How did Gangnam Style become popular?

How did Gangnam Style become popular?

The official YouTube blog, YouTube-Trends, ran a story on August 7th 2012, calling Gangnam Style the international hit of the month. Then the video was featured in a lot of other big media publications. However Psy and YG had a trump card up their sleeve which they played out on 3rd September.

When did Gangnam Style get so popular?

December 21, 2012
On December 21, 2012, the music video for “Gangnam Style,” a song by the Korean rapper Psy, becomes the first YouTube video to garner one billion views. The video’s global popularity is a case study in the power and unpredictability of viral internet content.

Who started Gangnam Style dance?

star Psy
Korean pop star Psy invented ‘Gangnam style’ to mock the pretensions of Seoul’s wealthy citizens. Since then, thanks to 700m YouTube hits, David Cameron, Barack Obama and Ban Ki-moon have learned the moves.

Is Gangnam Style still popular?

Psy’s Gangnam Style is no longer the most-watched video on YouTube. The South Korean megahit had been the site’s most-played clip for the last five years. But the song has now been overtaken by another music video – Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s See You Again.

Who is the yellow suit man in Gangnam Style?

Yoo Jae Suk
PSY SAYS: “The yellow-suit guy – he’s a Number One comedian in Korea. His name is Yoo Jae Suk.

How did Gangnam Style get So many views?

Psy himself seems surprised at how the video became so popular. He said in an interview – “It just happened.” YouTube has joined the celebrations along with the rest of the world. After all Gangnam Style is the first video on the website to reach two billion views.

Who is the singer of the song Gangnam Style?

“Gangnam Style” (Korean: 강남스타일, IPA: [kaŋ.nam sɯ.tʰ]) is the 18th K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy.

When did Psy come out with Gangnam Style?

It all started in February 2012 when some South Korean music industries along with YG Entertainment, the agency which represents Psy, announced that they want to enter the American market. They were saying things like: “In so far as America is the world’s biggest music market, we, as a company and for our artists, want to take it on.”

Where is the statue of Psy from Gangnam Style?

In Korea, “Gangnam Style” was treated as a point of pride, highlighted by a massive PSY concert that attracted over 80,000 fans. Today, you can visit a giant bronze sculpture in Seoul that’s modeled after PSY’s hands, mid-pony move in the “Gangnam Style” video.

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