When did the song Gangnam Style came out?
Gangnam Style by Korean pop artist, PSY, was released on July 15, 2012. The music video has over 240 million views, and the views keep climbing.
Gangnam is a district in Seoul, Korea that artist PSY compares to Beverly Hills. The song describes the trendy lifestyle in Gangnam where some people try to maintain an image by spending a lot of money on certain luxuries, but then they go home and eat ramen or rice for dinner. The catchy refrain “Oppan Gangnam style,” means “big brother is Gangnam style.”
On September 15, 2012, the song became the first Korean pop song to hold the #1 position on the iTunes singles chart.