. Michel Telo — Ai Se Eu Te Pego — Oficial (Assim voce me mata)

Though unfamiliar to many Americans, the 32-year-old Michel Telo has been part of the Brazilian pop scene since 1997 as the lead vocalist of the band Grupo Tradicao. Though the video that's been watched over 501 million times was uploaded in July 2011, "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" actually debuted in 2008 and topped the charts in many Latin American and European countries. It's popularity was helped by the signature dance associated with the song, which has been mimicked during goal celebrations by many soccer stars.

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8. Lady Gaga — Bad Romance Whatever your
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8. Lady Gaga — Bad Romance

Whatever your thoughts on Lady Gaga and her antics, "Bad Romance" is undeniably a great tune. The video, watched more than 518 million times since being added to YouTube Nov. 23, 2009, is perfectly representative of the artist's usual brand of weirdness.

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7. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The
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7. Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup (TM) Song)

While the video's title might not ring a bell, and the tune isn't nearly as familiar as others on this list, when you combine the appeal of Shakira and the world's most popular sporting event, you get a lot of views. The 2010 World Cup anthem has been watched more than 524 million since it was first uploaded in June 2010.

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6. Charlie bit my finger — again! The
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6. Charlie bit my finger — again!

The only non-music video to make the list, "Charlie bit my finger" boasts a heavy dose of the two most important ingredients of a viral YouTube video: cuteness and humor. As you're no doubt aware, the video, uploaded way back in May 2007, shows an infant biting the finger of his toddler-aged brother. It's been watched more than 525 million times and has been commented on nearly 810,000 times.

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5. ?LMFAO — Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren
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5. ?LMFAO — Party Rock Anthem ft. Lauren Bennett, GoonRock?

Though it may seem as though LMFAO's popularity was purely a product of YouTube, the group was actually featured on David Guetta's "Getting Over You" about a year before the music video for "Party Rock Anthem" (a parody of the movie "28 Days Later") hit YouTube in March 2011. But since then the undeniably catchy and appropriately titled anthem has completely taken off. For a time it was almost completely unavoidable, getting prominent play in commercials, movies, bars and YouTube playlists: It's been watched more than 540 million times.

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4. Eminem — Love The Way You Lie
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4. Eminem — Love The Way You Lie ft. Rihanna

Eminem's 2010 hit was lauded for being his best combination of hip-hop and pop and for its dark theme about abusive relationships, with which both he and Rihanna are all-too-intimately familiar. It's the best-selling single of Eminem's 14-year career and has been watched more than 560 million times since it was uploaded Aug. 5, 2010.

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3. Jennifer Lopez — On The Floor ft.
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3. Jennifer Lopez — On The Floor ft. Pitbull

Jennifer Lopez's career has undergone a resurgence like few other pop stars in recent memory, and there's no better hard evidence of that than placing third on this list. She experienced huge success in the late 90s and early 2000s but became a pop culture afterthought by 2005. But her "On the Floor" single, uploaded to YouTube March 3, 2011, coincided with her debut as a judge on "American Idol" and huge marketing deals with L'Oreal Paris and Venus and catapulted her back to superstardom. No surprise then, that the video has been watched more than 670 million times.

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2. Justin Bieber — Baby ft. Ludacris Hard
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2. Justin Bieber — Baby ft. Ludacris

Hard to believe that its been five years since the 19-year-old Bieber first became a national sensation, but considering his popularity, it's no surprise he ranks high on this list. His top single, "Baby" has been watched almost 860 million times since it was first uploaded in February 2010.

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1. Psy — Gangnam Style The catchy South
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1. Psy — Gangnam Style

The catchy South Korean tune, and the wacky music video that accompanies it, became a surprise international sensation during the fall of 2012. It needed just three months to become the first — and still only, as of May 2013 — to surpass the 1 billion views milestone and the video is still going strong: It's racked up nearly 1.6 billion views since it was first uploaded on July 15, 2012. To put that in perspective, that's nearly double the amount of views the second most-watched video has garnered in its three-plus years on the site.

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