Thursday, 4 July 2013

Oppan Gangnam Style

             A recent album that has won million hearts goes "OPPAN GANGNAM STYLE...........". Well, the actual meaning of Gangnam Style refers to the lifestyle in Gangnam district of Seoul,where people are trendy and hip. This album, sung by the Korean singer PSY(short for PSYCHO) was released on July 15,2012. By December 2012 "Gangnam Style" became the first song to have a billion likes in YouTube. It was also recognized by the Guinness World Records as the most liked video on YouTube

            It  is the only song to outshine Justin Bieber's "BABY" as the most viewed song. Gangnam Style became so popular only because of PSY's haunting and hilarious moves and the captivating music. His moves were adopted by the leaders like Obama, David cameroon and Ban-ki-Moon as a symbol of peace. The American Council on Exercise estimated that dancing Gangnam Style will burn 150-200 calories per hour. According to the Bank of Korea, the country's services account recorded a surplus of USD 2.3 billion in the first nine months of this year, compared to a deficit of USD 4.5 billion last year. This was mainly due to the growing influence and popularity of K-pop songs such as "Gangnam Style".
           After the release of "Gangnam Style", the American talent manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Justin Bieber on YouTube, asked on Twitter "How did I not sign this guy (PSY)".

The Hindi version of the Gangnam Style has been introduced in the film "RANGREZZ" directed by Priyadharshan, produced by Vashu Bhagnani and starring Jacky Bhagnani and Priya Anand. This song has also become fanatical among the Indians but with folkish steps and a different picturization.


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