Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ reaches one billion views on YouTube - EpicNews

Nirvana‘s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has change into solely the second 90s music video to achieve one billion views on YouTube.

Launched in 1991, ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ appeared on Nirvana’s second album ‘Nevermind’. The music and its accompanying video helped usher in a brand new wave of grunge and different rock dominance .

The official video was uploaded to YouTube in June 2009 and lately hit one billion views. it’s the second-most-viewed 90s music video on the streaming platform, behind solely Guns N’ Roses’ ‘November Rain’, which up to now has racked up practically 1.three billion views.


Behind ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’, The Cranberries’ ‘Zombie’ is the subsequent 90s music video set to attain one billion views, which at present stands at round 980 million views.

Nirvana’s mega hit was additionally lately revealed because the sixth-most-watched rock video within the 2010s by Vevo.

Watch the video for ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ under:

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Again in August, Seattle’s Simple Road Information unearthed a valuable fragment of rock historical past: a royalty cheque made out to Kurt Cobain of Nirvana before the release of ‘Nevermind’.

The beloved impartial document retailer posted photographs of the folded, yellowing cheque to Instagram. Because the caption factors out, the cheque from BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) was dated March 6, 1991, six months earlier than the discharge of Nirvana’s landmark album, ‘Nevermind’. At that time, the one full-length studio document the band had launched was ‘Bleach’.


In the meantime, the green cardigan Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana‘s iconic MTV Unplugged performance has sold at auction for $334,000 (£260,000).

Other than the sale quantity exceeding expectations – it was estimated to promote at someplace between $200,000 and $300,000 – it is usually now the costliest cardigan ever bought at public sale, in keeping with Julien’s Auctions, who held the occasion.