September 20, 2012 - "Gangnam Style" was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the most liked video in YouTube history with over 2,355,000 likes as of this writing. The closest competitors for most liked video on YouTube include LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' (1,574,963 likes), Justin's Bieber's 'Baby' (1,327,147 likes) and Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' (1,245,641 likes). More details after the jump.
Dan Barrett, Guinness World Records Community Manager, comments, '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. 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.'
"Gangnam Style" is a 2012 Korean pop single by South Korean rapper PSY. It has been highly praised for its humor, catchy rhythm, as well as PSY's unusual dance moves. The music video has been viewed over 240 million times as of September 22, 2012, making it YouTube's most watched K-Pop video.
Source: Guinness World Records
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