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PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Video Hits 2 Billion Views on YouTube

June 1, 2014 (5:02 pm) GMT
The South Korean artist who is known for his horse-riding dance move becomes the first star to collect 2 billion views on YouTube with just a single video.

South Korean sensation sets another record. A music video for his viral smash hit single "Gangnam Style" reaches an unprecedented feat on YouTube, soaring past two billion views on the video-sharing website after being released two years ago.

"@psy_oppa's #GangnamStyle just became the first YouTube video to hit 2 billion views!" YouTube broke the news. PSY himself tweeted to his 3.46 million followers, "Two billion views; they are very honorable and very burdensome numbers. With the appreciation, I will come back soon with more joyful contents!"

"Gangnam Style" video also became the first to hit 1 billion views on YouTube. It reached its highest fever on April 14, 2013 when it collected 38 million views, setting a record for the most YouTube views in a single day. The only other clip in the billion-view club is 's "Baby".


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