The South Korean pop star hit another mark for viral views with his new single “Gentleman,” earning 38 million views in a single day as it set a blistering pace to 200 million views.
Kevin Allocca, YouTube’s trends manager, says “Gentleman” was viewed 38 million times on April 14, surpassing the single-day record of 30 million set by the “KONY 2012” short film. It also holds the day-of-debut record with 18.5 million views.
PSY’s “Gangnam Style” is YouTube’s most-viewed video at 1.5 billion.
PSY tweets his excitement after receiving 200 million views:
Source: Associated Press, Twitter