“Gangnam Style,” “Friday,” “Chocolate Rain,” “Canon Rock” and “Bed Intruder Song” are some songs that became famous after appearing on YouTube. Each of these songs became YouTube sensations and brought instant fame to the artists.
“Gangnam Style” featuring South Korean musician Psy, with over 2 billion views, is the most-watched video on YouTube as of 2015. Released in July 2012, the song became an overnight success and made Psy a global phenomenon. It only took four months for the video to become the most watched video on YouTube, and by December 2012 it became the first video to reach 1 billion views.