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Gangnam Style hits 2 billion views

It is 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible Gangnam Style.

The South Korean pop star's surprise hit has become the first YouTube video to surpass 2 billion views.

The unlikely viral star holds the record for most overall views and most views in a day with 38 million for his Gangnam Style follow-up Gentleman.

No other video comes close to Gangnam on the streaming service's list of top videos. Justin Bieber's Baby is the only other billion-plus video at 1.04 billion views.

Cute kid video Charlie Bit My Finger - Again! is a distant third with 711 million views.

Psy has three of the top 15 videos on the site.

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