South Korean rapper Psy is now riding high with the video of his brand new single ‘Gentleman’. The video of the song reached new heights on YouTube, with more than 82 million views on April 16, 2013 and is now chasing the success of his earlier super hit Gangnam Style. The song Gangnam Style holds the YouTube record for most views, with more than 1.5 billion views, making the South Korean singer a global name.
Psy is now one of the leading faces of the K-pop music scene. The song ‘Gentleman’ has racked up more than 20 million hits in the first 24 hours after its release on Saturday night. The new figures have easily overtaken the 8 million views that Justin Bieber received for his Boyfriend video in its first 24 hours.
The singer, on Monday posted, “51 million views in 40 hours!!My God!!” The song was also seen rising on the music charts across the globe and hit the 8th position in Britain and the 7th in Australia. The song also held the top position in most of Scandinavia before the video was released.
Many people have also placed positive comments on YouTube regarding ‘Gentleman’, while others said that the video was hilarious.