Posts tagged "Gangnam Style"

One Year And 1.7 Billion Views Later

Psy has a lot more reasons to be celebrating these days. July 15 marks the one-year anniversary when the music video for his single, "Gangnam Style," was posted onto YouTube. The clip, which now has over 1.7 billion views and counting, had everything that…
By: Gabrielle Chung / July 15, 2013

What Internet Gold Made Us Laugh This Week

Have you been dying to know how the Internet responded to Beyoncé's Super Bowl performance? Have you always wanted to see a cat dressed as Walter White? You're in luck then. Hollywood, meet Internet. Internet, meet Hollywood. Celebuzz scoured the Internet to collect some of the funniest pop culture macros,…
By: / February 7, 2013

‘Glee’ Covers ‘Gangnam Style': New Directions Take Psy’s Hit to Sectionals (VIDEO)

Unsurprisingly, Glee is covering "Gangnam Style." The FOX comedy has been known to cover internet crazes -- do flash mobs, memes and "Call Me Maybe" ring a bell? Now, Psy's hit is getting the gleek treatment. Judging from this newly released sneak peek, it looks like New Directions is saving the dance-heavy number for Sectional…
By: Crystal Bell / October 31, 2012

Spice Girls Singer Melanie Brown Does ‘Gangnam Style’ on Australia’s ‘The X Factor’ (VIDEO)

Former Spice Girls member Melanie Brown jumped on the "Gangnam Style" bandwagon and gave Korean rapper, Psy, a run for his money by taking on his dance routine. The mom-of-three is a judge on Australia's The X Factor and -- when asked to take the stage to perform the dance number -- proved to be a…
By: Celebuzz / October 16, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen is ‘Excited’ to Learn ‘Gangnam Style’ Dance From PSY (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Remember when "Call Me Maybe" was the song you couldn't get out of your head? With one of the catchiest hooks in pop music history, Carly Rae Jepsen's debut single shot straight to the top of the Hot 100. Now, PSY's "Gangnam Style" is following a similar chart trajectory -- and Jepsen,…
By: Crystal Bell / October 15, 2012

‘Gangnam Style’ Reaches ‘NFL on FOX': Jimmy Johnson and Crew Do the Dance for New Promo (VIDEO)

It was only a matter of time before “Gangnam Style” hit the NFL circuit -- by way of the broadcasters on FOX. Last week, Jimmy Johnson, Jay Glazer, Terry Bradshaw and other members of the NFL on FOX team danced to Psy’s viral hit for a new TV promo. While the reception has been a…
By: Peggy Truong / October 11, 2012

Psy Before ‘Gangnam Style’: Music Execs Told Pop Star to Get Plastic Surgery to Solve ‘Looks Problem’

His 'Gangnam Style' video has been streamed a record number of times on YouTube, yet when Korean rap star Psy was starting out a decade ago, record executives didn't think anyone would want to look at his face. In 2001, Psy, who was just starting out as a rookie rapper in the Korea…
By: Peggy Truong / October 4, 2012

How Psy, Carly Rae Jepsen and Other Musicians Rode Viral Video and Social Media to Stardom (INSIDE STORY)

It was the tweet heard 'round the world. No big deal, just Justin Bieber telling his fans last December that a song he'd heard on the radio while visiting his native Canada -- Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" -- was "possibly the catchiest song I've ever heard." And that Twitter blast, just 84…
By: Gary Susman / September 26, 2012

‘Gangnam Style’ is the New ‘Call Me Maybe': How PSY Became the Internet’s Latest Hit

Move over Carly Rae Jepsen. There's a new viral sensation ready to knock you off your high horse -- with a silly horse dance, no less. Forget swag, swaggie and #YOLO, it's all about "Gangnam Style" now. The international hit, from South Korean rapper PSY, is now making waves in the U.S. --…
By: Crystal Bell / September 12, 2012