The electro-pop duo, LMFAO, has recently been knocked down a notch by South Korean hip-hop recording artist Psy.
According to TODAY, Guinness World Records has announced that the video for Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is the most liked video in YouTube history.
“Gangnam Style” has toppled over previous record holder, LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem”. With a record breaking 2,141,758 user “likes” since debuting on YouTube on July 15th, “Gangnam Style” has earned it’s rightful place as the new record holder.
LMFAO recently released a statement, on Friday, that they were calling it quits. It has yet to be determined if their decision is related to the record loss or not.
However, everything seems to keep looking up for Psy. Friday’s announcement for Guinness has only added to the K-Pop star’s growing list of wins, which include “Gangnam Style’s” status as the first K-Pop song to hit No. 1 on iTunes.
“Having been the ‘Have you seen this?!’ video of the last two months across the Web, it’s great to be able to award a record for this tremendously popular video,” Dan Barrett, Guinness World Records community manager said. “In years past, it was unthinkable that something would be viewed a hundred million times, and now ‘Gangnam Style’ has achieved more than twice this figure in just 3 months on YouTube.”
Along with its more than 2.1 million “likes,” “Gangnam Style,” has also accumulated 100K dislikes, and more than 227 million views … this does not include numerous viral “Gangnam” tributes.
Here is the new Guinness record holding video … “Gangnam Style” for your viewing pleasure!