‘Gangnam Style’ turns one year old today

July 15, 2013

On July 15, 2012, the Korean artist Psy released Gangnam Style. The K-pop song's music video became the first to top 1 billion views on YouTube.

One year after release, the video is still No. 1, with 1.7 billion views. And the "Gangnam Style" dance has been performed by everyone from President Obama to Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt.

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