suntimes
MEDIOCRE 
Weather Updates

Justin Bieber loses his all-time YouTube record to Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’

MTV EMA's 2012 - Show

MTV EMA's 2012 - Show

storyidforme: 40677618
tmspicid: 15025547
fileheaderid: 6839966

Updated: December 27, 2012 6:26AM



South Korean rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style” last week became YouTube’s most viewed video of all time.

The catchy dance hit had been viewed more than 820 million times as of Sunday night, surpassing Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” which had 804 million views.

A posting on YouTube’s Trends blog says the “velocity of popularity for Psy’s outlandish video is unprecedented.”

“Gangnam Style” was posted on YouTube in July, while “Baby” was uploaded in February 2010. The Bieber clip remains popular, drawing 350,000 to 500,000 views a day.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.