Gangnam Style could be UK’s first K-pop number one
Page last updated at 05:18 GMT, Friday, 21 September 2012 06:18 UK
Newsbeat music reporter
That’s because since its release in mid-July it’s been clicked on more than 220 million times. Right now, it’s racking up an average of 10 million new views each day.
It’s a colourful, over-the-top, hilarious pastiche of commercial pop videos and sees Psy debut his, now internationally famous, “horse riding dance”.
If the accompanying song continues its ascent, it could become the first ever K-Pop (Korean-pop) track to hit number one in UK chart history, says the official charts company.
Back home in South Korea, 34-year-old Psy, is already an established artist. Six albums into his career, he’s been singing for 12 years.
Psy recently appeared on a US chat show with Britney Spears and Simon CowellBut for this latest release he decided to poke fun at an affluent and fashionable district in Korean capital city Seoul – Gangnam.