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Gangnam Style

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.

AV gives headphones some Gangnam Style

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

Psy imposter fools celebrities at Cannes Film Festival

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

Psy agency eyes China presence

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

President praises Psy, but video is banned

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

Psy unveils hip-swinging dance music video to new song 'Gentleman'

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

Forget Kim Jong-un, Psy's new single is all the rage

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

Kim Jong-who? Psy to launch new song Gentleman

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

New South Korean president Park vows to make people happy

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

Embezzler had plastic surgery, but lure of Gangnam bars leads to his arrest

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

Gangnam Style earns US$8m for YouTube

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