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PSY’s “Gangnam Style” Passes Bieber to Become Most-Watched YouTube Video

PSY’s “Gangnam Style” Passes Bieber to Become Most-Watched YouTube Video

psy-ladies-gangnam-style YOuTube most viewedPSY’s “Gangnam Style” became the most-watched YouTube video of all time over the Thanksgiving holiday with more than 805 million views.

“#GangnamStyle just became the most watched video @YouTube!! #History,” PSY posted on Twitter on Saturday morning.

The South Korean rapper has earned approximately 805,055,375 views for the 4:13 video since it was posted on July 15, 2012. Early on Saturday, that total passed the longtime YouTube record holder — the music video for Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” which has garnered 803,732,000 views since its February 2010 release.

“Gangnam Style” already set YouTube’s record for the Most Liked video ever posted to the site, with its total now standing at 5.3 million Likes and 323,000 Dislikes, Billboard reports. Bieber’s “Baby” clip has 1.4 million Likes and 3.1 million Dislikes.

 

Since its release, PSY has performed the “Gangnam Style” dance alongside Britney Spears, Madonna and most recently MC Hammer at the 2012 American Music Awards. In early September, the 34-year-old signed to Scooter Braun’s Schoolboy Records, to become label mates with Bieber.

Bieber may not rule YouTube any longer, but he still has more Twitter followers — @justinbieber) has 30.6 million followers, compared to PSY’s Twitter following of 1.3 million

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