'Gangnam Style' hits 1 billion views on YouTube

'Gangnam Style' hits 1 billion views on YouTube
The surprise blockbuster smash hit 'Gangnam Style' has hit 1 billion views on YouTube.

As of writing, the video now has 1.02 billion hits, making it far and away the most viewed video on the site, ever.



In late November, the video surpassed Justin Beiber's 'Baby,' which had long held the title.

"Psy's success is a great testament to the universal appeal of catchy music - and er, great equine dance moves," wrote Kevin Allocca, YouTube trends manager.

Check the video here:



Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 22 Dec 2012 20:09
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  • 10 comments
  • A5J4DX

    saw it reach that earlier today, good on him

    22.12.2012 22:13 #1

  • PraisesToAllah

    Am I the only one here who finds this video annoying?

    23.12.2012 01:07 #2

  • nonoitall

    Originally posted by PraisesToAllah: Am I the only one here who finds this video annoying? No.

    23.12.2012 16:47 #3

  • Azuran

    Originally posted by PraisesToAllah: Am I the only one here who finds this video annoying? I'm sure you're not the only one. There are a ton of "Hate everything that's popular" posters on here.

    23.12.2012 20:23 #4

  • xboxdvl2

    Originally posted by PraisesToAllah: Am I the only one here who finds this video annoying? i found it really annoying when it first came out but kinda use to it now.

    i have the big screen tv,a ps3 and 5.1 channel surround sound.car still runs smooth and computer still works but its a bit outdated.

    24.12.2012 02:01 #5

  • Notcow

    I like the song.

    Good for him. He deserves it.

    24.12.2012 10:21 #6

  • tongs007

    Originally posted by Notcow: I like the song.

    Good for him. He deserves it.
    i hated it, found it an earache to my eardrums when it came out, but.......... now my 16 month year old son and 4 year old daughter dances to it, Its rather funny :)

    24.12.2012 15:02 #7

  • ChappyTTV

    It would never have gotten there without the extremely HAWT ladies in it..

    4.1.2013 18:22 #8

  • ChappyTTV

    It would never have gotten there without the extremely HAWT ladies in it..

    4.1.2013 18:22 #9

  • ChappyTTV

    Why did my comment post twice?

    4.1.2013 18:24 #10

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