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Psy's Gentleman gets 13.8m YouTube hits in 24 hours

South Korean pop sensation Psy's new music video 'Gentleman' has hit nearly 14 million YouTube views since the rapper launched the song in Seoul less than 24 hours ago.

Psy performing a typically hip-swinging dance in the video for Gentleman, which has been viewed nearly 14 million times on YouTube. Credit: YouTube

Viewers flocked to watch the Gangnam Style follow-up online after the 35-year-old rapper launched the dance and video in front of 50,000 fans at Seoul's World Cup Stadium.

The concert was also streamed live to almost 160,000 web viewers.

Gentleman still has a long way to go before it achieves the viral magnitude of Psy's 2012 global hit, which was viewed 1.5 billion times on the video-sharing site.

Psy unveils new single after Gangnam Style hit

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.

Read: Gangnam Style 'hits one billion views' on YouTube

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Psy: 'I'm a living a dream right now'

Korean pop sensation Psy won Song of the Year at a K-pop award ceremony in Hong Kong today, saying his record of 850 million YouTube views for his "Gangnam Style" is a "miracle".

"Usually in this period I'm doing a concert in Korea but now I'm travelling over and over again right now.

"I'm happy. I was happy yesterday, I'm happy today, and I will be happy tomorrow. I'm living a dream right now."