Psy

  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014 Opening Ceremony September 19, 2014

    The opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games is expected to be a grand affair showcasing Korea's past and future by using digital technology. Entertainer Kim SeongJu and KBS emcee Yun Suyeong are to host the Opening as well as the Closing Ceremony scheduled on October 4. Gangnam style performer Psy...
  • Watch: Psy, Snoop Dogg get drunk, dance amidst Seoul riots and party with Korean aunties in the new music video 'Hangover' June 10, 2014

    You are most likely one of the 2 billion people who have clicked on Korean pop star Psy's 2012 hit 'Gangnam Style'. The song, which went on to make YouTube history with over 2 billion hits, has been the favourite of dance clubs, parties and clubs across the world. Now, the...
  • Psy's 'Gangnam Style' creates YouTube record with over two billion views June 1, 2014

    San Francisco: The wildly popular Gangnam Style music video cemented its place Saturday as one of the defining soundtracks of the digital age, smashing through the two billion barrier on YouTube. The infectious and satirical megahit by South Korean pop star Psy became a worldwide sensation, fueling a South Korean "KPop"...
  • 'Gangnam Style' set to cross 2 billion views on YouTube May 28, 2014

    The song that took the world by the storm two years ago is set to make yet another record. The 2012 hit song 'Gangnam style' by South Korean singer Psy is galloping its way to the towards the 2 billion mark.The video, which was uploaded on July 15, 2012, exceeded...
  • Dancing with Psy on Shah Rukh Khan's wish list April 12, 2014

    Gurgaon: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has expressed his desire to dance with Korean rapper sensation to the tunes of his global smash hit 'Gangnam Style'. The 48-year-old actor was formally appointed as the 'Goodwill Ambassador' for South Korea for the coming year at a glittering ceremony here on Friday. Shah...
  • Psy's new album to be released in September July 31, 2013

    Los Angeles: Korean pop sensation Psy's new album is set to arrive in September. The 35yearold singer has reportedly collaborated with same composer Yoo Gyun Hyung, the person behind his hits 'Gangnam Style' and 'Gentleman', for his album, reported Ace Showbiz. The South Korean sensation, whose real name is Park Jae...
  • If it wasn't for Queen, I wouldn't be a pop star: Psy June 10, 2013

    London: South Korean rapper Psy has revealed that British rock band Queen inspired him to become a pop star. The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker said he once watched their 1986 Live At Wembley Stadium tape on loop as a teenager in South Korea, reported Sun online. "If it wasn't for Queen...
  • Psy imposter caught living the high life at Cannes May 25, 2013

    Cannes: A man pretending to be South Korean rapper Psy talked his way into glitzy parties at the Cannes film festival and posed with fans until he was spotted drinking champagne by the real Psy's manager. Psy, in Singapore on Thursday night to perform at the inaugural Social Star awards,...
  • Psy lookalike sneaks into Cannes parties, fools celebrities May 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: South Korean rapper Psy's doppelganger, dressed in a similar style like that of the 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker, attended the Cannes film festival and even took pictures with Hollywood Alisters. The impersonator attended events and parties at the festival uncaught until the real singer tweeted that he was not...
  • PSY addresses Harvard students, says 'Gangnam style was not normal' May 13, 2013

    Cambridge: South Korean rapper PSY was welcomed to Harvard University on Thursday night by hundreds of screaming and shouting students and fans, as the 'Gangnam Style' star participated in a conversation inside an ornate church dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in World War I. PSY began...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin click picture with Psy May 11, 2013

    London: 'Iron Man' star Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Chris Martin were starstruck at meeting PSY during the Met Ball and cornered him for a picture. The 40yearold actress and her Coldplay singer husband asked the South Korean singer for a snap so that they could show their children, Apple, eight,...
  • Rapper Psy's story immortalised in a comic book May 1, 2013

    The story of South Korean rap sensation Psy's ascent to global stardom with his megahit 'Gangnam Style' has now been immortalised in full color and with appropriate dramatic flourishes in a comic book. "Fame:Psy", which went on sale in the United States and South Korea on Wednesday, focuses mainly on...
  • Psy: I'm relieved not to be a onehit wonder April 28, 2013

    London: South Korean singer Psy, whose recently released followup track 'Gentleman' to hit number 'Gangnam Style' is topping the chart numbers as well, is relieved to have escaped from being a onehit wonder. The singer describes the week of the new track's release as the worst time ever, reported Digital Spy. "I...
  • Psy knocked from top of Korean charts by 63yearold singer April 26, 2013

    Seoul: South Korean rapper Psy, whose latest video 'Gentleman' tracked global megahit 'Gangnam Style' by going viral on the Internet, has been knocked from the top of the music charts in his native country by a 63yearold easy listening pop singer. 'Gangnam Style', which holds the YouTube record for most views...
  • Psy's 'Gentleman' banned in South Korea April 19, 2013

