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Gangnam Style wins top Korean award

Image caption Korean rapper-singer Psy on stage in New York

Gangnam Style has received the Song of the Year accolade at the Golden Disk Awards, dubbed the Korean Grammys.

The viral hit from 35-year-old rapper Psy made history in December 2012 when it became the first video on YouTube to top one billion views.

Based on album sales and digital downloads, winners were announced at the 27th annual awards in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.

The horse-dancing hit has been number one in more than 28 countries.

Gangnam Style debuted at number one on South Korea's Gaon Chart, when it was released in July last year.

The song, from his sixth studio album Psy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1, has now been watched on YouTube more than 1.2bn times.

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