It is two billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible Gangnam Style. The South Korean pop star's surprise hit has become the first YouTube video to surpass two billion views.
The unlikely viral star holds the record for most overall views and most views in a day with 38 million for his Gangnam Style follow-up Gentleman.
No other video comes close to Gangnam on the streaming service's list of top videos. Justin Bieber's Baby is the only other billion-plus video at 1.04 billion views.
Cute kid video Charlie Bit My Finger - Again! is a distant third with 711 million views.
A Norwegian pop video featuring people dressed as foxes dancing to electronic music has attained stardom after going viral on YouTube.Read the full story ›
A group of Israeli soldiers who were filmed dancing to Gangnam Style with Palestinians while on patrol in the West Bank have been disciplined by their superiors.
The Israeli military said it considered the incident "serious" and added: "The soldiers exposed themselves to unnecessary danger and were disciplined accordingly".
The footage, posted on YouTube and aired on Israeli TV, showed the armed soldiers in uniform dancing hand in hand and on the shoulders of Palestinian partygoers in Hebron, a common flashpoint for violence in the conflict.
One YouTube commenter suggested the soldiers should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
A headteacher from Liverpool has become a YouTube sensation after starring in his own version of Psy's Gangnam Style.Read the full story ›
The artist behind 'Gangnam Style' has joked about his less-than-stellar academic record in a speech to students at Harvard University.Read the full story ›
The official video for South Korean rapper Psy's new single has been unveiled, following his global smash Gangnam Style.
The 35-year-old performed his latest single Gentleman at a stadium concert today, which was being streamed live on YouTube.
The single became available online on Friday at midnight in a rolling release across 119 countries.
Move over Gangnam Style, there is a new viral video in town and it is called the Harlem Shake.Read the full story ›
A video of a little girl dancing madly to Gangnam Style has gone viral online, gaining hundreds of thousands of hits in a few hours.Read the full story ›
Britain's Got Talent winner Pudsey has stolen the show at the National Television Awards with his Gangnam Style.Read the full story ›
Two teenagers from Norwich have become internet sensations after posting a spoof version of the hit song 'Gangnam Style' on YouTube.
Wyll James and Mateo Jarvis, who are both 16, filmed a video - called Norfolk Style - which makes a joke of local stereotypes often associated with the county. In just five days, the video has been viewed more than 260,000 times around the world.