Gangam Style becomes first video to reach ONE BILLION views on YouTube five months after it was uploaded Gangnam Style has now been watched one billion times on YouTubeThe smash hit has overtaken Justin Bieber's Baby as the website's most-viewed video PUBLISHED: 18:10 GMT, 21 December 2012 | UPDATED: 18:58 GMT, 21 December 2012 Pop sensation: South Korean rapper Psy's video for his global hit Gangnam Style has become the first to reach one billion views on YouTube South Korean pop sensation Gangnam Style has become the first video to reach one billion views on YouTube. The video by pop star PSY was uploaded in July, and shows the singer making fun of the extravagant lifestyle of the residents of Gangnam, the neighbourhood where he grew up in the capital, Seoul.
The Royal effect: Harry tops list of 2012's most popular boys' baby names (while mother-to-be Catherine rises 21 places) | UPDATED: 19:38 GMT, 11 December 2012 Having sparked such controversy with his naked antics in a Las Vegas hotel, you might think Prince Harry had fallen out of favour. But not among parents, it seems. For Harry has climbed two places to top the list of 2012's most popular boys' names, new figures show
#IceIceSurrey: Police ridiculed for tweeting cringe-worthy weather warning in style of 90s pop song Surrey Police imitated rap star Vanilla Ice to deliver a series of tweetsTweets defended by police who say they have received 2,000 retweets | UPDATED: 20:06 GMT, 11 December 2012 The police aren't renowned for their sense of humour, but someone at Surrey Police clearly had an attack of the funnies this morning when they took to Twitter. In an effort to warn motorists of the icy conditions, a flurry of tweets from the station's official Twitter feed, were sent out in the style of rap star Vanilla Ice's 1990 hit 'Ice Ice Baby'. The first tweet, sent out around 7am this morning read: 'Ice Ice Surrey
Hey dough! Jimi Hendrix's favourite guitar which he switched before setting cheaper version on fire sells for 250,000 Hey Joe guitarist tricked his fans into thinking he'd set fire to guitarInstead he switched it for cheaper model moments beforeIconic instrument was sold at London auction for 250,000 | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 28 November 2012 One of the most famous rock 'n' roll guitars – that was so good Jimi Hendrix couldn't bring himself to burn it – has sold for almost 250,000. The musician tricked his fans into thinking he had set fire to his favourite electric guitar on stage at a famous concert. Instead, he switched it for a lesser model seconds before dousing it in lighter fluid as a stunt to mark the end of his set at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967