Psy's "Gangnam Style" video sets Guinness World Record for most likes on YouTube

8. Gangnam Style "Gangnam Style" debuted on YouTube on July 15 and quickly went viral, spawning countless imitations and remakes. The catchy video caught the attention of everyone from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt -- both have been spotted doing Psy's signature "horse dance." "Gangnam Style" won the Guinness World Record for the most "likes" and took the crown for most YouTube views from Justin Bieber. Andreas Rentz

South Korean rapper PSY, who sings the popular "Gangnam Style" song, teaches Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, right, his signature "horse dance" during their meeting at Google Korea headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Schmidt visited Seoul to promote the Nexus 7 tablet.
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(CBS News) Oppa! Looks like Korean pop star Psy can add the Guinness World Record to his list of accomplishments. The artist's video "Gangnam Style" nabbed the record for most likes on YouTube.

"Gangnam Style" debuted on YouTube on July 15 and currently has the 2,918,953 likes on the video sharing site. According the Guinness World Record, Psy's record is followed by LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," which currently has 1,583,448 likes and Justin Bieber's "Baby," with 1,336,667 likes.

Not only is "Gangnam Style" popular, the rate of its rise to viral video status was lightening fast. YouTube published a comparison of "Gangnam Style" with another summer hit video Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." The comparison showed that "Call Me Maybe" had a steady rise of 1.5 million views each day, while "Gangnam Style" had over 6 million views per day.

"Gangnam Style" has is definitely a pop culture phenomenon. Everyone from Ellen DeGeneres to Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has been spotted doing Psy's signature "horse dance."

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