Gangnam Style today became the most popular YouTube video in history, outpacing Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby,’ which has more than 804 million views. Released on July 15, 2012, the single by Korean singer PSY has smashed all previous records for a music video or any piece of digital content.
Gangnam Style had its best day ever on Oct. 28, clocking 24,463,506 views, ChannelMeter’s proprietary data show. Since it was released the video has average 6.1 million daily views, our data show. Gangnam Style has already been viewed more than 190 million times since Nov. 1.
ChannelMeter predicts Gangnam Style will be the first video in history to reach 1 Billion views on Dec. 21, 2012, according to our analysis. ChannelMeter previously predicted Gangnam Style would become the most popular video in history on Nov. 22, reaching 1 billion views on or before Dec. 12, 2012.