‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ hits 1 billion YouTube plays

Never Gonna Give You Up Song
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The hit song ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ has now exceeded a staggering one billion views on YouTube.

The song became a lasting part of internet culture thanks to the Rickroll meme and reached an impressive milestone a couple of days ago.

” Never Gonna Give You Up” crossed 1 billion YouTube views on July 28th, putting the original Rickroll in the same rare company as clips from the latest pop stars.

Rick Astley posting a video wrote on Twitter,”1 BILLION views for Never Gonna Give You Up on @YouTube! Amazing, crazy, wonderful! Rick”(sic)

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