1. PSY Talks New '4X2=8' Album, 'Gangnam Style' Anniversary & If He Cares About YouTube Views

    May 31, 2017 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 With more than 5 billion YouTube views and recently surpassing a landmark 10 million subscribers , PSY is the undisputed king of viral videos. But on his recently released 4X2=8 album, his eighth project since his 2001 debut on the Korean scene, the ...

  2. PSY Returns With New Album, Tops the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart | Billboard News

    PSY Returns With New Album, Tops the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart | Billboard News

    May 11, 2017 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Five years after PSY’s international hit “Gangnam Style” took the world by storm, he is back with a new album and two new star-studded music videos. music , 2017 , Gangnam Style , psy , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , News , PSY Videos PSY ...

  3. PSY Returns With New Album & Star-Studded Music Videos

    May 10, 2017 6:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Months away from the fifth anniversary of “Gangnam Style,” PSY released his eighth album, 4x2=8, on Wednesday (May 10) accompanied by two, viral-ready music videos for the dual singles “New Face” and “I Luv It.” Ever the showman, the two music video ...

  4. PSY Hits No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart With 'I Luv It'

    May 10, 2017 4:32 PM EDT 0 0 3 The “Gangnam Style” singer returns with “I Luv It” and “New Face” from his new LP. Five years after PSY ’s international hit “Gangnam Style” took the world by storm and reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the South Korean pop singer is back agai ...

  5. Why 2017 Is a Pivotal Year for K-Pop

    January 27, 2017 6:00 PM EST is already a pivotal year for K-pop -- and we haven’t even reached the end of January yet. The month saw two of K-pop’s most influential girl groups, Wonder Girls and 2NE1, come to an end, while 2016’s wunderkind girl group I.O.I held their fin ...

  6. Rain Drops His Psy-Produced Single 'The Best Present,' An Ode to Fiancee Kim Tae Hee

    January 17, 2017 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Three years after his last album, Korean R&B singer and actor Rain returned over the weekend with the release of his Psy -produced single “The Best Present.” On Monday, he revealed that the song is about his longtime girlfriend, actress Kim Tae ...

  7. The Year in World Music Charts: BTS and GOT7 Hit New Heights for K-Pop Acts

    December 13, 2016 3:00 AM EST 0 0 0 K-pop has its biggest year yet on Billboard 's year-end charts with  BTS and GOT7 leading the pack. The boy bands both land on multiple year-end charts  that track world music as the groups help K-pop for the scene's best year-end performa ...

  8. Blackpink Earn Second No. 1 on World Digital Songs, Debut on Social 50

    November 09, 2016 7:12 PM EST 0 0 0 After Blackpink' s huge start earlier this year that saw the new K-pop act make an explosive debut on the charts , the girl group is back and earning themselves another No. 1 while landing on several other  Billboard  charts with their new sing ...

  9. BTS Extend Chart Dominance: 'Wings' Spends 2nd Week on Billboard 200, 'Blood Sweat & Tears' Debuts on Canadian Hot 100

    October 24, 2016 9:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 BTS ' new album  Wings  already broke sales and chart records for K-pop acts after its first week available in America, but its second week is earning the septet even further success. Wings  spends a second week on the Billboard 200 this week, ...

  10. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Selena Gomez's Latest Top 10 Hit

    December 12, 2015 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The latest  Billboard  charts saw Selena Gomez's Revival score another top 10 hit and the holiday charts keep picking up speed. Selena Gomez Goes Top 10, Adele's 'Hello' Leads Hot 100 for Sixth Week Here are 13 things you need to ...

  11. Psy Debuts in Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks, Bieber Returns to No. 1

    December 09, 2015 2:23 PM EST 0 0 0 The K-pop star starts strong with "Daddy," while Justin Bieber rebounds to No. 1. Plus, Selena Gomez re-enters the top 10! Justin Bieber ’s “Sorry” reclaims the throne on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart dated Dec. 19, rising 3-1 f ...

  12. PSY Reveals 'Daddy' & 'Napal Baji' Videos, Star-Studded Album ft. Ed Sheeran, Will.i.am & CL

    November 30, 2015 9:36 PM EST 0 0 0 For the first time since achieving worldwide fame with "Gangnam Style,"  PSY  has released a new album. Simply named  Psy 7th Album ( when you translate its Korean title), the nine-track LP is promoted by two new singles and features a sta ...

