Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino’s “This is America” is dominating YouTube and the cultural conversation with 85.3 million views in its first week on YouTube. It’s the biggest first week debut of any video in 2018 and the #1 on the YouTube Songs chart in 11 countries.
“This is America” has sparked online debate and essays analyzing the meaning of every frame.
Stats for the video on YouTube
- The video for “This Is America” earned 85.3 million views in its first week on YouTube, making it the biggest first week debut of any music video this year.
- “This is America’ tied for the 5th fastest music video to reach 100M views in YouTube history, reaching the mark in under 9 days!
- The video for “This is America” is #1 on the YouTube Songs chart in 11 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Ireland and Norway.
- The video charted on the YouTube Songs and Video chart in over 36 countries worldwide.
- The video for “This is America” helped propel Childish Gambino to #2 on the United States Top Artists chart on YouTube.