LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) --
Singer Justin Bieber
's new music video set a YouTube record by logging more than 8 million views worldwide within 24 hours of being placed online.
Bieber fans mounted a campaign on Twitter to make the video for "Boyfriend" the most popular video ever posted on YouTube, The Hollywood Reporter reported.
As of Sunday, "Boyfriend," which features Bieber at a roof-top gathering and has drawn comparisons to NSYNC's 2002 hit video for "Girlfriend," had 13,197,967 views.
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