Psy - Psy Hates Pressure To Behave After Gangnam Fame

Pop sensation Psy is struggling to behave himself since finding fame and becoming an unofficial ambassador for his native South Korea.

The rapper has gained fans around the world since releasing catchy hit Gangnam Style in July (12), setting a new Guinness World Record for the most 'liked' YouTube.com video ever and landing the Ok-gwan Order of Cultural Merit in his home country.

However, Psy admits his popularity has come with a price - he now has to act responsibly at all times as South Korea's most famous cultural export.

He tells BBC Newsbeat, "Before Gangnam Style, they liked me (in South Korea) but I was not that good behaviour artist, or good attitude artist. I can say I was bada**...

"They are saying I'm making history for the country right now, so all of a sudden I just became the guy who's representing one country. That's really heavy pressure. I don't want to live like that! I'm not that responsible person. I hate the word responsibility, I really hate it.

"I wasn't responsible at all before Gangnam Style. When I wrote the song Gangnam Style, I didn't think about it to be responsible. This is just (a) funny song. And now, I gotta be good."


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Everything That's Wrong With The Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover" 4238394 News

In one of the oddest collaborations since Nelly gave country artist Tim McGraw a call and asked to bring his Louisiana drawl to the R&B track “Over And Over”, Snoop Dogg has teamed up with South Korean viral success Psy to unleash the track “Hangover” upon the world. It’s not the first time the G-funk master has produced a piece of work with an artist from disparate corners of the music world. He has previously teamed up with Miley Cyrus for the track “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks” during the rapper’s ill-conceived stint as adopting the Rastafarian lifestyle under the moniker of Snoop Lion.

Snoop Dogg at TAO nightclubSnoop Dogg and Psy's collaboration has been widely attacked by both of their respective fans.

Debuting in the US on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the video attained over 3.5 million views in 24 hours and currently boasts viewing figures of almost 25 million. But such figures are small fry for K-pop megastar Psy, who has become the first artist to break the 2 billion mark on Youtube. The video itself depicts Snoop and Psy trying various purported South Korean cures for the after effects of excessive inebriation, as well as their clips from their hedonistic exploits from the day before. As for the music itself, it contains all the tropes of Psy’s previous opus- blaring synthesizers and a skewed chorus hook designed to burrow into your brain and resolutely refuse to leave.

More: Snoop Dogg And MC Hammer Join Forces For Anti-Gun Campaign

Fans of both artists vented their disdain for their favoured musicians over Twitter and in the Youtube comments section. Predictably, Snoop fans were angered by his abandonment of hip-hop in order to go for the easy pop music buck and cries of “sell-out” have been levelled at the rapper. Dissenters have also been citing his readiness to put his face and name to numerous products, including most irksomely, an advert for car insurance. For fans of K-pop superstar Psy, especially those who have followed the Korean before he shot to fame via arguably the most astounding viral success in history, they were aggravated by the fact their hero is working with a US artist.

The collaboration seems hugely forced, as if the idea was the result of a brainstorming session between industry suits rather than a naturally occurring and organic creative process between the two popular cultural icons. What’s more, it seems like a desperate attempt by Snoop Dogg to reassert himself at the forefront of the latest viral trends. “Hangover” is quite simply ill-conceived and hugely unimaginative, a cookie cutter track of garish synth-pop. It’s an all too transparent attempt at a party anthem, the sound of writers straining to put together that hallowed radio/club crossover smash hit through glamourizing excessive alcohol abuse and bringing absolutely nothing new to the pop song canon aside from the image of Snoop Dogg brushing his teeth.

Watch: Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover"

In one of the oddest collaborations since Nelly gave country artist Tim McGraw a call and asked to bring his Louisiana drawl to the R&B track “Over And Over”, Snoop Dogg has teamed up with South Korean viral success Psy to unleash the track “Hangover” upon the world. It’s not the first time the G-funk master has produced a piece of work with an artist from disparate corners of the music world. He has previously teamed up with Miley Cyrus for the track “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks” during the rapper’s ill-conceived stint as adopting the Rastafarian lifestyle under the moniker of Snoop Lion.

Snoop Dogg at TAO nightclubSnoop Dogg and Psy's collaboration has been widely attacked by both of their respective fans.

