Gangnam Style is a 2012 K-pop single by Korean musician PSY. The song was released on July 15, 2012 and debuted at number one on the Gaon Chart.
The music video has been viewed over 295 million times on YouTube as of September 27, 2012, making it the site’s most watched K-pop video in history.
Gangnam Style is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district of Seoul, where people are trendy, hip and exude a certain supposed “class”. The term was listed in Time’s weekly vocabulary list as a manner associated with lavish lifestyles in Seoul’s Gangnam district.
The song talks about “the perfect girlfriend who knows when to be refined and when to get wild.