'Gangnam Style' sets new Guinness World Record
(KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Korean pop singer Psy has broken the Guinness World Record with his smash hit Gangnam Style.
Guinness World Records has named his music video the most "liked" in history, earning over 2,295,231 "likes" on YouTube as of Saturday. "Having been the 'have you seen this?' video of the last two months across the web, it's great to be able to award a record for this tremendously popular video," said Mr Dan Barrett, community manager for Guinness World Records, in a statement.
Before Gangnam Style, LMFAO's Party Rock Anthem was the most liked video with 1,576,578 likes, ahead of Justin Bieber's Baby with 1,328,914 likes and Adele's Rolling In The Deep with 1,247,030 likes.
"In years past, it was unthinkable that something would be viewed a hundred million times, and now Gangnam Style has achieved more than twice this figure in just three months on YouTube," Mr Barrett said. The video has 230 million YouTube views and counting.