Legendary rock-n-roll group Guns N' Roses is the first band with a music video from the 80's to reach one billion views on YouTube with their video for "Sweet Child O' Mine". This is not the first rodeo for Guns N' Roses in terms of one of their videos joining the one-billion-views club. The band's "November Rain" was also the first video from the 90's to hit one billion views on YouTube.

The Top 5 viewed videos from the 80's are:

  1. GUNS N' ROSES - Sweet Child O' Mine (Official Music Video) - 1B
  2. a-ha - Take On Me (Official Music Video) - 943M
  3. CYNDI LAUPER - Girls Just Want To Have Fun (Official Video) - 786M
  4. THE POLICE - Every Breath You Take (Official Music Video) - 699M
  5. MICHAEL JACKSON - Billie Jean (Official Music Video) - 694M

The Top 5 viewed videos from the 90's are:

  1. GUNS N' ROSES - November Rain - 1.2B
  2. NIRVANA - Smells Like Teen Spirit (Official Music Video) - 968M
  3. THE CRANBERRIES - Zombie (Official Music Video) - 962M
  4. WHITNEY HOUSTON - I Will Always Love You (Official Music Video) - 859M
  5. 4 NON BLONDES - What's Up (Official Video) - 765M

According to AllAccess.com.