Psy's "Gangnam Style" has surpassed 500,000,000 views on YouTube!
Just 11 days ago, the singer had recorded over a million subscribers on YouTube and boasted of 400,000,000 views on "Gangnam Style". The video amassed an additional 100 million views in just over a week and a half, pushing Psy up to #4 for the most viewed video of all time.
The singer tweeted in celebration to let his fans know the feat, writing,
#gangnamstyle got 500million views @youtube #HalfaBillionStyle! haha twitter.com/psy_oppa/statu…
— PSY (@psy_oppa) October 19, 2012
At this rate, he'll take over the #3 most viewed video of all time within a day, which is Eminem and Rihanna's "Love the Way You Lie" with just a bit over 506 million views.
Additionally, Scooter Braun broke news that "Gangnam Style" made history in Australia and Psy officially has the record for most singles sold by any artist in one week.
#GANGNAMStyle is OFFICIALLY the Biggest Selling Single in ONE WEEK in AUSTRALIA by any artist EVER!! #HISTORY - WOW!— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) October 19, 2012
#GANGNAMStyle @psy_oppa sold platinum in 1 WEEK and is officially the most singles sold by any artist in a single week in Australia EVER!!— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) October 19, 2012
Congratulations to Psy!
Tip: S. Lee