Psy defeats Justin Bieber in YouTube's Most Watched Video of All Time!
Written By Mc Richard Paglicawan on Monday, November 26, 2012 | 16:20
South Korean rap star Psy's music video "Gangnam Style" on Saturday became the most watched item ever posted to YouTube with more than 800 million views, edging past Canadian teen star Justin Bieber's 2-year-old video for his song "Baby."
Psy and his legendary k-pop sensation, “Gangnam Style,” which as of today, November 24, 2012, is the most viewed video of all time on YouTube, beating out the former reigning champ, Justin Bieber’s “Baby.” Within a few hours, "Gangnam Style" had gone up to more than 809 million views.
"Gangnam Style" was first posted to YouTube in July, and by the following month it began to show huge popularity on YouTube with audiences outside of South Korea. The success of “Gangnam Style” has been an immense phenomenon, garnering massive attention out of the starting gate when it was initially uploaded on July 15, 2012.