S. Korean rapper Psy’s hit ‘Gangnam Style’ has become the first video to get one billion plus views on YouTube. The dance video, posted in July, started taking off in August and by September, it was being seen 70-100 lak times a day, and up to 120 lakhs on Saturdays.
It propelled pop sensation Psy to worldwide fame. It has inspired hundreds of parodiess from the British soldiers and Thai navy among others. Google said that the video had been watched 70- 100 lakh times a day on average. It overtook the previous record of pop star Justin Bieber’s music video ‘Baby’.