Park Jae-sang, known professionally as Psy, stylized in all caps, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single "Gangnam Style". The song's refrain was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012. On October 23, 2012, Psy met United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters where Ban expressed his desire to work with the singer because of his "unlimited global reach". On December 21, 2012, his music video for "Gangnam Style" exceeded one billion views on YouTube, becoming the first video to do so in the website's history. Psy was subsequently recognized by the media as the "King of YouTube". On May 31, 2014, the video for Psy's Gangnam Style hit two billion views. As of December 2019, it is the seventh most viewed video on YouTube, with over 3.4 billion views.
|Born:||Park Jae-sang, December 31, 1977, Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea|
|Occupation:||Singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper|
|Parents:||Park Won-Ho (father), Kim Young-hee (mother)|
|Awards:||Okgwan Order of Cultural Merit (2012)|
|Twitter:||Psy's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Psy's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Psy's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Psy's Youtube channel|
International satirical pop performer whose hit single "Gangnam Style" won the 2012 Best Video MTV Europe Award and became a viral video on YouTube.
He dropped out of business school and music school in order to pursue a singing career in Korea.
In 2012, he performed with MC Hammer at the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, New York City.
He was born Park Jae-sang to an affluent family in Gangnam, South Korea. In 2006, he married Yoo Hye-yeon and they welcomed twin daughters.
He was introduced as the undisputed King of Pop by Heidi Klum at the MTV Europe Awards.
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- School Boy Records artists
- South Korean electronic musicians
- South Korean expatriates in the United Kingdom
- 20th-century South Korean singers
- Rappers from Seoul
- South Korean record producers
- South Korean expatriates in the United States
- Korean Music Award winners
- South Korean hip hop singers
- YG Entertainment artists
- Republic Records artists
- Singers from Seoul
- South Korean singer-songwriters
- Mnet Asian Music Award winners
- South Korean male rappers
- Universal Music Group artists
- Avex Group artists
- South Korean television personalities
- South Korean male singers
- South Korean pop singers
- 21st-century South Korean singers
- Berklee College of Music alumni