And a yr like no different led to previous favourites spiking in recognition, in line with the music video internet hosting service.
Canadian megastar Drake had by far the preferred music video of 2020 within the UK, Vevo stated, with greater than 58 million views of his Life Is Good collaboration with fellow rapper Future.
Into The Unknown, a tune by Idina Menzel from the Frozen 2 soundtrack, was a distant second, with simply over 16.5 million views.
The Weeknd was third with Blinding Lights with 15.7 million views whereas the video for Rain On Me, a duet from Woman Gaga and Ariana Grande, was fourth with 13.9 million views.
Bieber rounded out the highest 10 along with his Intensions music video.
Regardless of not having a video within the prime 10, Little Combine, now a three-piece following the departure of Jesy Nelson, have been the general most watched artists within the UK, Vevo stated, with greater than 90 million views.
Ariana Grande was second and Billie Eilish third.
Outdated favourites got a lift by the tumultuous occasions of 2020, Vevo stated.
The UK’s departure from the EU in January coincided with a 161% leap in views to 17,800 for Swedish rock band Europe’s 1986 hit The Ultimate Countdown.
REM’s It’s The Finish Of The World noticed a 2,719% elevate in views after the World Well being Organisation declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic in March.
And in the course of the worldwide social justice protests in June, Infantile Gambino’s politically charged music video for This Is America noticed a 225% improve in month-to-month views, Vevo stated.
Alan Worth, Vevo’s chief govt, stated: “In a yr when the world grappled with a world pandemic and demanded social justice for all, music was a unifier. There’s little doubt, it’s a key a part of our lives.”