Gangnam Style Music Video ‘Broke’ YouTube View Limit

Gangnam Style Music Video ‘Broke’ YouTube View Limit

Psy performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in New York. (Charles Sykes/AP Photo)
Psy performs in Times Square during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in New York. (Charles Sykes/AP Photo)

 

(BBC) – The music video for South Korean singer Psy’s Gangnam Style exceeded YouTube’s view limit, prompting the site to upgrade its counter.

YouTube said the video – its most watched ever – has been viewed more than 2,147,483,647 times.

It has now changed the maximum view limit to 9,223,372,036,854,775,808, or more than nine quintillion.

Gangnam Style became a worldwide hit when it was released in 2012, largely due to the surreal video.

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