Gangnam Style Dethrones Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ As YouTube’s Most-Viewed Music Video Of All Time
First Published: November 24, 2012 7:43 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Justin Bieber has been dethroned as YouTube video king.
South Korean star PSY’s hit single, “Gangnam Style,” has replaced Justin Bieber’s “Baby” as the “most viewed music video (and overall video) of all time on YouTube,” according to YouTube’s Trends blog.
“Gangnam Style” now has 808 million views, while Justin’s “Baby” has just 804 million.
Click HERE to watch “Gangnam Style.”
Justin’s “Baby” video had held the top spot for a while – the Canadian heartthrob took over the spot in July 2010 from Lady Gaga, who previously held it with her music video for “Bad Romance.”
According to YouTube, “Gangnam Style” was posted in July and began its meteoric, almost vertical, rise in August.
But it’s not all bad news for The Biebs. PSY has more than 1 billion views on his official YouTube channel, while Justin’s VEVO channel has three times that amount.
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