Saturday, May 31, 2014

Psy’s Gangnam Style hits 2 billion YouTube views

Korean rapper Psy’s worldwide smash, “Gangnam Style”, has surpassed 2 billion views on YouTube since its 2012 release.

"2 billion views...they are very honorable and very burdensome numbers," PSY said via a statement. "With appreciation, I will come back soon with more joyful contents!!"

The video for the song, which appeared on the EP, “Psy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1”, was the most-watched YouTube clip in each of the past 3 years; Billboard reports the song had almost 100 million views in 2014 alone.

Earlier this year, Psy completed filming a video with Snoop Dogg and G-Dragon for a forthcoming new single.

See also:

Psy shoots new video with Snoop Dogg and G-Dragon
Psy performs US finale of Gangnam Style
Psy: Gangnam Style becomes most-watched YouTube video ever
VIDEO: Madonna goes Gangnam Style with Psy in New York
MASHUP: Carly Rae Jepsen vs Psy – Call Me Gangnam