Psy

Psy

 

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Park Jae-sang (Hangul박재상; Hanja朴載相; born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy (싸이; /s/ SY; Korean: [s͈ai]), stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single "Gangnam Style". The song's refrain was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012.[2]

On October 23, 2012, Psy met United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters where Ban expressed his desire to work with the singer because of his "unlimited global reach".[3] On December 21, 2012, his music video for "Gangnam Style" exceeded one billion views on YouTube, becoming the first video to do so in the website's history.[4][5] Psy was subsequently recognized by the media as the "King of YouTube".[6][7][8] On May 31, 2014, the video for Psy's Gangnam Style hit two billion views. As of October 2017, it is the third most viewed video on YouTube, with over 2.96 billion views.[9]

In December 2012, MTV noted Psy's rise from being little known outside South Korea, to being hailed as the "Viral Star of 2012".[10] On December 31, 2012, Psy performed in a globally televised New Year's Eve celebration with American rapper MC Hammer on-stage in front of a live audience of over a million people in Times Square, New York City.[11][12]

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Highlights9

Gangnam Style
 
"Gangnam Style" is the 18th K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy.
Gentleman
 
"Gentleman" is a K-pop song by South Korean musician Psy released on April 12, 2013 (KST), serving as his 19th single.
Hangover
 
"Hangover" is a single by South Korean K-pop musician Psy, featuring American rapper Snoop Dogg.
Daddy
 
"Daddy" is the 21st K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy.

Photos - Psy208

People Recently Photographed with Psy4

Popular Albums8

Album Appearances & References10

Popular Songs7

Musical Groups1

Song Appearances & References3

Book References & Influences1

Minor Film Appearances & References4

Other Music-Related Relationships2

TV Shows16

Collaborators & Influencers15

Awards & Nominations28

Popular Tours1

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Videos99

Spotify - Albums & Singles82

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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