What is “Gangnam Style?” It is a single by South Korean rapper PSY. The song was released on July 15, 2012, as the lead single of his sixth studio album PSY’s Best 6th Part 1. “Gangnam Style” debuted at number one on the Gaon Chart, the national record chart of South Korea. The music video has been viewed over 354 million times on YouTube as of October 3, 2012, making it one of the most watched videos of 2012 on the site.
Get ready to go PSY “Gangnam Style” at my Halloween Dance Party Friday October 26 at Canary Hotel Rooftop Santa Barbara!
“Gangnam Style” has been highly praised for its catchy beat and Psy’s humorous dance moves in the music video and live performances. On September 17, the song was nominated for Best Video at the upcoming 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. On September 20, 2012, “Gangnam Style” was recognized by Guinness World Records as the most “liked” video in YouTube history.