(FunHouse Ent.) The Police's 'Every Breath You Take' Video Surpasses 1 Billion YouTube Streams was a top 22 story from Oct. 2022: The Police's 'Every Breath You Take' music video has surpassed 1 billion streams on YouTube making it the 225th video to achieve this huge milestone.
Among a plethora of the band's global hits, "Every Breath You Take" is one of their best-known tracks. Released in 1983 but uploaded just 12 years ago, this is the seventh music video from the 1980's to have reached a billion views. The video, shot in black and white, revolves around the trio performing the song, with Sting singing and playing the double bass, Andy Summers on guitar, and Stewart Copeland drumming, joined by a four-piece string section and grand piano highlighting the underlying musical parts of this classic Police track.
In 2019, "Every Breath You Take," was named the Most Performed Song at the BMI Pop Awards with 15 million radio plays, from BMI's catalog of over 14 million musical works. Last year, the song was also added to Spotify's 'Billions Club,' having amassed over 1 billion streams on the platform. Watch it below: