June 01, 2014 17:02:28 GMT
The South Korean artist who is known for his horse-riding dance move becomes the first star to collect 2 billion views on YouTube with just a single video.
South Korean sensation PSY sets another record. A music video for his viral smash hit single "Gangnam Style" reaches an unprecedented feat on YouTube, soaring past two billion views on the video-sharing website after being released two years ago.
"@psy_oppa's #GangnamStyle just became the first YouTube video to hit 2 billion views!" YouTube broke the news. PSY himself tweeted to his 3.46 million followers, "Two billion views; they are very honorable and very burdensome numbers. With the appreciation, I will come back soon with more joyful contents!"
"Gangnam Style" video also became the first to hit 1 billion views on YouTube. It reached its highest fever on April 14, 2013 when it collected 38 million views, setting a record for the most YouTube views in a single day. The only other clip in the billion-view club is Justin Bieber's "Baby".