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Girls' Generation's 'Gee' breaks 100 mil. YouTube views

By 서지연

Published : April 1, 2013 - 21:27

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"Gee" by South Korean K-pop group, "Girls' Generation" passed 100 million hits on YouTube Monday, according to the global online video website.

The video reached the milestone three years and 10 months after it was released on June 8, 2009, becoming the second video by a Korean singer or group to hit the record following rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style."

"Gee" was the most-viewed Korean music video on YouTube with about 80 million clicks before the arrival of "Gangnam Style" in July, last year.

The video by Girls' Generation has attracted 100.03 million views by 5 p.m. Monday. Meanwhile, "Gangnam Style" is expected to soon top the 1.5 billion mark, with about 1.48 billion hits as of the same time. (YONHAP)