Debuting in the US on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the video attained over 3.5 million views in 24 hours and currently boasts viewing figures of almost 25 million. But such figures are small fry for K-pop megastar Psy, who has become the first artist to break the 2 billion mark on Youtube. The video itself depicts Snoop and Psy trying various purported South Korean cures for the after effects of excessive inebriation, as well as their clips from their hedonistic exploits from the day before. As for the music itself, it contains all the tropes of Psy’s previous opus- blaring synthesizers and a skewed chorus hook designed to burrow into your brain and resolutely refuse to leave.

More: Snoop Dogg And MC Hammer Join Forces For Anti-Gun Campaign

Fans of both artists vented their disdain for their favoured musicians over Twitter and in the Youtube comments section. Predictably, Snoop fans were angered by his abandonment of hip-hop in order to go for the easy pop music buck and cries of “sell-out” have been levelled at the rapper. Dissenters have also been citing his readiness to put his face and name to numerous products, including most irksomely, an advert for car insurance. For fans of K-pop superstar Psy, especially those who have followed the Korean before he shot to fame via arguably the most astounding viral success in history, they were aggravated by the fact their hero is working with a US artist.

The collaboration seems hugely forced, as if the idea was the result of a brainstorming session between industry suits rather than a naturally occurring and organic creative process between the two popular cultural icons. What’s more, it seems like a desperate attempt by Snoop Dogg to reassert himself at the forefront of the latest viral trends. “Hangover” is quite simply ill-conceived and hugely unimaginative, a cookie cutter track of garish synth-pop. It’s an all too transparent attempt at a party anthem, the sound of writers straining to put together that hallowed radio/club crossover smash hit through glamourizing excessive alcohol abuse and bringing absolutely nothing new to the pop song canon aside from the image of Snoop Dogg brushing his teeth.

Watch: Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover"

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Psy Ft. Snoop Dogg - Hangover 4236120 Videos 9th June 2014

'Hangover' featuring Snoop Dogg is the follow-up single to Psy's previous release 'Gentleman' and features alongside a typically hilarious new video. The track is due to feature on his forthcoming new album which has yet to be announced.

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Norwegians Take Top Billing As YouTube Reveal Top Videos Of 2013 3992827 News

Taking into account views, shares, searches, likes and the number of positive comments attained by the most popular viral videos of the year, YouTube have compiled their list of the best videos of 2013. Taking all this into account, the online video giants have determined the video of the year, with the list including funny, shocking and some down right strange clips.

Ylvis
Bard Ylvisaker and Vegard Ylvisaker were the novelty hit of the year as Ylvis

We may have all gotten over it now, but the furore surrounding Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis when they released 'The Fox (What Does It Say)' held out long enough to ensure that they easily walked away with the top ranking video of the year. The novelty hit was shared across the web and has managed to amass more than 275 million views since it was uploaded to YouTube in September.

Wrecking Ball
This hilarious 'Wrecking Ball' spoof also made the list

The success of Ylvis was followed by another set of well-performing Norwegians, with the Norwegian army squadron's version of the 'Harlem Shake' being named the number two trending video of the year, drawing 95 million views. 'How Animals Eat Their Food' was at No. 3, with the Chatroulette version of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video and the 'baby&me' Evian commercial rounding off the top five. The full top ten (with links) is listed below.

1. Ylvis - 'The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)'

2. Harlem Shake (original army edition)

3. How Animals Eat Their Food

4. Miley Cyrus - 'Wrecking Ball' (Chatroulette Version)

5. 'baby&me,' the new evian film

6. Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme

7. The Lonely Island - 'YOLO' (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)

8. Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise

9. The NFL : Bad Lip Reading

10. Mozart vs Skrillex. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2

Next page: what were the top trending music videos of 2013?

As popular as those vids were, they were no match for the trending power of 2013's biggest music videos. Although he might not have managed to emulate the success of 'Gangnam Style,' K-Pop sensation Psy took home the top spot for a second year running thanks to the success of follow-up single 'Gentleman M/V.'

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Psy and Miley topped the music video list

Scoring over 598 million views since its April release, it managed to outdo its closest competitor by over 200 million views. Unsurprisingly, with Psy taking first place that is, Miley Cyrus took home the number two spot with her much-discussed 'Wrecking Ball' video. Cyrus also took home the no. 3 spot with her 'We Can't Stop' video, with her two majorly successful singles amassing over 396 million and 304 million views respectively.

