Is Never Gonna Give You Up Banned?

The original ‘Rickroll’D’ YouTube video of Rick Astley song ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ has been taken down. Having racked up over 71 million YouTube views, the video that was used on unsuspecting victims as a bait and switch meme, known as ‘rick-rolling’, has now been banned in several countries including the USA.

Can Rick Astley sing Never Gonna Give You Up?

“Never Gonna Give You Up” is the debut single recorded by English singer and songwriter Rick Astley, released on 27 July 1987….Never Gonna Give You Up.

“Never Gonna Give You Up”
Producer(s) Stock Aitken Waterman
Rick Astley singles chronology

What does Rickrolled mean?

What is a RickRoll? In short: It’s an internet prank. A good one. Rick rolling started around 2007 on online bulletin boards like 4chan and Reddit, where users would post a link that unexpectedly directed other users to a video of Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”. Hence, Rickrolling.

Did Rick Astley wrote Never Gonna Give You Up?

Rick Astley
Mike StockPete WatermanMatt Aitken
Never Gonna Give You Up/Composers

Did YouTube actually get Rickrolled?

Yep, YouTube just got rickrolled. Rickroll is an age-old Internet bait which involves an Internet person providing you with a video URL of the supposedly relevant topic except it’s not. The link redirects you to the music video of English singer Rick Astley’s 1987’s single “Never Gonna Give You Up”.

Which country banned Rickrolling?

Guys It’s Official Rick Roll Just Got Banned In India!

What is the most copied link in history?

Never gonna give you up is the most copied link in history.

What movie is never gonna give you up in?

The Angry Birds Movie
Never Gonna Give You Up is a song by Rick Astley that plays in The Angry Birds Movie when Mighty Eagle tries to fly to save the eggs.

What is Rick rolled on TikTok?

What does ‘Rickrolled’ mean on TikTok? “Rickrolling” is the process of trolling someone on the internet by sending them the link to the music video to Rick Astley’s 1987 song Never Gonna Give You Up. The trick is pretty pointless, but it provides internet users with a lot of entertainment nonetheless.

What inspired Never Gonna Give up?

It was inspired by a woman Pete Waterman had been seeing for three years. Rick Astley was staying with Waterman at the time, and after a three-hour phone call with the woman, Astley said, “You’re never gonna give her up.” Aitken and Waterman then changed the story a bit and made him the one who was vulnerable.

Who made never going to give you up?

Rick Astley
Never Gonna Give You Up/Artists

The official video for Rick Astley’s 1987 hit “Never Gonna Give You Up” — uploaded almost 12 years ago — surpassed 1 billion lifetime views on YouTube on Wednesday.

What is the most viewed video on YouTube?

Baby Shark Dance
Top videos

No. Video name Views (billions)
1. “Baby Shark Dance” 9.46
2. “Despacito” 7.57
3. “Johny Johny Yes Papa” 5.78
4. “Shape of You” 5.48