Park Jae-Sang (born December 31, 1977) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, record producer and television personality. Jae is most known for his hit single, Gangnam Style which is primarily recognized as the former most viewed YouTube video of all time, surpassing Justin Bieber's single, "Baby" on November 24, 2012 until being surpassed by Wiz Khalifa's and Charlie Puth's Paul Walker tribute music video, "See You Again" on July 10, 2017. Gangnam Style has got over 3 billion views as of November 2017. He is also famous for his popular follow up to Gangnam Style, Gentleman.
On 15 July 2012 after showing some teasers, Gangnam Style was uploaded to the official psy YouTube channel. The video quickly gained popularity as many celebrities began tweeting his song early on. The video almost instantly became a worldwide phenomenon, with many parodies of the song uploaded to YouTube within a week along with it being a hit trend. Many people began to criticize the video, saying that Gangnam Style should not be permitted to be seen by children as well. Many have also criticised Jae as being talentless, dumb, inappropriate, and undeserving of his success since. The video however currently has over 3 billion views and over 10 million likes, ten times many as the video's dislikes.
- His song Gangnam Style became the first YouTube video in history to reach one (and two) billion views.
- Gangnam Style is the third most 'liked' (and viewed) YouTube video behind "See You Again" and "Despacito" and was once the most liked YouTube video.
- Gangnam Style holds the longest reigns as the most viewed and liked YouTube video, both being nearly 5 years long.
- His song Gentleman got 38 million views in the first 24 hours it was uploaded.
- officialpsy peaked in the top 20 most subscribed channels and top 5 most viewed channels in 2013.
- Jae is the first Asian artist to hit 10 million subscribers on YouTube.
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List Of Subscriber Milestones
officialpsy Hit 1 Million Subscribers On October 5, 2012.
officialpsy Hit 2 Million Subscribers On December 12, 2012.
officialpsy Hit 3 Million Subscribers On February 19, 2013.
officialpsy Hit 4 Million Subscribers On April 19, 2013.
officialpsy Hit 5 Million Subscribers On May 13, 2013.
officialpsy Hit 6 Million Subscribers On June 25, 2013.
officialpsy Hit 7 Million Subscribers On May 16, 2014.
officialpsy Hit 8 Million Subscribers On May 23, 2015.
officialpsy Hit 9 Million Subscribers On May 1, 2016.
officialpsy Hit 11 Million Subscribers On December 29, 2017.