Dave and Chuck the Freak

This was a fun moment in the middle of a literal disaster:  Volunteers near Fort Myers were cleaning up last week after Hurricane Ian, and found a piano that got carried away from someone’s house by floodwaters.

It was still playable, so two of them took a break to sit down and play it, and one was pretty good.  He did the classic rhythm and blues song, “Kansas City”.

31 Rock/Pop Music Videos with Over 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Since MTV doesn’t really show music videos anymore, YouTube is the place for those who want to watch music videos to their heart’s content.

Some music videos — both classic and recently released — have caught on more than others and have racked up 1 billion views and more.

For your viewing pleasure, here are 30 rock/pop music videos with at least 1 billion views on YouTube.

(Note: View numbers listed are as of December 6, 2022.)

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - 'Californication' (1 billion views)

  • Audioslave - 'Like a Stone' (1.02 billion views)

  • Evanescence - 'Bring Me To Life' (1.11 billion views)

  • Cyndi Lauper - 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun' (1.12 billion views)

  • Metallica - 'Nothing Else Matters' (1.19 billion views)

  • Whitney Houston - 'I Will Always Love You' (1.32 billion views)

  • AC/DC - 'Thunderstruck' (1.19 billion views)

  • Rick Astley - 'Never Gonna Give You Up' (1.32 billion views)

  • Bon Jovi - 'It's My Life' (1.19 billion views)

  • The Cranberries - 'Zombie' (1.29 billion views)

  • a-ha - 'Take On Me' (1.56 billion views)

  • Guns N' Roses - 'November Rain' (1.97 billion views)

  • Nirvana - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' (1.58 billion views)

  • Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody' (1.55 billion views)

  • Linkin Park - 'In The End' (1.45 billion views)

  • Coldplay - 'Paradise' (1.64 billion views)

  • Imagine Dragons - 'Radioactive' (1.41 billion views)

  • 4 Non Blondes - 'What's Up' (1.42 billion views)

  • twenty one pilots - 'Heathens' (1.95 billion views)

  • Guns N' Roses - 'Sweet Child O' Mine' (1.45 billion views)

  • Linkin Park - 'Numb' (1.89 billion views)

  • Imagine Dragons - 'Believer' (2.33 billion views)

  • Coldplay - 'Hymn For the Weekend' (1.79 billion views)

  • Imagine Dragons - 'Thunder' (1.90 billion views)

  • Europe - 'The Final Countdown' (1.06 billion views)

  • Coldplay - 'The Scientist' (1.07 billion views)

  • Michael Jackson - 'Billie Jean' (1.26 billion views)

  • System of a Down - 'Chop Suey!' (1.21 billion views)

  • twenty one pilots - 'Ride' (1.33 billion views)

  • Coldplay - 'Adventure of a Lifetime' (1.37 billion views)

  • twenty one pilots - 'Stressed Out' (2.59 billion views)