“Gangnam Style” singer Psy has created a new song with rapper and actor Snoop Dogg. The new song is called “Hangover.” The video was premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Sunday night along with an interview with both artists. The video has surpassed 8 million views already and hit its first 5 million views in 12 hours. Psy’s song “Gangnam Style” recently passed the 2 billion views milestone and his other popular song “Gentleman” is the seventh most popular video on YouTube.
One of the most popular YouTube videos in 2012 was “Gangnam Style,” which is a Korean pop song by Psy. As of right now, the video has around 1.998 billion views, which means it will hit 2 billion within the next few days. The video was originally posted on YouTube on July 15, 2012.
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PSY is a Korean pop star that saw a record number of YouTube views with the song “Gangnam Style.” For the week ending July 14th, PSY’s channel surpassed 3 billion views. PSY became the third artist to hit this milestone behind Rihanna and Justin Bieber.
Psy is no longer a one-hit wonder. The “Gangnam Style” singer has released a music video for his newest song “Gentleman.” The music video for “Gentleman” has hit 22 million YouTube views in the first 24 hours. It has been around 2 days since the video has been uploaded and it is now at over 58 million views. Just as a comparison, Justin Bieber’s video for “Boyfriend” hit slightly over 5 million on it’s first day online in May 2012.
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Psy’s “Gangnam Style” video has over 1.2 billion views on YouTube. The Gangnam Style video has been surging in views since July 2012 and so Wonderful Pistachios hired Psy to be in their Super Bowl ad. The Super Bowl pistachios ad starring Psy was promoted with the hashtag #crackinstyle. The Wonderful Pistachios Super Bowl ad hit over 400,000 views on YouTube along with the millions of people that viewed the ad on Super Bowl day itself. Check out the video below:
How much does Psy make from YouTube? The Korean pop singer hit over 1.23 billion views for the song “Gangnam Style.” As a result, he made around $8 million in revenue according to Google chief business officer Nikesh Arora on the Q4 earnings call. When you break down the numbers, this means that Psy made around 0.65 cents every time someone played the video. Since YouTube videos keep around half of the money, this means that Psy and his record company took home around $4 million.
On February 3rd during the Super Bowl, Korean pop artist PSY will be starring in a Wonderful Pistachios ad. PSY is best known for the song “Gangnam Style.” Gangnam Style has been watched over 1 billion times on YouTube. Wonderful Pistachios is also running a campaign where you could win a Mercedes-Benz SLK for a year. This is the first time that PSY will be appearing in a U.S. TV commercial. [Source: Wonderful Pistachios Facebook Page]
Psy is the South Korean singer that is known for creating the “Gangnam Style” song and music video. That music video has just hit 1 billion YouTube views. This is the first YouTube video to hit 1 billion views. It is believed that the video hit the 1 billion view milestone on late Friday evening or early Saturday morning.