Gangnam Style hits record-breaking two billion YouTube views
South Korean pop star's surprise hit becomes the first YouTube video to surpass 2 billion views
Published 31/05/2014 | 06:27
It is 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible Gangnam Style.
The South Korean pop star's surprise hit has become the first YouTube video to surpass 2 billion views.
The unlikely viral star holds the record for most overall views and most views in a day with 38 million for his Gangnam Style follow-up Gentleman.
No other video comes close to Gangnam on the streaming service's list of top videos. Justin Bieber's Baby is the only other billion-plus video at 1.04 billion views.
Cute kid video Charlie Bit My Finger - Again! is a distant third with 711 million views.
Psy has three of the top 15 videos on YouTube.