    London: Korean pop star Psy's latest single 'Gentleman' has made him a global star, but in his native South Korea the video has been banned by the officials. The Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), a major broadcaster in the country, has reportedly banned the new music video as the rapper is shown...
  • South Korean broadcaster bans Psy's 'Gentleman' video April 18, 2013

    Seoul: A major South Korean broadcaster says it has banned PSY's new music video because the rapper is shown abusing public property. The 'Gentleman' video opens with PSY kicking a cone that says 'no parking.' Statefunded KBS said Thursday the scene doesn't meet its standards as a public broadcaster. Two spokesmen say...
  • Psy's 'Gentleman' registers 100 million views on YouTube April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: South Korean rapper Psy's new video, 'Gentleman' has crossed the 100 million views mark. The singer is chasing the success of his own megahit 'Gangnam Style'. 'Gangnam Style', which holds the YouTube record for most views ever with more than 1.5 billion, made the corpulent Korean a global star...
  • Psy sets record with 70 million views on 'Gentleman' April 16, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Gangnam Style' rapper PSY has set a record with his followup video 'Gentleman', as the new song has already got more than 70 million views on YouTube. The 35yearold's new single got a whopping 18.9 million views on the day of its release, breaking the existing records for...
  • Psy's latest single 'Gentleman' hits 53 million views April 15, 2013

    London: Korean pop star Psy's latest single 'Gentleman' has hit 53 million views on YouTube within just two days, owing to the popularity of his hit number 'Gangnam style'. However, "Gentleman", the video of which went online April 13, has a long way to go to catch up with the 1.5...
  • Psy's 'Gentleman' crosses 10 million views on YouTube April 14, 2013

    Seoul: Hips swinging, South Korean rapper Psy launched the dance and video of his new song 'Gentleman' at a packed Seoul concert on Saturday, with nearly 160,000 tuned in online to see if he could carry off a repeat of his megahit 'Gangnam Style'. The song has become a huge hit...
  • Psy's new single 'I am a mother father gentleman' is out! April 14, 2013

    Seoul: South Korean rapper Psy released his muchanticipated new single on Thursday hoping to repeat the success of 'Gangnam Style' that made him the biggest star to emerge from the growing Kpop music scene. The video for 'Gangnam Style' has become the most watched item on YouTube with more than 1.5...
  • After 'Gangnam Style', Psy's next song is titled 'Gentleman' April 2, 2013

    South Korean rapper Psy plans to follow his 'Gangnam Style' YouTube megahit with a single called 'Gentleman' and a new dance, but is playing coy about everything else ahead of the song's release, which was moved up a day to April 12. The song will be available for Korean fans then,...
  • Will 'Rangrezz' establish Jackky Bhagnani in Bollywood? March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Producer Vashu Bhagnani negotiated for months to get the rights of Korean singer Psy's hit number 'Gangnam style' for his Hindi film 'Rangrezz'. But seeing his son Jackky's performance in the film, the father feels it was all worth it. "It is finally worth it. I had a screening...
  • Psy: My father thinks I'm more famous than Ban Ki-moon March 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Korean singer Psy of 'Gangnam Style' fame says his parents consider him to be more popular than United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. "My father is happy, because now he sees I am more famous than Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations. He was the most famous Korean...
  • Jayaprakash enjoyed the Gangnam moves for his next March 8, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor-comedian Jayaprakash Reddy thoroughly enjoyed grooving in Gangnam style in upcoming Telugu comedy-drama 'Noothi Lo Kappalu'. He says it will definitely be one of the highlights of the film. "We have done a few minutes' dance sequence in Gangnam style. I enjoyed doing it and I'm sure it will...
  • Psy named South Korea's most powerful celebrity March 2, 2013

    London: 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker Psy has been crowned the most powerful celebrity in his native South Korea. The 35-year-old star has become a worldwide sensation thanks to the success of his 2012 hit. As a result of all his success, Forbes Korea magazine editors have handed Psy the top spot...
  • Viral: Harlem Shake challenges 'Gangnam Style' October 3, 2013

    Hot on the heels of South Korean rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style", a new dance craze is sweeping offices, universities, and even a museum as it goes viral the Harlem Shake. The Harlem Shake began as a dance in the 1980s but the latest version featured on a flood of online...
  • Viral: Gangnam, the sleeping baby, style October 3, 2013

    Babies, babies, and more babies! This baby video hit the web last week. Fast asleep on a little car ride, little Amaya's mother says she can sleep through anything but her favorite song Gangnam Style. Only a week old and the video has got more than 2 million hits. Enjoy...
  • 'Gangnam Style' earned USD 8 mn for YouTube: Google January 24, 2013

    San Francisco: Google has said that the YouTube page showcasing the 'Gangnam Style' video by South Korean rapper Psy has reaped more than USD 8 million in ad revenue. Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora yesterday revealed the figure while discussing the moneymaking potential of YouTube during a quarterly earnings call...