J Balvin Reclaims His Crown as the Artist With the Most Videos in YouTube’s Billion Views Club

This week, the "Ritmo (Bad Boys for Life)" video featuring J. Balvin and Black Eyed Peas achieved 1 billion views, making Balvin the artist with

the most videos in YouTube's exclusive Billion Views Club. "Ritmo," which was launched on the video platform on October 11, 2019, r

represents the Colombian artist's twelfth entry as a lead, featured artist, or collaborator. Prior to recovering the title, Balvin and Justin Bieber were

 tied with 11 music videos that surpassed 1 billion views. 
With his "Ay Vamos" video, the musician born José Lázaro Osorio Balvin became 

the first Latin urban artist to achieve 10 digits in 2016. He was only the third Latin musician of any genre to exceed a billion views

, following Enrique Iglesias' "Bailando," starring Gente de Zona and Descemer Bueno, and Romeo Santos' "Propuesta Indigena,"

" all of which occurred in 2014. "Rhythm of the Night" is sampled in "Ritmo," which fuses hip-hop and pop with Balvin's explosive and addictive take on reggaeton.