Psy’s “Gangnam Style” receives1 over two hundred million hits on YouTube
The music video of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” has received over two hundred million hits in 66 days.
As of September 18, the music video of “Gangnam Style” received over two hundred million hits on YouTube, setting a new record. On that day, Psy tweeted, “Got 200 million views! Thanks everybody!”
As of September 4, the music video received over 100,084,539 hits and became the first Korean music video that received over a hundred million hits. The record was set in only 52 days, and it was far faster than that of Justin Bieber’s “Baby (56 days)” and Beyonce’s “Single Lady (114 days).”
After 14 days, another hundred million people watched the music video, and it became a Korean music video that received two hundred million hits in a shortest period of time.
The Hallyu Research Center expects that the music video will still receive more hits. It expects that the music video will receive three hundred million hits within October and five hundred million hits within November. The music video is currently people’s favorite on YouTube.
Psy has been nominated for the Best Video at MTV Europe Music Awards with Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Katy Perry.