  13. PSY Feuding With Artist Tenants of His Seoul Building

    October 22, 2015 5:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 South Korean singer PSY is fighting a legal battle with artist tenants who are reluctant to leave a building he owns in Seoul. The property dispute has struck a nerve in a country notorious for super-high rents that critics say are killing vibrancy ...

  14. Psy Involved in Car Accident in China: Report

    July 19, 2015 7:31 PM EDT 8.488 k 270 97 K-pop star Psy was reportedly involved in a car crash in Hangzhou in Eastern China on July 16. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. local time, according to People’s Daily Online . Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Breaks YouTube Video Counte ...

  15. YouTube's 10th Anniversary: Watch the Top 10 Most Viewed Videos to Date

    February 14, 2015 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 When former PayPal employees Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim first came up with the idea to create a video-sharing site in 2005, they had no clue just what would unfold years later. On Feb. 14 that year, YouTube was launched, and on April 23 ...

  16. Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Breaks YouTube Video Counter

    December 03, 2014 4:07 PM EST When people say something broke the Internet, they're usually exaggerating. But when we say viral K-pop star Psy broke (at least part of) the Internet on Monday, we're being quite literal. According to YouTube, "Gangnam Style" ...

  17. Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America & Around the World: June 2014

    July 03, 2014 9:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 PSY sweeps, but acts touring America climb up the U.S. ranking Led by the YouTube King himself, K-pop acts racked up millions of views throughout June. Unsurprisingly, PSY's "Hangover" video was the most viewed K-pop music video both ...

  18. Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' No. 1 On Hot 100 For Fourth Week; PSY Debuts In Top 30

    June 18, 2014 1:41 PM EDT 5.617 k 410 0 The Australian rapper rules again with "Fancy," while staying at No. 2 as featured on Ariana Grande's "Problem." Plus, Korean rap star PSY returns with Snoop Dogg on "Hangover" Iggy Azalea spends a fourth w ...

  19. Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' No. 1 On Hot 100 For Fourth Week; PSY Debuts In Top 30

    June 18, 2014 1:38 PM EDT Iggy Azalea spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fancy," featuring Charli XCX, and holds at No. 2 as a featured act on Ariana Grande's "Problem." "Fancy" also takes over atop the Radio Son ...

  20. PSY Preps 'Fun, Dance' Single 'Daddy' for August

    June 11, 2014 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Will it be another summer of "Gangnam Style"-like mania? If you're one of the millions who watched PSY and Snoop Dogg's new "Hangover" video, then you caught the message about the K-pop superstar's upcoming new sin ...

  21. 'Heavy Drinker' PSY Knew Snoop Dogg Was Perfect for 'Hangover' (Video Q&A)

    June 10, 2014 1:44 PM EDT 30.707 k 94 1 You gotta hand it to PSY . The Korean superstar behind "Gangnam Style" writes about what he knows, with boozing it up being one of his particular areas of expertise.  "Yes, I'm a heavy drinker," PSY tells Billboard i ...

  22. PSY Debuts New Alcohol-Fueled ‘Hangover’ Video with Snoop Dogg: Watch

    June 08, 2014 8:23 PM EDT 17.056 k 462 5 Drunken brawling. Tipping shot glasses like dominoes. Swimming naked in fountains. Skipping around street carnivals. Wild karaoke. Kung fu in pool halls. Swirling dance beats. And, of course, Snoop Dogg. PSY's 'Gangnam Style' ...

  23. PSY, Snoop Dogg to Debut 'Hangover' June 8

    June 02, 2014 12:27 PM EDT 21.18 k 727 0 Just after his video for "Gangnam Style" surpassed the two billion views mark , PSY has announced rollout plans for a brand new single featuring none other than Snoop Dogg. The new song is called "Hangover" and fans will ...

  24. Lady Gaga Joining PSY, 2NE1 at Summer Music Festival in Seoul

    April 15, 2014 10:24 AM EDT Lady Gaga will join some of the biggest names in K-pop at a music festival in South Korea this summer. YG Entertainment announced on Tuesday that Gaga will headline day two of the AIA Real Life: Now Festival, slated to take over Seoul's Jamsi ...

