Gangnam Style

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"Gangnam Style"
Song by PSY
from the album PSY's Best 6th Part 1
ReleasedJuly 15, 2012 (2012-07-15)
GenreK-pop, electro house, K-hip hop
LabelYG, Universal Republic
Songwriter(s)Yoo Gun-hyung, PSY
Producer(s)Yang Hyun-seok
PSY singles chronology
"Gangnam Style"
"Oppa Is Just My Style"
Music video
"Gangnam Style" at YouTube
"Gangnam Style"
Revised RomanizationGangnamseutail

"Gangnam Style" (Korean: 강남스타일) is a song by PSY. The music video has been watched over 3.2 billion times on YouTube as of August 28, 2018.[1] It is the first video in the website's history that more than 1 billion people have seen. It has made people make many videos like it but in other locations, named "parodies". Barack Obama, David Cameron, and Ban Ki-moon tried the song's dance moves.[2]

Gangnam Style continued to be the most viewed YouTube video until August 4th 2017, months since the music video for Despacito was first released.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Popularity of Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Analyzed Realistically". KpopStarz. 2012-09-02. Retrieved 2012-10-04.
  2. Couture, Pamela; Mager, Robert; McCarroll, Pamela; Wigg-Stevenson, Natalie (2015). Complex Identities in a Shifting World: One God, Many Stories. LIT Verlag Münster. ISBN 978-3-643-90509-3.
  3. "'Despacito' Just Became the First Video to Reach Three Billion Views on YouTube". Forbes.