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PSY’s “Gangnam Style” music video has achieved a groundbreaking milestone, surpassing 5 billion views on YouTube

PSY’s “Gangnam Style” music video has achieved a groundbreaking milestone, surpassing 5 billion views on YouTube, marking it as the first K-pop video to reach this colossal figure. According to PSY’s agency, P NATION, the official YouTube release of “Gangnam Style” set a new record with 5,002,500,000 views as of 1 PM on the 30th. The iconic track, featured as the title song in PSY’s sixth regular album “PSY 6 (Six Rules), Part 1,” released in July 2012, made history by securing PSY the record of being the first K-pop artist to stay at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven consecutive weeks.

The “Gangnam Style” music video not only broke the 10 billion views mark, setting a precedent for YouTube content, but also the 20 billion views, reshaping the landscape of YouTube view counts. Moreover, it has consistently displayed remarkable growth in views for 11 years, an extraordinary achievement in the world of online content.

In addition to “Gangnam Style,” PSY’s other hits like “Gentleman” with 1.5 billion views, “Oppa Is Just My Style” with 820 million views, “Hangover” with 360 million views, “DADDY” with 700 million views, “New Face” with 290 million views, and “I LUV IT” with 130 million views, demonstrate his overwhelming impact on YouTube.

PSY shared his sentiments through his agency, stating, “On the day we first reached 10 million views, I celebrated with my colleagues and dreamed of 50 million views. I am now 100 times happier than the dream I had back then.” “Gangnam Style” continues to maintain a daily viewership of nearly one million, illustrating its enduring popularity even after 11 years.