Finishing up the top five was Katy Perry with the video for her comeback single 'Roar' taking the fourth spot and P!nk taking fifth place with her collaboration with Nate Ruess on 'Just Give Me A Reason.' The full top ten is available below.

Watch he video for Miley's track 'We Can't Stop'
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1. PSY - 'Gentleman M/V'

2. Miley Cyrus - 'Wrecking Ball'

3. Miley Cyrus - 'We Can't Stop'

4. Katy Perry - 'Roar'

5. P!nk - 'Just Give Me A Reason' ft. Nate Ruess

6. Robin Thicke - 'Blurred Lines' ft. T.I. & Pharrell

7. Rihanna - 'Stay' ft. Mikky Ekko

8. Naughty Boy - 'La La La' ft. Sam Smith

9. Selena Gomez - 'Come & Get It'

10. Avicii - 'Wake Me Up'

Taking into account views, shares, searches, likes and the number of positive comments attained by the most popular viral videos of the year, YouTube have compiled their list of the best videos of 2013. Taking all this into account, the online video giants have determined the video of the year, with the list including funny, shocking and some down right strange clips.

Ylvis
Bard Ylvisaker and Vegard Ylvisaker were the novelty hit of the year as Ylvis

We may have all gotten over it now, but the furore surrounding Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis when they released 'The Fox (What Does It Say)' held out long enough to ensure that they easily walked away with the top ranking video of the year. The novelty hit was shared across the web and has managed to amass more than 275 million views since it was uploaded to YouTube in September.

Wrecking Ball
This hilarious 'Wrecking Ball' spoof also made the list

The success of Ylvis was followed by another set of well-performing Norwegians, with the Norwegian army squadron's version of the 'Harlem Shake' being named the number two trending video of the year, drawing 95 million views. 'How Animals Eat Their Food' was at No. 3, with the Chatroulette version of Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video and the 'baby&me' Evian commercial rounding off the top five. The full top ten (with links) is listed below.

1. Ylvis - 'The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)'

2. Harlem Shake (original army edition)

3. How Animals Eat Their Food

4. Miley Cyrus - 'Wrecking Ball' (Chatroulette Version)

5. 'baby&me,' the new evian film

6. Volvo Trucks - The Epic Split feat. Van Damme

7. The Lonely Island - 'YOLO' (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)

8. Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise

9. The NFL : Bad Lip Reading

10. Mozart vs Skrillex. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2

Next page: what were the top trending music videos of 2013?

As popular as those vids were, they were no match for the trending power of 2013's biggest music videos. Although he might not have managed to emulate the success of 'Gangnam Style,' K-Pop sensation Psy took home the top spot for a second year running thanks to the success of follow-up single 'Gentleman M/V.'

PsyMiley Cyrus
Psy and Miley topped the music video list

Scoring over 598 million views since its April release, it managed to outdo its closest competitor by over 200 million views. Unsurprisingly, with Psy taking first place that is, Miley Cyrus took home the number two spot with her much-discussed 'Wrecking Ball' video. Cyrus also took home the no. 3 spot with her 'We Can't Stop' video, with her two majorly successful singles amassing over 396 million and 304 million views respectively.

Finishing up the top five was Katy Perry with the video for her comeback single 'Roar' taking the fourth spot and P!nk taking fifth place with her collaboration with Nate Ruess on 'Just Give Me A Reason.' The full top ten is available below.

Watch he video for Miley's track 'We Can't Stop'
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1. PSY - 'Gentleman M/V'

2. Miley Cyrus - 'Wrecking Ball'

3. Miley Cyrus - 'We Can't Stop'

4. Katy Perry - 'Roar'

5. P!nk - 'Just Give Me A Reason' ft. Nate Ruess

6. Robin Thicke - 'Blurred Lines' ft. T.I. & Pharrell

7. Rihanna - 'Stay' ft. Mikky Ekko

8. Naughty Boy - 'La La La' ft. Sam Smith

9. Selena Gomez - 'Come & Get It'

10. Avicii - 'Wake Me Up'

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The First Ever YouTube Music Awards Get Underway This Weekend - What Can You Expect From It? 3932866 News

The YouTube Music Awards will celebrate the achievements made online by both well-known and some more obscure (outside the world of viral videos) musicians for the first time this Sunday (3 Oct.) and the organisers have pulled out all the stops to make sure that the awards show starts with a bang. In fact, the awards show will be so extravagant that the man in charge of bringing it to life - Spike Jonze - doesn't even know what to expect.

