Awesome / PSY

  • His duet with MC Hammer at the AMA's.
  • "Gangnam Style" breaking 810 million views, finally uprooting Justin Bieber's "Baby" as the most viewed YouTube video of all time.
    • As of December 21st, 2012, the video has surpassed one billion views. In 6 months! In that sense, it was The End of the World as We Know It, because the Internet now had a video that reached over 1 billion views.
    • As of May 31, 2014, the video has surpassed two billion views.
    • PSY and "Gangnam Style" have made it all the way to Super Bowl XLVII (2013), with Wonderful Pistachio's nutty advertisement:
    PSY: Crackin' Gangnam Style!
  • And just to prove "Gangnam Style" wasn't a flash in the pan, "Gentleman" has broken the "most views in the first 24 hours" and "fastest to 100 million hits" records on YouTube.
  • Psy dancing Gangnam Style with none other than the U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, of all people.
  • "Gangnam Style" broke YouTube by reaching INT_MAX on the number of views on December 1, 2014. (YouTube used 32-bit signed integers for tracking views, where INT_MAX = 2,147,483,647.) This forced Google to start using 64-bit signed integers for views, where INT_MAX is equal to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807.
  • His completely unannounced appearance at a Madonna concert in November of 2012. Those who were there just assumed M was grafting the lyrics to one of her songs to the backing track of an song that was, then, insanely popular. And then the man himself, after a HELL of an entrance, joins her and everybody went nuts!!