On July 15th,2012 PSY released the song “Gangnam Style” which turned out to be a huge hit. And it has already been one year since this song has been released.
The song was a hit when it first came out, also having American celebrities tweet how they loved this song. Everyone loved the song, many were doing the ‘Gangnam Style’ on the streets having fun. It is now a world known song with having over 1,700,000,000 views on YouTube! His song is the most viewed video on YouTube around the world.
So many things happened after the song’s release, Scooter Braun, Justin Bieber‘s manager, signed PSY to Schoolboy Records, a label distributed by Republic Records. After getting signed by Scooter Braun, PSY ranked second on the Billboard HOT100. This was just the beginning of his success, as he ranked on Billboard HOT100 for two consecutive weeks and then celebrated by performing shirtless in Seoul City Plaza with over 80.000 people.
He unbelievably hit 1 billion views on doomsday, the last day of the Mayan Calendar. Things calmed down for a bit but not for long as he came out with his comeback “Gentleman” which was also a success a while later. It sure has been fast, making it already one year since the song has been released.
When will PSY hit 2 billion views? Who knows, it might be next week! Let’s continue to support this man with lots of love! Congratulations PSY for your success on “Gangnam Style”!
Source: YG LIFE
Article by: Mana
Edited by: Karolina
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