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Oppa Gangnam Style: What Exactly Happened To Psy?

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On July 15, 2012, “Gangnam Style” debuted and instantly became a runaway success. For K-Pop artist Psy, it elevated him to superstar status in no time. At this year’s Winter Olympics, the song made a surprising comeback during the Parade of Nations. As the internet blew up over the song choice, many people have been wondering what happened to Psy since that breakthrough song. Well, we’ll tell you!

Hits For Days

“Gangnam Style” wasn’t the only song that was a hit for Psy in the States. In 2013, his single “Gentleman” peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His 2014 song with Snoop Dogg (“Hangover”) and his 2015 track with 2NE1’s CL (“Daddy”) also entered the Hot 100 chart.

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Delivering The Music

Psy still makes an impact on the World Albums chart. His 2015 album Chiljip Psy-da, which includes appearances from Ed Sheeran and will.i.ampeaked at number six on the chart. His 2017 album 4X2=8, which features Big Bang members G-Dragon and Taeyang, debuted at number five.

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Stadium Legend

Psy still sells out performances in his home country of South Korea. Annually, the artist will have performances surrounding his birthday, which is on New Year’s Eve. Recently, he’s performed at the 11,000-capacity Jamsil Indoor Stadium and the 26,000 capacity Busan Sajik Baseball Stadium.  He hasn’t performed in North America since 2013, though.

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10 Million Strong

In 2017, Psy gained the coveted Diamond Play Button from YouTube. With over 10 million subscribers, he became the first Asian solo artist to have this honor. Aside from “Gangnam Style,” other videos that have earned massive views include “Gentleman” with one billion views and “Oppa Is Just My Style” with 710 million views.

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Let The Money Flow

“Gangnam Style” still brings the artist some cold hard cash. Since its release, the song has earned him over $50 million from ad revenue and song placement. Before the song, Psy was still making some great money with YG Entertainment. In 2012, he gained $28 million from his contract deal.

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