Rick Astley’s ‘By no means Gonna Give You Up’ hits 1B views on YouTube
Rick Astley’s music video for his 1987 track “By no means Gonna Give You Up” has reached 1 billion views on YouTube.
Astley celebrated the feat on Twitter by posting a video of himself speaking to followers whereas out on the water.
“That’s thoughts blowing. The world is a superb and delightful place and I’m very fortunate,” the singer mentioned.
The music video has reached 1 billion views thanks partially to a preferred web joke often called Rickrolling.
The bait and swap prank entails sending somebody an web hyperlink on any specific topic, however then linking to “By no means Gonna Give You Up” as an alternative.
“By no means Gonna Give You Up” is the newest music video to hit 1 billion views on YouTube, following South Korean lady group Blackpink’s video for “As If It is Your Final” in April.