Sunday, November 25, 2012

Psy: Gangnam Style becomes most-watched YouTube video ever

Korean pop sensation Psy’s smash hit “Gangnam Style” has become the most-watched YouTube video of all time.

YouTube’s Trends blog reports Psy’s video passed Justin Bieber’s “Baby” for top spot over the weekend.

As of Sunday afternoon, “Gangnam Style” had been seen 817 million times and counting, while “Baby” sat at 804 million views.

Psy's video first spread from South Korea to the rest of the world in early August. It's been a massive hit at a global level unlike anything seen before. Each day, "Gangnam Style" continues to be watched between 7 and 10 million times.

Psy's official channel now has over 1 billion views.


See also:

VIDEO: Madonna goes Gangnam Style with Psy in New York
VIDEO: Psy brings Gangnam Style to Jimmy Kimmel
MASHUP: Carly Rae Jepsen vs Psy – Call Me Gangnam