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Spike Jonze (L) and Jason Schwartzman (R) are in control of the night in their respective roles

Jonze, the director of countless award-winning music videos such as Weezer's 'Buddy Holly' and 'Sabotage' by The Beastie Boys, has been brought in as creative director of the event, tasked with making the awards show one to remember and one to challenge the established musical showcases, such as the MTV VMAs. Alongside fellow music video veteran Chris Milk and executive producers Vice Media and Sunset Lane Entertainment, Jonze isn't planning on making a showcase that can be easily compared to the VMAs or the Billboard Awards, for example, as they are going for a completely unique take on the tried and tested music awards ceremony.

“None of us have done anything live before or an awards show - in a way we’re all like amateurs on YouTube ourselves, making our first video. So even if it’s messy, it’ll be live,” Jonze told Billboard ahead of the event. His sentiment is better explained though, once Milk weighs in with his description of some of the performances, with the likes of Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Tyler, the Creator and Avicii among the performers on the night.

Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire are among the performers

“You may not even see Arcade Fire, for example, until halfway through the song, or maybe Avicii will appear in his video but not as the character you would expect Avicii to be,” Milk explained, also speaking with Billboard. “Just like music videos, some are visually more of a narrative, and some are more about a really compelling performance from the artists. The audience who’s there can see it, but sometimes they’ll be looking at it on a screen.”

Read more about the YouTube Music Video Awards

As for the nominees, the awards show isn't actually that innovative on this front, with many well-established acts up for the bulk of the awards. Miley Cyrus, Macklemore and Justin Bieber all show up in the Video of the Year Award, alongside Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's epic rap battle. Meanwhile, the Artist of the Year offers no real surprises, with Katy Perry, Eminem, One Direction, Taylor Swift and Psy all up for the top gong on the night. The Innovation of the Year award on the other hand does offer some surprises, with Toro Y Moi, Bat For Lashes, Atoms For Peace, DeStorm and Anamanaguchi all up for this award.

The YouTube Music Video Awards will be hosted by Jason Schwartzman and will stream live on YouTube at 6pm on Sunday, 3 November.

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The YouTube Music Awards will celebrate the achievements made online by both well-known and some more obscure (outside the world of viral videos) musicians for the first time this Sunday (3 Oct.) and the organisers have pulled out all the stops to make sure that the awards show starts with a bang. In fact, the awards show will be so extravagant that the man in charge of bringing it to life - Spike Jonze - doesn't even know what to expect.

Spike JonzeJason Schwartzman
Spike Jonze (L) and Jason Schwartzman (R) are in control of the night in their respective roles

Jonze, the director of countless award-winning music videos such as Weezer's 'Buddy Holly' and 'Sabotage' by The Beastie Boys, has been brought in as creative director of the event, tasked with making the awards show one to remember and one to challenge the established musical showcases, such as the MTV VMAs. Alongside fellow music video veteran Chris Milk and executive producers Vice Media and Sunset Lane Entertainment, Jonze isn't planning on making a showcase that can be easily compared to the VMAs or the Billboard Awards, for example, as they are going for a completely unique take on the tried and tested music awards ceremony.

“None of us have done anything live before or an awards show - in a way we’re all like amateurs on YouTube ourselves, making our first video. So even if it’s messy, it’ll be live,” Jonze told Billboard ahead of the event. His sentiment is better explained though, once Milk weighs in with his description of some of the performances, with the likes of Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Tyler, the Creator and Avicii among the performers on the night.

Arcade Fire
Arcade Fire are among the performers

“You may not even see Arcade Fire, for example, until halfway through the song, or maybe Avicii will appear in his video but not as the character you would expect Avicii to be,” Milk explained, also speaking with Billboard. “Just like music videos, some are visually more of a narrative, and some are more about a really compelling performance from the artists. The audience who’s there can see it, but sometimes they’ll be looking at it on a screen.”

