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September 17, 2012

Psy’s “Gangnam Style”s is people’s favorite on YouTube

The music video of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” has recently been selected as people’s favorite on YouTube.
On September 17, the Hallyu Research Center reported that “Gangnam Style” is maintaining dominant position on YouTube, beating “Party Rock Anthem,” by over 200,000 votes. On YouTube, people can click “Like” when they like the video, and from the people’s votes, the most liked video gets selected.
The music video of “Gangnam Style” ranked first, receiving 1.8 million “Likes.” The American electronic hip-hop duo LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem” was topping the chart with 1.57 million votes, but on September 13, it was beaten by Psy’s “Gangnam Style.” It’s also a considerable amount of votes when it’s compared to that of Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” which is 1.32 million.
The research center thinks the music video of “Gangnam Style” will still receive more votes. The music video has been watched by almost two hundred million people. It’s expected to be watched by three hundred million people within October and five hundred million people within November. The music video received a hundred million hits in only 52 days, which is faster than Justin Beiber’s “Baby (52 days),” and Beyonce’s “Single Lady (114 days).”
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is the only Korean song, which captivated people from all over the world.
Visible Measures, a world-renowned independent third-party measurement firm for Internet video publishers, reported that all videos related to the music video of “Gangnam Style” have received over 3.5 million hits as of September 15. This record has been set in only 59 days, which is considerably faster than Justin Bieber’s “Baby (109 days)” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe (112 days).”
Source: TV Report

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