YouTube has announced that Dave’s ‘Starlight’ was the most watched video of 2022 in the UK.
‘Starlight’ has almost 40 million views on YouTube and was directed by Dave himself along with Nathan Tettey.
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The track became the first UK number one to be written and produced by one person since 2014 according to Musicradar.
Artists on the list also spread across the UK with Bradford’s Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Bru-C from Nottingham, Aitch from Manchester, ArrDee from Brighton, HAZEY from Liverpool and more.
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UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin says: “This shows just how much demand there is for British music – we are a global superpower when it comes to music. It’s all the more reason we should support and champion this sector, and work to make the UK the best place in the world to create, consume and enjoy music.”
Check out the full list below.
1. Dave – Starlight
2. Bad Boy Chiller Crew – BMW (French The Kid, MIST, Bugzy Malone Remix)
3. Harry Styles – As It Was
4. Aitch, Ashanti – Baby
5. Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz – What Else Can I Do? (From “Encanto”)
6. Burna Boy – Last Last
7. Digga D X StillBrickin – Pump 101
8. HAZEY – Packs and Potions
9. Bru-C – No Excuses
10. (OOAK) Russ Millions x Buni x YV – Reggae & Calypso
Watch Dave’s music video to ‘Starlight’ below.
Becky Buckle is Mixmag’s Video and Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter
Written by: Tim Hopkins