Read more about the YouTube Music Video Awards

As for the nominees, the awards show isn't actually that innovative on this front, with many well-established acts up for the bulk of the awards. Miley Cyrus, Macklemore and Justin Bieber all show up in the Video of the Year Award, alongside Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's epic rap battle. Meanwhile, the Artist of the Year offers no real surprises, with Katy Perry, Eminem, One Direction, Taylor Swift and Psy all up for the top gong on the night. The Innovation of the Year award on the other hand does offer some surprises, with Toro Y Moi, Bat For Lashes, Atoms For Peace, DeStorm and Anamanaguchi all up for this award.

The YouTube Music Video Awards will be hosted by Jason Schwartzman and will stream live on YouTube at 6pm on Sunday, 3 November.

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Psy: "If I'm Sad, I'm Drinking. If It's Raining, I'm Drinking" 3786838 News

Psy may appear the cartoonish pop hero of 2012, though it seems the 'Gangnam Style' singer has a vice just like anybody else: drinking, specifically.

His YouTube channel hit three billion views earlier this month, though it appears Psy is not immune to the pressures of success.

During a candid interview with The Sunday Times Magazine, the singer admitted that vodka is his "best friend."

"If I'm happy, I'm drinking, if I'm sad, I'm drinking. If it's raining, I'm drinking. If it's sunny, I'm drinking. If it's hot I'm drinking, if it's cold I'm drinking," adding that he is hung-over "a lot."

Psy named his poison of choice as a lovely little bottle of Korean vodka, calling it both his "best friend" and "vice partner."

The artist, 35, added that the only time he doesn't drink is "when I'm hung over."

Watch Psy chatting on the red-carpet:
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During the interview, the Gangnam Style singer also discussed his brief imprisonment in Korea in 2001 for possession of marijuana. Describing it as a "horrible fall," he added, "As an artist, the more experience, the better the creation. I'm a very positive person. So if s*** happens, I think maybe this happens because a huge amount of happiness is coming to me."

Despite not releasing an album or touring, AP estimated that Psy earned at least $8.1 million in 2012.

PsyPsy At The Much Music Video Awards

Psy
Psy In A Different Outfit At The Much Music Video Awards

Psy may appear the cartoonish pop hero of 2012, though it seems the 'Gangnam Style' singer has a vice just like anybody else: drinking, specifically.

His YouTube channel hit three billion views earlier this month, though it appears Psy is not immune to the pressures of success.

During a candid interview with The Sunday Times Magazine, the singer admitted that vodka is his "best friend."

"If I'm happy, I'm drinking, if I'm sad, I'm drinking. If it's raining, I'm drinking. If it's sunny, I'm drinking. If it's hot I'm drinking, if it's cold I'm drinking," adding that he is hung-over "a lot."

Psy named his poison of choice as a lovely little bottle of Korean vodka, calling it both his "best friend" and "vice partner."

The artist, 35, added that the only time he doesn't drink is "when I'm hung over."

Watch Psy chatting on the red-carpet:
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During the interview, the Gangnam Style singer also discussed his brief imprisonment in Korea in 2001 for possession of marijuana. Describing it as a "horrible fall," he added, "As an artist, the more experience, the better the creation. I'm a very positive person. So if s*** happens, I think maybe this happens because a huge amount of happiness is coming to me."

Despite not releasing an album or touring, AP estimated that Psy earned at least $8.1 million in 2012.

PsyPsy At The Much Music Video Awards

Psy
Psy In A Different Outfit At The Much Music Video Awards

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Radio Ga-Gangnam: Psy And Queen's Brian May To Collaborate? 3715622 News

Speaking in an interview with Radio 1's Scott Mills, Psy revealed he'd set up a brunch-date with the fuzzy haired guitarist, who played alongside Freddie Mercury in the 70s/80s rock band, Queen.

Describing himself as a "really huge fan" of Queen, Psy revealed he was going to have brunch with May yesterday (11th June).

When asked if the pair were meeting with a view to working together, Psy - real name Park Jae-sang - said "Seems like it. I don't know, I'm just going to eat tomorrow, but I'm super excited. The band was an inspiration to me since I was 14 or 15 until now."

May, ranked as one of the greatest guitarists of all time and a key figure in the recent UK badger cull opposition, may not be as enthusiastic considering his outspoken attitude towards manufactured popstars, having branded TV talent contest The Voice as "poisonous to the growth of young performers."

Describing the show as "absolutely the dullest, dumbest, most depressing programme on TV", disdainful May demonstrated his negative feelings towards the show's blind audition style; whereby judges turn their chairs around so they can judge only the singer's voice.

