Lately,we have been talking about beautiful places, events, films, but surely now it is time to turn our attention to a certain song and a dance style that went around the world in no time.We are talking about Gangnam Style sung by the Korean singer PSY. This song and the associated dance style stormed charts worldwide, becoming the first Korean pop singer who came in first place in 33 countries including Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK (until late October 2012).
Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name PSY, was born on December 31, 1977 to an affluent family in Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
In January 2001, PSY debuted with his full-length album PSY from the PSYcho World!, for which he received a fine due to accusations that the album contained “inappropriate content”.Gangnam Style is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with Gangnam district of Seoul.
On YouTube, the video has amassed a record number of hits (595,104,619 of views and 4,644,873 likes). Videos of various people who imitate the dance style of the artist PSY appeared, of which the most famous is the video with a mother and son tandem dancing in Gangnam Style.
The video already gathered 17,715,293 views, and the two, mother and son were invited even to the TV show Ellen, where they danced to the song that brought them fame.
PSY “led” Gangnam Style dance in various places such as The Today Show, Saturday Night Live, Dodger Stadium, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and even in Samsung commercials.
On September 17, the song was nominated for Best Video at 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. Moreover, on September 20, 2012, Gangnam Style was recognized by Guinness World Records as the video with most likes in YouTube history.
In addition, the fame of this song set the artist and the song name on various objects in different objects or in various places, some funny, others less fun.We can say without hesitation that this song became viral and also a landmark in world music.
According to TIME, PSY stated that Freddie Mercury had inspired him to start his music career although…we can’t figure out which is the connection between Freddie’s and PSY’s style. It seems almost like a blasphemy to mention in the same phrase Freddie Mercury – an exceptional and beloved artist – and PSY…
Hotel Alpin in Poiana Brasov is waiting for you with the latest music from national and international rankings, mixed by Alexxx DeeJay. You will surely find Gangnam Style in the playlist of the hotel club, CLUB VOGUE.
In the end we will leave you in the company of the official video of the PSY song Gangnam Style and few other funny videos.