Psy’s “Gangnam Style” Isn’t the Most-Viewed Music Video on YouTube Anymore. Wanna Guess What’s Number 1 Now?

For years, Psy’s 2012 release “Gangnam Style” held the record as the most-viewed music video on all of YouTube. You remember it, right?

When I looked last night, it had 2,895,752,199  views. That’s a lot, but it’s not enough to keep it in first place overall. Its five-year reign is over. Here’s the champion with 2,900,766,144 views, putting it in the lead by roughly 1 million views. And this song was only released in 2015.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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