The song “Komet” by Udo Lindenberg and Apache 207 is not only the longest German number one hit of all time, but also the most successful music video in 2023 on YouTube in Germany.
The panic rocker and the rapper achieved 59 million film views worldwide on their first joint project, YouTube announced on the sidelines of a gala in Berlin. The unlikely duo also reached the top of the streaming charts on Apple Music.
The musician Ayliva, who had previously won the audience Bambi, became “Artist of the Year 2023” on YouTube. She took the lead with her album “Schwarzes Herz”. Among the tracks on the album, the song “Sie weiss” was particularly successful. It has had over 30 million views so far. This song by the singer from the Ruhr area landed at number 7 on Apple Music.
At Apple Music, behind Udo Lindenberg and Apache 207, Miley Cyrus secured the leading positions with "Flowers", Peter Fox (feat. Inéz) with "Zukunft Pink" and Nina Chuba with "Wildberry Lillet".
Nina Chuba was also named “best newcomer” at the YouTube event in the “Grill Royal” restaurant in Berlin. With the songs from her debut album "Glas" she not only collected millions of YouTube views, but was also able to gain over 200,000 channel subscriptions.