Known for his band's onstage extravagance, it's easy to see why May might take offence at The Voice's faceless style of auditioning. However, fellow artist Psy is also famed for his exuberantly flamboyant appearances: his bonkers video for 'Gangnam Style' passed the billion view mark last December.

K-Pop King Psy and Queen? A collaboration between the two would certainly be worth a listen - let's hope the brunch went well!  

PsyBrian May
K-Pop Megastar Psy [L] And Queen Guitarist, Brian May [R]. Could They Be Working Together?

Speaking in an interview with Radio 1's Scott Mills, Psy revealed he'd set up a brunch-date with the fuzzy haired guitarist, who played alongside Freddie Mercury in the 70s/80s rock band, Queen.

Describing himself as a "really huge fan" of Queen, Psy revealed he was going to have brunch with May yesterday (11th June).

When asked if the pair were meeting with a view to working together, Psy - real name Park Jae-sang - said "Seems like it. I don't know, I'm just going to eat tomorrow, but I'm super excited. The band was an inspiration to me since I was 14 or 15 until now."

May, ranked as one of the greatest guitarists of all time and a key figure in the recent UK badger cull opposition, may not be as enthusiastic considering his outspoken attitude towards manufactured popstars, having branded TV talent contest The Voice as "poisonous to the growth of young performers."

Describing the show as "absolutely the dullest, dumbest, most depressing programme on TV", disdainful May demonstrated his negative feelings towards the show's blind audition style; whereby judges turn their chairs around so they can judge only the singer's voice.

Known for his band's onstage extravagance, it's easy to see why May might take offence at The Voice's faceless style of auditioning. However, fellow artist Psy is also famed for his exuberantly flamboyant appearances: his bonkers video for 'Gangnam Style' passed the billion view mark last December.

K-Pop King Psy and Queen? A collaboration between the two would certainly be worth a listen - let's hope the brunch went well!  

PsyBrian May
K-Pop Megastar Psy [L] And Queen Guitarist, Brian May [R]. Could They Be Working Together?

12th June 2013 3642438
Heidi Klum Mobbed By Half-Nude Women's Rights Demonstrators 3696020 News

Heidi Klum was mobbed by equal rights protestors bearing Heidi Hate messages across their naked torsos during a crucial moment on 'Germany's Next Top Model' yesterday (May 31st 2013).

The supermodel was about to name the winner of the modelling competition on live television when two topless female demonstrators for FEMEN burst onto the stage to shout at her with the angry message on their chests reading 'Heidi Horror Picture Show'. The organisation they were rallying for was a Ukrainian group who regularly coordinate naked and topless campaigns in defence of equality between men and women. Though the incident was cut from the live recording, Heidi kept her cool and quipped to the audience, 'I have just been seeing boobies in front of me. Too bad it happened at this special moment!'

The protestors seemed to be the only ones who disliked Heidi, however, with 'Gangnam Style' rapper Psy Tweeting a picture of the two of them with the caption: '[Heidi Klum] stoped by my green room and said "ThankU psy". She's so beautiful & nice at the same time!! #Unfair lol'. Heidi also Tweeted a photo of herself and Bruno Mars saying, 'Thank you for a great performance on my show last night in Germany [Bruno Mars] You are a really cool dude!'

Heidi KlumHeidi Klum At The Cannes Film Festival

Heidi Klum was mobbed by equal rights protestors bearing Heidi Hate messages across their naked torsos during a crucial moment on 'Germany's Next Top Model' yesterday (May 31st 2013).

The supermodel was about to name the winner of the modelling competition on live television when two topless female demonstrators for FEMEN burst onto the stage to shout at her with the angry message on their chests reading 'Heidi Horror Picture Show'. The organisation they were rallying for was a Ukrainian group who regularly coordinate naked and topless campaigns in defence of equality between men and women. Though the incident was cut from the live recording, Heidi kept her cool and quipped to the audience, 'I have just been seeing boobies in front of me. Too bad it happened at this special moment!'

The protestors seemed to be the only ones who disliked Heidi, however, with 'Gangnam Style' rapper Psy Tweeting a picture of the two of them with the caption: '[Heidi Klum] stoped by my green room and said "ThankU psy". She's so beautiful & nice at the same time!! #Unfair lol'. Heidi also Tweeted a photo of herself and Bruno Mars saying, 'Thank you for a great performance on my show last night in Germany [Bruno Mars] You are a really cool dude!'

