“Gangham Style” Hits 1 Billion Views

“Gangham Style” Hits 1 Billion Views

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When you think about viral success, you have to think of Korean pop artist Psy. His massive hit record “Gangham Style,” became a huge hit on youtube. The popularity of the video saw people all-around the world doing his signature dance. Appearances on the MTV VMA’s and the Ellen show.

He has one more accomplishment to add to his resume this year. His video recently his an unprecedented 1 billion views making it the second most viewed video after Justin Bieber’s “Baby.” He Speaking with MTV news, Psy expressed his shock about hitting the billion mark. “Honestly, when I made this video I didn’t even expect 1 million views, because this is off my sixth album in Korea, so I just hoped it would be huge there,” he said. “I didn’t even think about any other countries; I just did my job and waited and watched. And, you know, today, I’m still wondering and analyzing its success. Because I’ve done this thing many times, this dance, this album, this video … this one just became something else entirely.”

Currently, he’s working on a follow-up to the song.

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