Psy Explains Why He Still Doesnt Know Why Gangnam Style Is So Popular In 5th Anniversary Interview

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PSY Explains Why He Still Doesnt Know Why Gangnam Style Is So Popular In 5th Anniversary Interview
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PSY Explains Why He Still Doesnt Know Why Gangnam Style Is So Popular In 5th Anniversary Interview

Five years ago today, PSY released the MV for his immensely popular track Gangnam Style, which would take the whole world by storm and become one of the biggest, and most unexpected, cultural phenomenons of recent history. Although his MV was recently dethroned as the most-watched video on YouTube, there is no doubting the significant and lasting impact his song had.

The artist recently talked to Billboard about Gangnam Style being a game-changer for his career and why he still doesnt understand why exactly the track is popular.

Park Bo Young Explains Why She Doesnt Do Social Media And Why She Has Low Self Esteem
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Park Bo Young Explains Why She Doesnt Do Social Media And Why She Has Low Self Esteem

During on interview on April 18, actress Park Bo Young talked about her feelings regarding the completion of JTBCs Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, self-esteem, and why she doesnt do social media.

The actress said, It still doesnt really feel like [the drama] is over. I felt it a little bit when we watched the last episode all together and everyone was clapping and hugging each other afterwards.

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In terms of why she still doesnt do social media, the actress said, My fans are always upset because I dont do projects frequently and because I dont use social media. So, lately, Ive been using V Live to interact with my fans. Since V Live is a broadcast, Im able to think about what I want to say and always try to think about what I should and shouldnt say on a broadcast.

PSY Collaborates With G-Dragon, Taeyang, Lee Sung Kyung, iKON & Tablo For Comeback Album; 'Gangnam Style' Singer To Release Album May 10
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PSY Collaborates With G-Dragon, Taeyang, Lee Sung Kyung, iKON & Tablo For Comeback Album; 'Gangnam Style' Singer To Release Album May 10

PSY may have made his fans wait for a year and a half before coming out with a new album but his latest material comes stacked with high-end collaborations. It is said that no less than superstars G-Dragon, Taeyang, Tablo and Lee Sung Kyung will be featured artists in PSY's comeback album.

According to a report by Korea Herald, PSY's upcoming studio album will be entitled "4X2=8" which may be a play on the number 8, as the new album is the artist's eighth studio album. The comeback album promises to be an exciting one given the amount of talent featured in the lineup. The roster also shows the collaboration of artists under the YG Entertainment label.

PSY Discusses The Negative Impact That The Worldwide Hit Song Gangnam Style Left Him
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PSY Discusses The Negative Impact That The Worldwide Hit Song Gangnam Style Left Him

Singer PSY became honest about how his mega-hit song Gangnam Style affected him.

On the recent episode of Ask Us Anything on May 13, the singer confessed, The hardest time after my debut was during Gangnam Style promotions. Even I didnt know the song would be such a hit. I just did it for fun and it became too big. Then the anticipation for my next release increased, and it scared me.

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The star explained, It felt like it was my birthday and the day never seemed to end. Metaphorically speaking, I went up without preparing a parachute. I didnt know I would go up that high.

PSY Reveals Gangnam Style Was The Most Difficult Point Of His Career
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PSY Reveals Gangnam Style Was The Most Difficult Point Of His Career

PSY revealed that the most difficult time since his debut was when he promoted in the United States with Gangnam Style.

In a recent episode of JTBCs Knowing Bros, PSY revealed that he suffered a lot of stress and pressure after seeing Gangnam Style blow up in popularity across the world.

He explained that he felt scared afterward, especially because more and more people started expecting more from him and were anxious to see his next release.