Psy 'Gangnam Style' Is Heading Down Under!
The recent online obsession over PSY’s video for Gangnam Style has turned the Korean artist into a global phenomenon. Gangnam Style has received over 342 million YouTube views and will see the man himself horse skip down to Australia for a promotional tour. He arrives on the15th October. The song is also #1 on the ARIA singles chart and #1 in 33 countries.
PSY has grabbed the attention of many major celebrities like Britney Spears on the show Ellen, Robbie Williams, TPain, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry as well as several major media outlets such as CNN, The L.A. Times and Huffington Post. But long before the Internet turned PSY into an international sensation, he spent the last 10 years building his career as one of South Korea’s most beloved icons.
Jai-Sang Park, known by his stage name, PSY, is a Korean singer, songwriter and producer. He attended Berklee College of Music and jokingly takes pride in being a freshman for ten years. Both his first album, and his sophomore release, Cheap 2, made PSY popular and controversial among younger fans. Most recently, PSY was asked to write the official fight song for the South Korean national team in the 2012 London Olympics.
PSY is known for his energetic and flamboyant performances both on stage and in his music videos. He is the master of weaving together music, dance, humour, theatrics and shocking visuals, the result of which are PSY-signature style videos such as Right Now.
With the spotlight shining on him, PSY is excited to bring his Gangnam Style to the rest of the world. So you had better learn to do the famous horse riding dance before he arrives!
PSY will be kicking off his Aussie promo trip with performances on X Factor and Sunrise.
Gangnam style is out now!