Madonna and Psy, Music's Political Leaders Together On Stage

'Gangnam Style' Psy joined Madonna on stage yesterday (13th Nov. 2012) where her MDNA tour has reached New York, at Madison Square Garden, reports New York Daily News. 

Over the years Madonna has been vilified and praised for her interesting manner in which she proclaims her political inclinations. This year the use of a swastika in her tour came under fire in France, pointing a fake gun at a crowd in Denver was also met with swathes of criticism and her very vocal support of Barack Obama did nothing for her popularity at the New Orleans leg of the tour. In a similarly political slant, the Gangnam Style South Korean star Psy was awarded the Okgwan Order of Cultural Merit by South Korea's Culture Ministry, earlier this month, for increasing interest in South Korea and knowledge of the country's pop music, reports the BBC. 

However, unlike Madonna's political advocations, which are entirely under her own steam, Psy seems intimidated by the whole ordeal. Speaking to BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat he said "They are saying that I am making history for the country right now so all of a sudden I just became the guy who is representing one country and that is really heavy pressure and I don't want to live like that." He also admitted to being something of a 'badass' before international success hit. 

At the show in New York Madonna said "Psy! I'm a very big fan of yours. I've never been out to Korea, but I'll have to do it one day." To which he replied : "That's so sweet... I have to say this: In the last couple of months I've experienced so many things, but now I'm at MSG with Madonna!" The pair then performed Madonna's hit 'Music'. 


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