  25. PSY Completes New Album

    December 13, 2013 5:15 AM EST 3 1 0 Amid rumors that PSY is readying for a comeback, the South Korean musician’s local agency confirmed that the “Gangnam Style” star has finally completed recording his next album. Local media reports speculate that the singer may unveil his work durin ...

  26. Ylvis' 'The Fox' Is YouTube's Top Trending Video of 2013

    December 11, 2013 1:49 PM EST Ylvis still doesn't know what the fox says, but the Norwegian duo can take comfort: Its viral hit exploring that question has been named YouTube's top trending video of 2013. Also in the top trending videos category revealed Wednesday: a ...

  27. A$AP Rocky, G-Dragon Named Style Icons at Top Asian Awards

    October 25, 2013 12:37 AM EDT A$AP Rocky and G-Dragon accepted prizes at the 2013 Style Icon Awards held Thursday in the South Korean capital. The U.S. hip-hop artist visited the country for the first time for the internationally broadcast event, calling it a meaningful feat f ...

  28. PSY & Steven Tyler Record Collaboration

    October 16, 2013 8:53 PM EDT "Aerosmith were my lifetime role models and now I'm collaborating with Steven Tyler. What the fuck, man?," the K-pop phenom told Italy's L'Uomo Vogue In what may be the most unexpected, and possibly most epic, East meet ...

  29. K-Pop's Global Popularity Grows, Year After PSY's 'Gangnam Style'

    July 16, 2013 9:10 AM EDT It's been a year already? As of this morning, July 15, PSY's viral phenom "Gangnam Style" is officially one year old. The video is already the most-viewed video ever on YouTube and was the first clip ever to surpass 1 billio ...

  30. K-Pop's Profile Expands Exponentially, All Thanks to Psy

    July 15, 2013 11:53 AM EDT It's been a year already? As of this morning, July 15, Psy's viral phenom "Gangnam Style" is officially one year old. The video is already the most-viewed video ever on YouTube and was the first clip ever to surpass 1 billion ...

  31. PSY Reaches 3 Billion YouTube Views

    July 11, 2013 7:28 PM EDT PSY jumps up Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, flying 29-6 on the tally, as his YouTube channel hits a major milestone. During the charting week ending July 14, PSY's channel broke the 3 billion views mark and became the fifth ch ...

  32. PSY Reaches 3 Billion YouTube Views

    July 11, 2013 7:00 PM EDT PSY jumps up Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, flying 29-6 on the tally, as his YouTube channel hits a major milestone. During the charting week ending July 14, PSY's channel broke the 3 billion views mark and became the fifth chann ...

  33. SESAC Latina Music Awards Honor Barreras, Casal, PSY and More

    June 24, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Casualness and glamour commingled at the annual SESAC Latina Music awards, which took place June 19 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, and featured performances by regional Mexican up and comers Voz de Mando, Spanish diva Luz Casal and s ...

  34. MuchMusic Video Awards: Drake Surprises and Wins Big, PSY Retires 'Gentleman'

    June 17, 2013 9:20 AM EDT Drake made a surprise appearance, Avril Lavigne thanked her dad, and PSY said farewell thee "Gentleman" at the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto last night, a massive outdoor celebration that shut down the streets around the Bell Me ...

  35. Taylor Swift To Present At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 06, 2013 9:15 AM EDT Taylor Swift will present an award at the upcoming MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The country star will make the appearance during her 'Red' tour. And added to the performers lineup at the MMVAs on Wednesday was Aussie singer Cody Si ...

  36. PSY to Co-Host the MuchMusic Video Awards

    May 16, 2013 2:11 PM EDT Giddy-up. The MuchMusic Video Awards are going "Gangnam Style." International phenom PSY has just been tapped to co-host the Canadian awards show June 16 that is one giant party on the streets of downtown Toronto, right outside MuchMusic ...

  37. 'Gangnam Style' Was 'An Accident', PSY Tells Harvard University Students

    May 10, 2013 12:58 AM EDT South Korean rapper PSY was welcomed to Harvard University on Thursday night by hundreds of screaming and shouting students and fans, as the "Gangnam Style" star participated in a conversation inside an ornate church dedicated to the mem ...

