Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Beats Justin Bieber's YouTube Record

Psy's "Gangnam Stle" has become the most-watched video ever on YouTube.

Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Beats Justin Bieber's YouTube Record
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The K-Pop star's hit has racked up a record-breaking 815 million views since it was posted on July 15, 2012. Justin Bieber's track "Baby", posted in February 2010 has 803 million views. Psy, whose real name is, Park Jae-Sang, has had worldwide success with "Gangnam Style" and has sold more than 4 million copies around the globe. He also bagged the first UK Number One by a Korean artist. "Gangnam Style" attracts around 11 million viewers a day. Join millions across the world, by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking to view the most-watched video on YouTube ever. Earlier this year, the high-octane video broke YouTube's record for the "most liked" video ever on the site after hitting over 2,234,180 likes. Guinness World Records reported that the video overshadowed LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem", which had 1,574,963 likes, as well as Justin Bieber's "Baby" which had 1,327,147 likes and Adele's "Rolling In The Deep", with its 1,245,641 likes (via NME). Since hitting the big time in the West, Psy has been approached by Justin Bieber's management company and it has said the pair will work on a song together.

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    thes50
    I was happy all the way until I read the line about him doing a song with JB. He's dead to me now.
    raoooos
    shut up
    thes50
    For having an opinion? No thanks, I liked the song before it had a million views and I like it now, while true I don't understand a word he's saying I can't help but enjoy it.
    raoooos
    You've misunderstood. I love Gangnam Style. What I meant was that I don't see why one pop artist collaborating with another pop artist makes him "dead to (you)" Bt dem red arrows r bootiful n dey wil never leaf me xo
    notaconotaco
    At least Gangnam Style is supposed to be horrible in a funny sort of way.
    SGofawesome
    He's not trying to look horrible. That's Psy's getup. Go listen to his other music (yes, he's no one-hit wonder in other countries and is very popular).
    sykest70
    Both are shitty, overrated, and overplayed. One is just "different" because it's foreign.
    metallica-#1
    Really tho, if you actually listen to the English translation of the song it's really no different than any of the other mediocre dance-pop garbage being pumped out
    spiff-corgi
    Wut? Gangnam Style's lyrics are a complete change from the norm of pop music lyrics. They talk about how having brains and good ideas are more important than being physically attractive, and how a girl having class but knowing how to have fun is so much more attractive than being promiscuous. Have you even READ the translations?
    metallica-#1
    Yes because we've never heard that before Lady Gaga, Christina Agulara (sp), Shiloh, every frigging P!nk song, etc.)
    spiff-corgi
    There's a very obvious difference between songs about people being good and respectable and "feelgood" songs. Also, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga and P!nk also sing about getting drunk and lairy.
    xplosive59
    I don't mind the song, but why out of all the great Asian artist do we get the gimmicky westernized ones. No one has even heard of Shiina Ringo over here but is one of the greatest Japanese artists, X Japan as well.
    SocksAndTrees
    Braykah
    "Psy has been approached by Justin Bieber's management company and it has said the pair will work on a song together." WHY D:
    PhilippeM
    I was mad when he beat Gee but now I am less mad because he beat everyone.
    no_more_cheese
    It's not his fault that commercial media decided to jump on the band wagon and get as much ratings as they can from the song. I loved this song (because of it's catchyness) when I first heard it, but hearing it played on commercial radio stations and seeing morning breakfast show hosts try do the dance just makes me cringe
    Jazz1992
    Love how so many UGers try to come off as nice, broad-minded, tolerant, "I love every genre of music ever" kind of guys... yeah right.
    Kjellum
    I can`t help but like this song. Lightens my mood whenever it pops up on the radio. But then again you don`t become most viewed on youtube for making stuff people don't like in general. Kudos tp Psy for that achievement at least. As for the Bieber/Psy collaboration. If you dislike it then stay clear.
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