Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” just surpassed two billion views on YouTube, solidifying its place as a modern classic.
In the annals of YouTube history, there are videos that breakthrough and join the rarified air of the billion-view club. And then there are those that climb even higher, to the stratosphere of two billion views and beyond. Enter Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower,” the smash hit that just passed the two billion views mark on YouTube.
Originally released in 2018 as part of the soundtrack to the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, “Sunflower” quickly became an earworm of epic proportions. The track showcased both Post Malone and Swae Lee’s signature styles, blending catchy hooks with introspective lyricism, all set to an infectious beat that sticks with you long after the song ends.
But “Sunflower” is far from the only hit in Post Malone’s arsenal. His third studio album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, boasts a treasure trove of chart-toppers, from the hard-hitting “Wow.” to the emotional ballad “Circles.” And let’s not forget the other gems on the Spider-Verse soundtrack, like “What’s Up Danger” and “Familia,” that continue to captivate audiences with their cinematic flair and sonic innovation.
As “Sunflower” continues its ascent into the stratosphere of YouTube glory, one thing is clear: Post Malone and Swae Lee have captured lightning in a bottle with this instant classic. Whether you’re a diehard fan or a casual listener, it’s impossible to deny the magic of “Sunflower” and the enduring legacy it has created.