YouTube is considered as one of the biggest platforms for the newcomers to show their unique talent. As the internet technology is spreading all throughout the world, the popularity of Youtube is also increasing. People from different corners of the world are uploading their videos on this unique video streaming platform. A number of videos have earned a good reputation and good money on the Youtube.
A lot of people got their recognition through this platform. As per a statistic report, the most viewed video on Youtube, till date is “Gangnam style”. This video has managed to grab 2,855,144,809 views and 12,699,808 likes on the Youtube. This video was released on July 15, 2012, featuring artist PSY. Basically, it was directed by Cho Soo-Hyun in Seoul.
In order to produce this video, 48 hours of continuous shooting has been maintained. The running time of this video is 4:12 minutes. Both English and Korean languages have been used in this video. This video was released on July 15, was made available for download on October 19. Six months after the release of this video, it managed to grab 1 billion views.
Well, it became the first video on the YouTube platform to hit 1 billion in 2012. Again, the surpassed 2 billion views after June 2014.sand at the present day, there are more than 2.8 billion views. Today also, the views are growing day by day, which represents that the craze of this video is still maintained.
Thus, this is the only and main reason because of which this video is considered as the most viewed video on the Youtube platform. In this video, PSY is describing the high-status lifestyle, high expectations, and high rents of the Seoul’s Gangnam-gu. The unique horse riding dance step of PSY became so popular that, people of all age group tried to perform that particular comical step.
PSY has managed to attract the viewers effectively. The sense of humor of PSY has been highly praised after this video. In this video, he has appeared in some unexpected places like a hot tub and outdoor yoga sessions. This video has been filmed in more than 10 different locations, but only two locations were shot in the Gangnam district.
Overall the video can be related to the Korean culture. Psy was seen in a classy suit with black sunglasses. Apart from Psy, different other people were also starred, which includes Hyuna of 4 minutes, Hwang Min-Woo, Yoo Jae-Suk, and Noh Hong-Chul. All these people played a guest appearance in the video. The dance move of the small 7-year-old kid, Hwang Min-Woo, was highly appreciated by the viewers.
Literally, with the release of Gangnam style, the music videos got a new move in Youtube. Apart from the Most viewed video on Youtube, it also earned different other titles which include Most viewed K-POP Video on Youtube, and First K-pop song to top the UK singles chart. Not only views, it also earned a lot of money from Youtube.