  38. Chart Moves: PSY Tumbles On Hot 100; Sara Bareilles Previews New Album; George Jones Back On Hot Country Songs

    May 03, 2013 12:47 PM EDT As previously reported , P!nk's "Just Give Me a Reason," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess, spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Who else makes noteworthy moves on the Hot 100 and other song charts this week?   - ...

  39. Selena Gomez Gets Big Gain on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    April 25, 2013 9:54 PM EDT Selena Gomez flies 22-5 on the Social 50 chart this week, earning the singer/actress her highest rank (No. 5) since Nov. 24, 2012. The chart surge is owed in part to a performance of the track on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" (Ap ...

  40. Michael Buble Opens At No. 1 on U.K. Albums Chart

    April 22, 2013 6:55 AM EDT Michael Bublé sold 121,000 copies of “To Be Loved” (Reprise/Warner Music) in the U.K. last week to claim his third No. 1 album there, as the Official Charts Company’s new data was published Sunday. It’s both the fastest-selling artist album of ...

  41. PSY 'Gentleman' Music Video: Watch the Follow-Up Visual to 'Gangnam Style'

    April 13, 2013 9:00 AM EDT 6.111 k 640 19 The new music video features choreography based around 2009 K-pop hit "Abracadabra" by Brown Eyed Girls The love for PSY's "Gangnam Style" certainly hasn't slowed with the horsey dance video currently at over 1 ...

  42. PSY Announces New Single Release Date

    March 08, 2013 3:10 PM EST Follow-up single to "Gangnam Style" due April 13 On March 8, PSY teased his 2.3 million Twitter followers with a message announcing his hotly anticipated follow-up single to the viral smash "Gangnam Style": Allright PPL~!!! ...

  43. Prodigy, Stone Roses Play A Soggy Future Music Festival Opener

    March 03, 2013 11:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Prodigy and the Stone Roses made a big splash Saturday as the Future Music Festival launched its Australian trek in appalling weather. On what turned out to be an incident-filled day, headliner DJ Avicii was a last-minute cancellation, as the st ...

  44. Lee Seung Gi Talks Making K-Pop Hot 100 History, PSY's Influence and 2013 Plans

    February 07, 2013 6:01 PM EST "I'm still a bit puzzled," he says At the ripe age of 26, Lee Seung Gi is a veteran in the Korean entertainment industry for accomplishments across multiple platforms. He's earned titles throughout his nine-year career inlcuding ...

  45. Universal Signs New Agreement With Republic's Monte and Avery Lipman

    February 04, 2013 11:19 AM EST Universal Music Group has signed new long-term agreements with Republic Records founders Monte Lipman and Avery Lipman as they become Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and President & Chief Operating Officer, respectively, of the company ...

  46. What the Music Business Can Learn From the Gaming and Gambling Industries

    February 04, 2013 10:22 AM EST Hany Nada is founding partner of GGV Capital, a global, expansion–stage venture firm based in Silicon Valley and Shanghai with $1.6B under management. Billboard.biz welcomes responsible content – contact jem.aswad@billboard.com with ideas. Wh ...

  47. HyunA Talks U.S. Debut, Filming With PSY & Being Labeled Overrated

    January 31, 2013 6:15 PM EST The "Gangnam Style" video star sits down for a candid interview As a girl group member, solo singer, and a special co-starring role in "Gangnam Style" (the most watched YouTube video ever,) HyunA has become one of the most vi ...

  48. Backbeat: The Orchard Rocks Villa Party At MIDEM

    January 27, 2013 8:11 AM EST In what has become a MIDEM tradition, The Orchard held its annual reception at the Villa D’Estelle in Cannes Saturday night to officially kick off three nights of festivities. This year’s party was perhaps the most packed yet, with music label, p ...

  49. Business Matters: Google Says 'Gangnam Style' Video Has Earned Over $8 Million

    January 23, 2013 3:11 PM EST Make that twice in a row PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has been mentioned in a Google earnings call. During Google's fourth quarter earnings call Tuesday afternoon, Google senior VP and chief business officer Nikesh Arora said, & ...

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