Psy’s Music Video for “Daddy” Surpasses 50 Million Viewcount
Ben Cho, Dec. 12, 2015, 1:36 p.m.
Psy’s newest music video for “Daddy” has just passed the 50 million viewcount marker already, and the views are still skyrocketing upwards! The international star attained the impressive view count in only a matter of 11 days, and it’s definitely fascinating to see just how quickly the music video gets views. His newest track has been a big success, and his second music video released on the same day, “Napal Baji” is inching towards the 12 million view marker.
Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), better known by his stage name Psy, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single "Gangnam Style". The song's refrain "Oppan Gangnam Style" (translated as "Big brother (feminine voice) is Gangnam style", with Psy referring to himself) was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012.
On October 23, 2012, Psy met UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations Headquarters where Ban expressed his desire to work with the singer because of his "unlimited global reach". On December 21, 2012, his music video for "Gangnam Style" exceeded one billion views on YouTube, becoming the first video to do so in the website's history. Psy was subsequently recognized by the media as the "King of YouTube". On May 31, 2014, the video for Psy's Gangnam Style hit two billion views. It is currently the most viewed video on YouTube, with over 2.4 billion views.