Three days ago the South Korean rapper Psy’s Gangnam Style broke the Guinness World Record for “Most Likes on Youtube” with 2,141,758 thumbs up from its viewer. Notably it breaks previous record set by LMFAO’s Party Rock Anthem(1,574,963), Justin’s Bieber’s Baby (1,327,147) and Adele’s Rolling in the deep (1,245,641). (The Gangnam Style video from the time this report is written has 2,711,474 likes, 119,176 dislikes.) And as we speak, Psy’s Gangnam Style video has just surpassed Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” to top the most viewed online music video of 2012.
From the time this article was written, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” has already registered hits of staggering 272,912,106 which is approximately 3-million views ahead from 269,614,652 Carly’s “Call Me Maybe”.
Notably, in less than 24 hours the Gangnam Style takes over the lead from Call Me Maybe.
Psy’s phenomenal Gangnam Style was uploaded July 15, this is one month and half from Call Me Maybe that was on the online video sharing on March 1.