Gangnam Style video snapshot (Photo : Youtube Snapshot / Psy)
It's become more and more evident that people all over the world are obsessed with Korean rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style" as the number of hits on the official YouTube video just keeps on climbing.
Now Hollywood is going psycho for Psy, with countless celebrities giving props to the song and lyricist through tweets and in blog posts. It seems Josh Groban was right when he tweeted "It's a Gangnam Stle world, we're just living in it." Other celebrities have had their say too.
"I am so amazingly obsessed. GANGNAM STYLE!!!! Yeahhhha," Vanessa Hudgens posted on her official blog, along with a link to the YouTube video.
"Words can not even describe how amazing this video is," T-Pain tweeted.
"I'm ready, we goin gangnam style of what?" Ryan Seacrest tweeted to Justin Bieber just before the two went together for a meeting with Bieber's manager Scooter Braun. Braun, a fan himself recently tweeted "HOW DID I NOT SIGN THIS GUY!?!??!"
Britney Spears tweeted "I am LOVING this video - so fun! Thinking that I should possibly learn the choreography. Anybody wanna teach me? Haha"
And Katy Perry tweeted "Help, I'm in a gangnam style k-hole," to which Psy himself replied "I...I'm the very 'PSY' of the video. K k. This is a H~~~uge pleasure to be introduced by U~!!! Please follow me if possible~! Kk"
"Gangnam Style" is the first track off of Psy's sixth album PSY 6, Part 1. The video for the song first appeared on YouTube on July 15th and has since garnered over 60 million views. Psy, who was recently in the United States and is planning to return back during the fall, reportedly met with above-mentioned Scooter Braun, possibly to discuss a musical collaboration or even representation. With so much celebrity attention focused on Psy it's only so long before he becomes a household name in the American music industry.
'Gangnam Style' Lyrics Translation (English)