Gangnam Style may be a K-pop single by the South Korean musician PSY. The song was discharged in Gregorian calendar month 2012 because the lead single of his sixth studio album PSY half dozen (Six Rules), Part 1, and debuted at darling on South Korea’s Gaon Chart. On Dec twenty one, 2012, at around 15:50 coordinated universal time, “Gangnam Style” became the primary on-line video to record a billion hits on the net. As of Gregorian calendar month one, 2013, the music video has been viewed over one.25 billion times on YouTube, and it’s the site’s most watched video when surpassing Justin Bieber’s single “Baby”.
The phrase “Gangnam Style” may be a Korean neologism that refers to a way of life related to the Gangnam District of Seoul. The song and its attendant music video went microorganism in August 2012 and have influenced well-liked culture worldwide since then. “Gangnam Style” received mixed to positive reviews, with praise getting to its catchy beat and PSY’s amusing dance moves (which themselves became a phenomenon) within the music video and through live performances in numerous locations round the world.