He then sings in front of two men playing Korean chess , dances with a woman at a tennis court, and bounces around on a tour bus of seniors. It was voted the 12th best single of 2012 by 's 40th annual. Archived from on December 21, 2012. Select Platinum in the Certification field. It's interesting that it has been a long time since a non-English song made it big on Western charts, in addition it comes with dance moves.
In its 24th week, it climbed back to the top, giving it its 8th week in that position. The International Business Times Inc. Archived from on October 7, 2016. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from on December 2, 2012.
The song was one of the best songs of the year on pop critics' list and 's No. Psy sings to the girl at a night club as people in various costumes walk behind them. Archived from on January 12, 2013. To clarify, if your name was, for example, Peter and you Peter were singing the song, you'd be singing about yourself as 'Peter, Peter is Gangnam Style. Archived from on November 26, 2012.
Archived from on October 2, 2013. Select singles in the Format field. The English lyrics below are a translation but as yet, no English language version of the song was released. At the event Psy taught Formula One drivers and how to perform the dance. Archived from on September 30, 2013.
And as I mentioned to President Park, my daughters have taught me a pretty good Gangnam Style. For the week of November 24, the song dropped to number five on the Hot 100, despite leading in sales with 188,000 downloads. Archived from on May 31, 2014. Archived from on February 13, 2013. In such a case I was also thinking of playing Gangnam Style-dance so that everybody would stop and dance.
We also see some women walking backward, a popular way to exercise in South Korea. According to the Department's Assistant Secretary, Dr. Psy, real name Park Jae-sang, grew up in comfortable middle-class circumstances, but fell on hard times and in his early career attracted controversy. If some people don't like it, they don't have to listen to it and they don't have to make pointless comments what is that for? The single spent 22 straight weeks in the top ten of the chart. Gaon Music Chart in Korean. On February 20, 2013, Billboard and Nielsen announced the addition of U. Another notable aspect that helped popularise the video was its comical dance moves that can be easily copied, such as the during the elevator scene.
In its third week, it rose to number two on the chart, topping the chart with a 60% increase to 301,000 downloads sold and climbing to number nine on chart. Hitparáda — Radio Top 100 Oficiálna. Archived from on June 26, 2017. Gaon Music Chart in Korean. Archived from on March 25, 2013. Stadium Legend Psy still sells out performances in his home country of South.
Archived from on September 28, 2012. Archived from on October 29, 2013. Besides all you really need to know are 'Hey Sexy Lady' and 'op, op, op. Archived from on October 17, 2012. For the week of January 12, 2013, powered by consumers purchasing some of 2012's most buzzworthy hits and radio airplay recounting the same in year-end retrospectives, the song resurged from number 19 to number six with its best weekly total 400,000 downloads sold, returning to the Hot 100's top ten after three weeks out of the top ten.