1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. '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 ...

  6. 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' ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. '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 ...

  22. 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?   -- ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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~!!! ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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, & ...

  34. PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Wins Korean Top Song Award

    January 17, 2013 9:15 AM EST 0 4 0 Ceremony held at Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit. Rapper PSY's worldwide smash "Gangnam Style" has been crowned song of the year by South Korea's music industry association.   The viral sensation that became an inter ...

  35. Adele, Gotye Top SoundScan Year-End Charts in Canada

    January 11, 2013 6:26 PM EST The year-end sales and airplay data from Nielsen Soundscan Canada for 2012 (the 52-week period Jan. 2 to Dec. 30) finds Adele sitting at No. 1 for 2012's top-selling albums for "21." Joining Adele - whose album sold 457,000 units - ...

  36. Calvin Harris Returns to No. 1 on UK Chart, Ed Sheeran Leaps to Top 3

    January 07, 2013 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Emeli Sande Claims Record for Most Consecutive Weeks in Top 10 for a Debut Solo Artist Album Scottish producer-DJ Calvin Harris ' "18 Months," which debuted atop the U.K. album chart in November, returned to the summit yesterday (Sund ...

  37. PSY Brings Hammer, Video Actors in for 'Finale' of 'Gangnam Style'

    January 01, 2013 2:45 AM EST 3 1 0 Has America seen the last of "Gangnam Style"? Korean rapper PSY performed the song that spawned a billion YouTube views during "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" on Monday night in NYC -- an occasion he has call ...

  38. Emeli Sande's 'Our Version of Events' Tops UK Charts, Is Year's Best-Seller

    December 31, 2012 6:10 AM EST The final U.K. charts of 2012, published Sunday (Dec. 30), showed Emeli Sandé's "Our Version Of Events" (Virgin/EMI) maintaining its place at No. 1 and as the bestselling artist album of the year. "X Factor" winner James A ...

  39. 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve': A Special Backstage Preview

    December 31, 2012 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 NEW YORK -- "New Year's Rockin' Eve" producer Larry Klein stands beside the second-floor window of the studio overlooking Times Square on a miserably cold December 29th, gesturing to the outdoor stage at the intersection of Broad ...

  40. 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve': A Special Backstage Preview With Producer Larry Klein

    December 30, 2012 6:01 PM EST The indoor set for "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013," Saturday afternoon (Photo: Jatnna Nunez) NEW YORK -- "New Year's Rockin' Eve" producer Larry Klein stands beside the sec ...

  41. The Beat 12/27: Whitney Houston, PSY Top Google Trend List

    December 27, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Welcome to the Thursday, December 27 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. As ...

  42. Justice Collective Wins UK's Xmas Single Title; Emeli Sande Has Top Album, 2012's Best Seller

    December 24, 2012 7:58 AM EST The U.K.'s much sought-after Christmas No. 1 crown was won yesterday (Sunday) by the Justice Collective's cover of the Hollies' 1969 hit "He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother" (Metropolis). Emeli Sandé's "Our ...

  43. The Year In Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 21, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift broke a longstanding record on Country Songs, as did Lil Wayne on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Plus, new artists continued to break through. Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headl ...

  44. Adele Named AP Entertainer of the Year

    December 20, 2012 10:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year. In 132 ballots submitted b ...

  45. Morning Fix: Jenni Rivera Memorial; Glassnote Being Courted; New SiriusXM CEO's Challenges; 2012's Best Start-ups

    December 20, 2012 7:45 AM EST Subscribe to Billboard's free Morning Fix email and other music-business newsletter HERE JENNI RIVERA HONORED BY FANS AND STARS IN EMOTIONAL MEMORIAL: The memorial commemorating the life of Jenni Rivera was as dramatic and colorful as the art ...

  46. Billboard.Biz Readers' Survey Results, Part 1: Most Important Event of 2012

    December 19, 2012 7:00 AM EST As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2012 - and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. Rather than dropping all of that knowledge in one big pile, we're publi ...

  47. 'Gangnam Style' Leads YouTube's Top Trending Videos of 2012

    December 18, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0   While browsing videos on YouTube the past day you may have noticed that the site's icon in the upper lefthand corner has been taken over by a .gif of PSY and his all too familiar dance. Following this link reveals "YouTube in Rewind 2012 ...

  48. Best Songs of 2012: Watch Katy Perry, One Direction & More Pick Favorites

    December 18, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 The end of 2012 is fast approaching, and stars from different genres -- pop, hip-hop, country and more -- spoke to Billboard, revealing their favorite songs of the year. Fun.'s "Some Nights" was the clear frontrunner, with Andy Gramme ...

  49. Whitney Houston, PSY, Hurricane Sandy Were Most-Googled Terms in 2012

    December 13, 2012 12:37 AM EST The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. Whitney Houston was the " ...

  50. Whitney Houston, PSY Top Google's 2012 Trends

    December 12, 2012 9:42 PM EST 0 0 0 The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. Whitney Houston was the "to ...

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