The rap song Gangnam Style and the accompanying music video by Korean rapper Psy have now grabbed the attention of Time Magazine, which discussed the song on the Internet edition of the U.S. weekly this week.
In the past month since it was uploaded on Youtube, the music video has garnered more than 34 million hits.
Time said the song and its "weird, wonderfully watchable" music video has now become a "certified viral hit."
Gangnam Style, the main song on Psy's sixth album, is now second on the US and Canadian iTunes music video charts.
Psy is now in the same company as such leading western singers as Justin Bieber who is number one on the chart and Katy Perry who is number three.