Psy Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

9th June 2014

Quote: "We never met (until) after the song was done. I was in Asia and he was here (in Los Angeles) and so he was doing his part in L.A. and I'd do my part in Korea. We were on the phone and we did it by Internet." Pop sensation Psy didn't meet his Hangover collaborator Snoop Dogg until they filmed the video for the catchy new song. The video premiered on on Sunday (08Jun14).

9th June 2014

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy and Snoop Dogg debuted their new video for Hangover on on Sunday (08Jun14). The promo features the odd couple enjoying a night out, knocking back shots and recovering the morning after. Rapper Snoop also smacks his duet partner's back as the Asian star pretends to throw up in a toilet.

31st May 2014

Fact: South Korean singer Psy has made history on video-sharing site - his infamous music promo Gangnam Style has become the first clip to register two billion views.

29th May 2014

Fact: The video for Psy's 2012 smash-hit Gangnam Style has become the first to pass two billion views on The promo became the most watched on the video-sharing website within four months of its release and it hit one billion views by the end of 2012.

27th September 2013

Quote: "Willow wants to hear Gangnam Style - maybe that's why I've shut down (listening to a lot of music)." Pop star Pink is appalled by her two-year-old daughter's love of Psy's mega hit.

16th May 2013

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy has signed up to co-host the MuchMusic Video Awards street party in Canada on 16 June (13).

9th May 2013

Quote: "I should say something to him. What was his name? Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day, he's saying I'm like herpes, it keeps coming back. I think it's really cool and I appreciate that. Thank you." South Korean pop star Psy is far from upset by the Green Day star's comments about the Gangnam Style hitmaker.

1st May 2013

Fact: The story of South Korean pop sensation Psy's ascent to global stardom following the worldwide success of his hit Gangnam Style has been immortalised in comic book form. Fame:Psy went on sale in the U.S. and South Korea on Wednesday (01May13) and includes a guide on how to do the rapper's 'horse riding' dance move from the track's popular video.

15th April 2013

Fact: Psy's new video for Gentleman has already been viewed online by 15 million people since its early release on Saturday (13Apr13). The track is the follow-up to his Gangnam Style hit, which is the most viewed music video ever.

15th April 2013

Quote: "It’s a tragedy. We are the only countries divided right now. Hopefully... my videos and choreography they might enjoy (sic)." Psy hopes his music will help to bring North and South Korea together.

5th April 2013

Fact: South Korean rapper Psy is set to receive a prize at the 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards in recognition of the huge success of his viral hit, Gangnam Style. The star will be honoured at the New York event, held as part of the Tribeca Film Festival, on 26 April (13).

20th March 2013

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy is reworking the title and lyrics of his Gangnam Style follow-up after learning it might cause offence to Arabs. The native title for the song is slang for fun and thrills but it can be written as Assarabia in English, which the hitmaker fears could be misinterpreted as an insult to his Middle Eastern fans.

9th March 2013

Quote: "They are really proud. 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 person before me." South Korean rapper Psy's parents are overjoyed with his fame.

7th March 2013

Quote: "I'm proud to say I've never listened to that Gangnam Style. What the f**k is that about? It's only (famous) because of the Internet isn't it?'' The Prodigy star Keith Flint is not a fan of Psy's cult hit Gangnam Style. The British group is appearing at the Future Music Festival in Australia on the same bill as the South Korean pop sensation.

20th February 2013

Tweet: "to fans in Dubai there is some wrong information being reported. I will Not be in Dubai March 28 but look forward to coming soon!" South Korean rapper Psy warns fans in the United Arab Emirates not to be duped by false advertisements suggesting he is due to perform in the city next month (Mar13).

8th February 2013

Fact: Celine Dion and Psy will headline China's annual New Year's Eve variety Tv show. The four-hour show will air on Saturday (09Feb13) and Dion has been booked to perform her Titanic hit My Heart Will Go On, and she'll also reportedly sing in a duet in Chinese.

24th January 2013

Fact: South Korean rapper Psy's promo for global sensation Gangnam Style has now topped 1.23 billion views on, raking in more than $8 million (£5 million) for the video sharing website.

30th November 2012

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy and Diana Ross have signed on to perform for U.S. leader President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle at this year's Christmas in Washington concert. Psy, who performed for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Wednesday (28Nov12), will close the 9 December (12) gala with a performance of his Gangnam Style hit for the Obamas at the 31st festive show. Demi Lovato and American Idol winner Scotty MCCreery are also set to appear at Christmas In Washington.

29th November 2012

Quote: "It's amazing. I made this video just for Korea, actually. And when I released this song - wow." South Korean pop sensation Psy is stunned by his Gangnam Style video success. The high-energy promo recently passed Justin Bieber's Baby as the most watched video ever.

29th November 2012

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy performed for royalty in Thailand on Wednesday (28Nov12) - he was the headliner at a free concert organised as a tribute to the country's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who turns 85 next month.

19th November 2012

Tweet: "I checked justin bieber out and just found out that he's perfect with my dance move!!" South Korean rapper Psy was delighted to meet the Baby hitmaker at the American Music Awards on Sunday night (18Nov12).

19th November 2012

Quote: "I'm not tired of doing the dance; I'm tired of teaching the dance." Psy is beginning to tire of showing Tv presenters how to master his Gangnam Style dance.

19th November 2012

Quote: "They (producers) gave me the spot to close the show so I gotta be good and I gotta be special, so I'm gonna bring someone special." South Korean pop sensation Psy on his chance to shine at the end of the American Music Awards on Sunday night (18Nov12).

12th November 2012

Fact: Tv legend David Hasselhoff made a cameo in Psy's performance of his huge hit Gangnam Style at Sunday's (11Nov12) MTv Music Europe Music Awards - appearing in a portable toilet as he showed off his take on the South Korean pop sensation's famous dance moves.

8th November 2012

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy performed his first ever gig in Europe on Wednesday night (07Nov12). The rapper gave a rendition of his hit single Gangnam Style at Dstrkt nightclub in London's Soho.

5th November 2012

Quote: "I'll have to perform it. I have four small children and they are obsessed with the song. We do Gangnam dance parties at the house." Supermodel Heidi Klum is planning to show off her dance moves to South Korean rapper Psy's hit Gangnam Style as she presents the MTV Europe Music Awards in Germany on Sunday (11Nov12).

23rd October 2012

Fact: Korean sensation Psy turned wedding singer on Saturday (20Oct12) by performing his hit Gangnam Style at Cougar Town producer Danny Rose's star-studded nuptials. Actresses Busy Philipps and Courteney Cox were among the guests who watched their Tv boss marry entertainment lawyer Aaron Rosenberg, and John Legend, Ciara, and Joss Stone also performed.

18th September 2012

Fact: South Korean pop sensation Psy has signed a management deal with Justin Bieber's mentor Scooter Braun. The rapper celebrated the success of his Gangnam Style dance anthem by partying at New York hotspot Circle Nightclub with Braun and R&B superstar Usher on Friday (14Sep12) before performing on U.S. Tv comedy Saturday Night Live at the weekend (15Sep12).


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