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Psy’s “Gangnam Style” most viewed video on YouTube ever!!

Psy has become a worldwide sensation thanks to his wacky hit single ‘Gangnam Style' which comes with a unique and comic dance routine.

It’s official!! South Korean rapper Psy's catchy "Gangnam Style" clip has made history on YouTube!!

With approximately 805 million views as of noon on Saturday, "Gangnam Style" is the most-watched video on YouTube of all time.

The 34-year-old rap star has become a worldwide sensation thanks to his catchy hit single ‘Gangnam Style which comes with a unique and comic dance routine.

"It's been a massive hit at a global level unlike anything we've ever seen before," the YouTube post notes. "Each day, 'Gangnam Style' is still being watched between 7 and 10 million times."

Searches for "Gangnam Style" spiked in South Korea when it was first posted in July, but began to peak in North America and Brazil in September before it spawned likes from thousands across the world in October.

What’s really impressive is how quickly Gangnam Style rose to take over the top spot. Psy reached international stardom in less than six months.

"Gangnam Style" surpasses views of Justin Bieber's "Baby”
"Gangnam Style" has broken Justin Bieber's record for "Baby," which had held the coveted position since July 2010 but rose slowly in views over the last two years.

What’s really impressive is how quickly Gangnam Style rose to take over the top spot. Psy reached international stardom in less than six months.

As of now, 805,055,375 have watched the Gangnam Style, while Baby has 803,847,584 views. The quirky video Psy’s quirky video previously set a Guinness World Record for “Most Likes on YouTube,” with 5,371,613 likes.

The Youtube blog read: “‘Gangnam Style’ on Saturday surpassed the site’s previous record holder, Bieber’s 2010 music video ‘Baby’ and by mid-day ‘Gangnam Style’ had reached 805 million views compared to 803 million for ‘Baby’. ‘Gangnam Style’ was first posted to YouTube in July, and by the following month it began to show huge popularity on YouTube with audiences outside of South Korea. It’s been a massive hit at a global level unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.”

The other top 10 videos on YouTube
The remaining top 10 videos on YouTube include, “Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull, “On the Floor” with 624 million views, Eminem ft. Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie” with 516 million views, LMFAO, “Party Rock Anthem” with 502 million views and Shakira, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” with 500 million views.

Other hits are “Charlie bit my finger – again!” with 497 million views, Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance” with 497 million views, Michel Telo, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” with 460 million views and Eminem, “Not Afraid” with 375 million views.