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Countries Where "Gangnam Style" Is Not The Most-Watched YouTube Video Of 2012

As if we don't know it yet, YouTube has announced "Gangnam Style" is the world's most-watched video of 2012. There are, however, places where PSY has yet to conquer.

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The official music video of "Gangnam Style" is nowhere in Argentina's Top 10 YouTube Videos of 2012, although a fan-made, Spanish-subbed video of the song is at #6. Grabbing the top spot is the music video of "Mi Nena Facebook" by five-man cumbia group Los Nota Lokos.


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"Gangnam Style" is only #2 on the list, with "Camaro Amarelo" by Munhoz & Mariano blocking PSY's way to the top.


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Neither the music video nor the Spanish-subbed version are in the country's Top 10 list, which is dominated by videos from Latin urban music artists. Leading the pack is "Te Pintaron Pajaritos" by reggaeton duo Yandar & Yostin (featuring Andy Rivera).



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"Gangnam Style" also only managed to reach #2 among India's Top Trending YouTube videos this year. Rapper Honey Singh, the country's highest-paid music artist, steals PSY's thunder with his music video of "Brown Rang,"

The Middle East

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YouTube consolidated the data of all Arab countries instead of making a list for each nation. The music video of "Gangnam Style" is absent in this region's Trending Videos of 2012, while the Saudi and Egyptian parody videos are at #4 and #7 respectively. Topping the list this year is the music video of "Zahgana" by 9-year-old Bahraini pop star Hala al Turk.


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"Ona Tańczy Dla Mnie" by disco polo band Weekend grabs the #1 spot in Poland's Most Popular YouTube videos of 2012. "Gangnam Style" could only manage to reach the runner-up slot.


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Unlike in other countries, it isn't a local music video that deprive "Gangnam Style" of Russia's Most Trending Video of 2012 title. Instead, it is an episode of the animated series "Masha and the Bear" titled "The Big Wash" that keeps PSY's hit song settled at #2.

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