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‘Gangnam Style’ Hits Record-Breaking 1B YouTube Views (Video)

Psy's music video for his "Gangnam Style" is the first YouTube video ever to hit a billion

Christmas came early for Psy. Then again, he has probably been living Christmas every day since "Gangnam Style" went viral last July.

The music video for the hit K-pop single reached a record-breaking 1 billion YouTube views on Thursday.

Also read: 'Gangnam Style' Beats Justin Bieber's 'Baby' to Become Most-Viewed YouTube Video

The landmark achievement isn't exactly a surprise. "Gangnam Style" has been well on its way to the 10-digit record since beating Justin Bieber's "Baby" at the end of November to become the most-viewed YouTube video of all time.

And the video's impressive climb looks to be continuing. It has already racked up nearly 400,000 extra views since passing the billion mark. 

Also read: Just How Much Money Is Psy Making From 'Gangnam Style'?

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