Gangnam Style is a song by 34-year-old South Korean rapper Psy. Its music video was released on July 15, 2012, featuring a unique horse-riding dance in a comical portrayal of people living in the Gangnam district of Seoul. The video quickly went viral around the world and in late October became the most liked video in YouTube history. It inspired a spate of global parodies.
The Hong Kong-listed AV Concept has appointed the South Korean pop star Psy as the exclusive global brand ambassador for its headphone brand "Soul".Monday, 27 May, 2013, 4:41am
A man from rural France impersonated South Korean "Gangnam Style" entertainer Psy at the Cannes Film Festival, eating, drinking and partying with the stars in Cannes for two days, press reports said yesterday.24 May 2013 - 2:18am
YG Entertainment, the record label and agency that represents South Korean pop sensation Psy, plans to expand into the China market by setting up a firm on the mainland this year.13 May 2013 - 3:31am 1 comment
Gangnam Style star Psy was praised by South Korea's president and slammed by its state broadcaster all on the same day yesterday as his new song Gentleman made more than just musical waves.19 Apr 2013 - 2:44am
The music video, released a day after the song hit online stores worldwide, registered 10.7 million hits on YouTube in the 15 hours after its debut at a packed concert in Seoul.14 Apr 2013 - 2:55pm
Even North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's threats of nuclear war can't divert world attention from the big event on the Korean peninsula this week - the launch of Psy's follow-up to his global hit Gangnam Style.12 Apr 2013 - 2:25am
Even Kim Jong-un’s threats of nuclear war can’t divert world attention from the main event on the Korean peninsula this week – the launch of Psy’s hugely anticipated follow-up to his global hit Gangnam Style.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Following a jaunty ceremony featuring a 21-gun salute, folk dancers and Gangnam Style star Psy, Park Geun-hye, who was sworn in on Friday as president of South Korea, made a revolutionary promise - to make her workaholic, ultra-competitive, ultra-stressed people happy.26 Feb 2013 - 2:59am
A South Korean man who embezzled US$4.3 million and had plastic surgery to evade capture has been arrested after a hostess-bar spending spree in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district.23 Feb 2013 - 2:48am
Google said on Tuesday that the YouTube page showcasing the Gangnam Style video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than US$8 million in ad revenue.
Google chief business officer Nikesh Arora revealed the figure while discussing the money-making potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call with financial analysts.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
South Korean rapper Psy's viral hit Gangnam Style became the first video to break a billion views on YouTube, marking a historic internet milestone.
The view counter for Gangnam Style, which was posted on the video-sharing site on July 15, clicked over into 10 figures late on Friday night.23 Dec 2012 - 1:45pm
Psy’s “Gangnam Style” became the first video to hit a billion views on YouTube on Friday, marking a fresh milestone in the global craze for the South Korean rapper and his horse-riding dance.22 Dec 2012 - 4:52pm
As Gangnam Style gallops toward one billion views on YouTube, the first Asian pop artist to capture a massive global audience has become richer click by click. So too has his agent and his grandmother. But the money from music sales isn’t flowing in from the rapper’s homeland South Korea or elsewhere in Asia.6 Dec 2012 - 2:36pm
Global sensation Psy stormed Hong Kong yesterday, sweeping four awards to become the biggest winner at the Mnet Asian Music Awards, or Mama.
The 34-year-old South Korean rapper's Gangnam Style song, the most watched video in YouTube's history, was named song of the year at the star-studded show at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai.1 Dec 2012 - 1:27pm
With his slicked back hair, powder blue suit and goofy horse dance, South Korean rapper Psy, who is in Hong Kong today, turned Gangnam Style into one of the musical hits of the year.1 Dec 2012 - 1:30pm