Heidi KlumHeidi Klum At The Cannes Film Festival

31st May 2013 3685807
Cheeky Psy Look-A-Like Manages To Blag His Way Into The Cannes Film Festival 3685907 News

A man who looks slightly similar to Psy decided to don his fanciest tuxedo and most outlandish sunglasses to see if he could blag his way into the Cannes Film Festival this week. As ridiculous as that sounds, the man's plan worked like a charm, with the impostor Psy managing to blag his way into some of the glitziest events in the South of France and even managed to walk away with all manner of free gifts from companies looking to get their name out.

Although it sounds as though the story was taken straight from The Onion, the only reason the fake Psy was found out about was because the real South Korea K-Pop star caught wind of the impostor and alerted the press via his Twitter account. The real Psy, who is currently in Singapore, took to his Twitter page on Wednesday (May 22) to call out the fake Psy, writing; "seems like there's another ME at cannes...say Hi to him @scooterbraun lol #PSYinSINGAPORE."

What is particularly funny about this story, bar the fact that a man talked his way into Cannes, is that the impostor genuinely looks nothing like Psy. Still, that didn't stop the wannabe 'Gangnam Style' singer from mixing with the stars and posing for photos with fans, with just about everybody getting duped by the fake Psy. Even Skyfall actress Naomie Harris Tweeted a picture of herself with 'non-Psy' at a party on Tuesday (May 21), with many others falling for the act and posting pictures of the impostor online too. We're not sure if people were just being polite or stupid, but how a man whose only resemblance to Psy is his girth and ethnicity managed to fool so many people is beyond us.

Organisers for the festival have yet to comment on the fiasco, and frankly who can blame them. If anyone reading this bares any resemblance to a celebrity then we insist that you travel to the French Riviera and see how far you get. Lets make a game of it.

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Fake Psy . Could you tell the difference?

A man who looks slightly similar to Psy decided to don his fanciest tuxedo and most outlandish sunglasses to see if he could blag his way into the Cannes Film Festival this week. As ridiculous as that sounds, the man's plan worked like a charm, with the impostor Psy managing to blag his way into some of the glitziest events in the South of France and even managed to walk away with all manner of free gifts from companies looking to get their name out.

Although it sounds as though the story was taken straight from The Onion, the only reason the fake Psy was found out about was because the real South Korea K-Pop star caught wind of the impostor and alerted the press via his Twitter account. The real Psy, who is currently in Singapore, took to his Twitter page on Wednesday (May 22) to call out the fake Psy, writing; "seems like there's another ME at cannes...say Hi to him @scooterbraun lol #PSYinSINGAPORE."

What is particularly funny about this story, bar the fact that a man talked his way into Cannes, is that the impostor genuinely looks nothing like Psy. Still, that didn't stop the wannabe 'Gangnam Style' singer from mixing with the stars and posing for photos with fans, with just about everybody getting duped by the fake Psy. Even Skyfall actress Naomie Harris Tweeted a picture of herself with 'non-Psy' at a party on Tuesday (May 21), with many others falling for the act and posting pictures of the impostor online too. We're not sure if people were just being polite or stupid, but how a man whose only resemblance to Psy is his girth and ethnicity managed to fool so many people is beyond us.

Organisers for the festival have yet to comment on the fiasco, and frankly who can blame them. If anyone reading this bares any resemblance to a celebrity then we insist that you travel to the French Riviera and see how far you get. Lets make a game of it.

Psy
Fake Psy . Could you tell the difference?

24th May 2013 3678803
Will The Real Psy Please Stand Up? Fraud Exposed At Cannes! [Pictures] 3685659 News

It looks like Psy has a mimic, with the South Korean rapper denying his alleged apperance at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival despite there being several photos of the star apparently showing his face.

The South Korean star has an ample fanbase after the video for his track 'Gangnam Style' went viral, earning it the title of most viewed video on YouTube and the first to reach 1 billion views. It's no surprise then that people are after a slice of his global glory as one look-a-like decided to use his appearance to blag his way on to the red carpet alongside an entourage of fake security. Nobody seemed to suspect a thing and many fans and fellow celebrities stopped to have their photo taken with him. 

