Psy's "Gangnam Style" sails past 2 billion YouTube views mark
Monday, June 02, 2014 - 00:44
June 2 - The music video of South Korean pop sensation Psy's global hit single ''Gangnam Style'' obtains over 2 billion YouTube hits, making it the first video to do so. Joel Flynn reports.
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If you'd forgotten about him then you might be on your own.
It's been nearly two years since the release of "Gangnam Style" - the infectious K-Pop hit that smashed records all over the world.
But that hasn't stopped the song's video on Youtube rocketing past the 2 billion mark - cementing its status as the most watched video on the site.
To put that into context, that's the equivalent of the populations of China, Indonesia and the United States - combined.
After its release in July 2012 it was also the first video to get one billion views.
That's as well as spawning a horse-riding dance craze around the world.
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