Baby Wakes to Gangnam Style: Video Goes Viral as Baby Dances to Psy's Huge Hit

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By Jon Campbell , Christian Post Contributor
February 6, 2013|7:29 pm
  • Hugh Jackman and Psy
    (PHOTO:Twitter/Psy)
    Hugh Jackman and Psy take on "Gangam Style" Wolverine style.

A video showing a baby waking to Gangnam Style has gone massively viral this week, showing that the global hit song has still got more life in it yet.

Thousands of people across the globe have been dancing to Korean singer, Psy's Gangnam Style song over the past few months, and now it appears as though even babies have gotten in on the action.

The viral video shows baby Amaya sleeping in her carseat in the back of her family's car. Sitting next to her is her older sister, who peers over at her sibling as her parents prepare to put on the hit song.

Immediately that the Gangnam Style song begins little Amaya's arms and legs start moving as she gets her dance moves on. Her eyes open widely as she gets into the groove, with starts getting more and more into the song.

All the time Amaya's older sister can be seen looking on adoringly laughing uncontrollably at her little sibling dance away.

"Gangnam Style" is probably the most famous K-Pop single ever released, sung by South Korean musician Psy, which is short for psycho.

  • South Korean rapper Psy performs "Gangnam Style" with MC Hammer (2nd from L) at the 40th American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Calif,, Nov. 18, 2012. UK man Eamonn Kilbride died after doing the Gangnam Style dance.
    (Photo: Reuters/Danny Moloshok)
    South Korean rapper Psy performs "Gangnam Style" with MC Hammer (2nd from L) at the 40th American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Calif.,, Nov. 18, 2012.

The song was released in July 2012 as the lead single of his sixth studio album PSY 6 (Six Rules), Part 1. It debuted at number one on South Korea's Geon Chart.

On December 21, 2012, the song became the first online video to record a billion views on video sharing site YouTube.

As of February 1, 2013, the music video has been viewed over 1.25 billion times on YouTube, and it is the site's most watched video - now easily surpassing Justin Bieber's single "Baby."

The hit song has topped the music charts in more than 30 countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

Some of the world's most influential leaders have been reported as trying out the famous dance moves to the song, including United States President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and United Nation Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon.

Here is the new viral video of the baby waking to Gangnam Style:

 

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