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Gangnam Style

"Gangnam Style" (Korean: 강남스타일, IPA: [kaŋ.nam sɯ.tʰa.il]) is the 18th K-pop single by the South Korean musician Psy. The song was released on July 15, 2012, as the lead single of his sixth studio album Psy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1, and debuted at number one on South Korea's Gaon Chart. On December 21, 2012, "Gangnam Style" became the first YouTube video to reach one billion and two billion views. The song's music video has been viewed over 2.9 billion times on YouTube, and was the most viewed video on YouTube from November 24, 2012, when it surpassed the music video for "Baby" by Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris, to July 10, 2017, when it was surpassed by the music video for "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth.

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Contributed by Blake Fortin

Too cool.

Contributed by Kyle Cortez

Gangnam Style Horse Style

Contributed by Brittany Stewart

Best cover of Gangnam Style by far~ ^^

Contributed by Heidi Yum

Finger-style guitar.

Contributed by Heidi Yum

Psy on Ellen ^^

Contributed by Heidi Yum

song/dance

Contributed by Jessica Navarrete

Just one of the many articles trying to tackle the question of how Psy's Gangnam style become so popular so quickly--especially in a market it was never meant for.

Contributed by Sammo Lea

What does Psy think about being the first to hit 1 billion views on YouTube? Read this MTV article to find out his views on the whole thing.

Contributed by Sammo Lea

It is really interesting that Gangnam Style became so famous in America. He had really intended it to be a hit in Korea, and look what happened!

Contributed by 'David Hrostoski

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