22 Dec 2012

Gangnam Style passes billion views

6:19 pm on 22 December 2012

The Gangnam Style music video by the Korean pop star Psy has now been viewed more than a billion times on Youtube -- a new milestone in the short history of the internet, the BBC reports.

The video of the rapper doing his distinctive horse-riding dance sparked a craze that swept the globe and prompted numerous imitations.

The video was only posted on the internet in July.