"Gangnam Style" is most watched video – ever
YouTube reports that the "velocity of popularity for PSY's outlandish video is unprecedented."
PSY's video featuring his horse-riding dance was posted on YouTube in July, while "Baby" was uploaded in February 2010.
PSY's video has become a global sensation, with many people around the world mimicking his "Gangnam Style" dance. In their October meeting, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a South Korean, joked that he had to relinquish his title as "the most famous Korean." He tried a few of PSY's dance moves.
Critical thinking challenge: Give three reasons why "Gagnam Style" became more popular than Justin Bierber's "Baby." Explain how the audience for each video is the same or different.
Define these words: unprecedented, mimicking, relinquish
- Posted on November 25, 2012
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