Korean pop star PSY rose to fame owing mainly to his YouTube hit Gangnam Style. Now he is back with a new single called Gentleman, and the folks at TheNextWeb claim to have confirmed from Google that the song has broken a new YouTube record. Also Read - PSY receives Diamond Play Award for reaching 10 million subscribers on YouTube
According to the report, the new song has amassed more than 38 million views in just 24 hours. Remember, PSY had announced the song just about a week ago on April 15 via a press release, so it is not as if viewers were waiting for the new song for a long time. Also Read - Psy's 'Gangnam Style' sets YouTube record for 2 billion views
Previously, KONY held the record for most views in a day at 30 million. In comparison, Gangnam Style managed 22 million in a single day. Also Read - Psy YouTube channel records 3 billion views
The Next Web notes that on Monday April 13 when it contacted Google, the company only knew that Gentleman had been watched 18.9 million times on that date, but this data was not for 24 hours and was less than it.
It crossed the 100 million views mark in less than 4 days and currently it has crossed the 200 million views mark. Yes, you heard it right the song has been viewed more than 200 million times in less than 10 days.