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.