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PSY appears in a still from his music video Gentleman which was released on Friday, April 12, 2013. - Provided courtesy of YG Entertainment Inc

PSY's new video, 'Gentleman,' breaks YouTube record (Video)

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04/16/2013 by Daniel Reynolds

Some things never go out of "Gangnam Style."

PSY, the South Korean rapper whose YouTube video was the first to exceed 1 billion views, has broken another record on the video sharing website. His latest music video, "Gentleman," received 18.9 million views on its first day of release last Friday, according to Billboard.

Those numbers continued to climb over the weekend, prompting PSY to Tweet a jubilant message to his fans.

(Check out a timeline showing 15 highlights from PSY's career and journey to international fame.)

"51million views in 40hours!! My God~!!!," typed the artist, whose unique, equestrian-inspired choreography has become ubiquitous and often imitated in popular culture. This is his first music video released since the "Gangnam Style" video went viral in 2012.

As of Tuesday, April 16, the "Gentleman" YouTube video has been viewed more than 100 million times.

Which video do you like better-- "Gentleman" or "Gangnam Style"?

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