However, when the star took to Twitter, there was to be a lot of red faces of those who had let themselves be duped: 'seems like there's another ME at cannes...say Hi to him @scooterbraun lol #PSYinSINGAPORE', he wrote to his followers revealing that he was, in fact, pretty much on the other side of the world. He later revealed that his manager Scooter Braun was not fooled, posting a snap of the imposter with the caption: 'Here the picture of #fakePSYinCannes spotted by @scooterbraun!! Lol #realPSYinSingapore'. Awkward!

Check out the photos of the fake 'Psy' below:

PsyWill The Real Psy Please Stand Up?

Psy
The Fake Psy Looks Identical To The South Korean Rapper!

It looks like Psy has a mimic, with the South Korean rapper denying his alleged apperance at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival despite there being several photos of the star apparently showing his face.

The South Korean star has an ample fanbase after the video for his track 'Gangnam Style' went viral, earning it the title of most viewed video on YouTube and the first to reach 1 billion views. It's no surprise then that people are after a slice of his global glory as one look-a-like decided to use his appearance to blag his way on to the red carpet alongside an entourage of fake security. Nobody seemed to suspect a thing and many fans and fellow celebrities stopped to have their photo taken with him. 

However, when the star took to Twitter, there was to be a lot of red faces of those who had let themselves be duped: 'seems like there's another ME at cannes...say Hi to him @scooterbraun lol #PSYinSINGAPORE', he wrote to his followers revealing that he was, in fact, pretty much on the other side of the world. He later revealed that his manager Scooter Braun was not fooled, posting a snap of the imposter with the caption: 'Here the picture of #fakePSYinCannes spotted by @scooterbraun!! Lol #realPSYinSingapore'. Awkward!

Check out the photos of the fake 'Psy' below:

PsyWill The Real Psy Please Stand Up?

Psy
The Fake Psy Looks Identical To The South Korean Rapper!

24th May 2013 3675620
Psy Gets Beat Out By Rival In Korea, Still Riding High In The US 3631066 News

Is it possible for Psy’s new song, "Gentleman", to fail to reach the success of "Gangnam Style"? Of course it’s possible, after all, viral fame is hard to achieve and almost impossible to duplicate. Nobody thought that Psy’s dethronement would happen this soon though. "Gentleman" has already been bumped off the top Korean charts and by a 63-year old singer, no less! Both the daily and the weekly charts show the veteran’s success, with his songs occupying the top ten places in the daily chart (Psy is number 13) and a top spot in the weekly lineup, while Psy chills at number two.

Cho Yong-pil has been a staple of Korean pop and electronic music since the mid-70s, so he probably has a thing or two to teach young’un Psy. And while our favorite “Gentleman” is still trending stateside, not only was his single bumped off the Korean chart by the catchy "Bounce", but his album was also knocked off by Cho Yong-pill’s record, which currently holds first place in the album chart. If you’d like to see what all the fuss around Yong-pill’s song is about, you can catch the video for it below.

Hope isn’t lost for Psy though. Stateside, "Gentleman" moved up to fifth place on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The video has also racked up over 220 million views on YouTube after breaking the record for first-day views for music videos. Then again, was there ever any doubt that it would.

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Is it possible for Psy’s new song, "Gentleman", to fail to reach the success of "Gangnam Style"? Of course it’s possible, after all, viral fame is hard to achieve and almost impossible to duplicate. Nobody thought that Psy’s dethronement would happen this soon though. "Gentleman" has already been bumped off the top Korean charts and by a 63-year old singer, no less! Both the daily and the weekly charts show the veteran’s success, with his songs occupying the top ten places in the daily chart (Psy is number 13) and a top spot in the weekly lineup, while Psy chills at number two.

Cho Yong-pil has been a staple of Korean pop and electronic music since the mid-70s, so he probably has a thing or two to teach young’un Psy. And while our favorite “Gentleman” is still trending stateside, not only was his single bumped off the Korean chart by the catchy "Bounce", but his album was also knocked off by Cho Yong-pill’s record, which currently holds first place in the album chart. If you’d like to see what all the fuss around Yong-pill’s song is about, you can catch the video for it below.

Hope isn’t lost for Psy though. Stateside, "Gentleman" moved up to fifth place on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The video has also racked up over 220 million views on YouTube after breaking the record for first-day views for music videos. Then again, was there ever any doubt that it would.

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