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‘Gangnam Style’ star Psy to perform in North Korea

SEOUL: Seoul is pushing for "Gangnam Style" star Psy to perform in next week's historic concerts by South Korean artists in the North's capital, multiple reports said. A team of at least nine South Korean pop acts are set to visit North Korea next week for two concerts in Pyongyang, the first of their kind for more than a decade. The shows -- part of reconciliatory moves ahead of a planned inter-Korean summit in April -- feature many top stars including K-pop girlband Red Velvet. But Seoul is also seeking to include…

‘Gangnam Style’ dethroned as top YouTube video

PARIS: "Gangnam Style," the quirky South Korean video that spawned a global dance craze and went so viral it nearly broke YouTube, has finally been dethroned as the most watched video. After four and a half years as YouTube's most seen video, "Gangnam Style" slipped late Monday to number two, replaced by "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. "Gangnam Style," a satirical take on the nouveau riche residents of the Seoul district by the same name, surprised even its singer, Psy, with its sudden global ascent in…

The Korean pop phenom Psy’s breakout hit ‘Gangnam Style’ crosses 2bn views

SAN BRUNO: The Korean pop phenom Psy's breakout hit "Gangnam Style" crosses 2 billion views, musicians dig the YouTube more than ever, ARY News has learnt. Maybe that's because it's where music business has been reborn. The catchy tune with quirky dance moves make the video to record 2 billionth YouTube views. It isn't the first of its genre, and despite the ever-snarky world of music critique, it won't be the last. "Gangnam Style" owes its success to hitting a zeitgeist trifecta: the popularity of the video itself, a…