‘Gangnam Style’ the $50 million meme?
This move has arguably generated more than $50 million so far.
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While it might be impossible to put a dollar value on awesomeness, the epic rise of the meme surrounding South Korean rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style” sensation gives us an opportunity to try.
Right now, Psy’s music video has more than 337 million views on YouTube, making it the ninth most watched video of all time, and one that’s quickly advancing on Justin Bieber in position eight. It’s also topped the U.K. charts, garnered over 2 million Facebook Likes, and inspired a Klingon version.
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