December 9, 2012 in Daily Bulletin
- With over 900 million views the upbeat video is the most viewed video in the entire history of YouTube. Yet this has made Psy, the artist behind it, just $870,000.
- This comes out to a measly 0.1 cents per viewing of the video.
- The video has made almost three times as much money from downloads of the song by individuals across the world.
- However, the real revenue driver for Psy is the $4.6 million he has made so far from endorsements and commercials.
Read more about the relatively hard times for musicians these days over here.
Source: The Atlantic