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Psy

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Park Jae-sang (Korean: 박재상; Hanja: 朴載相, IPA: [pɐk̚.t͡ɕεsɐŋ]; born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy (stylized in all caps as PSY) (싸이; SY; Korean: [s͈ai]), is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Psy is known domestically for his humorous videos and stage performances, and internationally for his hit single "Gangnam Style". The song's refrain was entered into The Yale Book of Quotations as one of the most famous quotations of 2012.On October 23, 2012, Psy met United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the UN Headquarters where Ban expressed his desire to work with the singer because of his "unlimited global reach". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Psy has received more than 4,590,520 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Psy is the 259th most popular singer (down from 245th in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from South Korea (down from 42nd in 2019) and the most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 89

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Psy ranks 259 out of 3,541Before him are Pérez Prado, Georg Ots, Umberto Tozzi, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp, and Connie Francis. After him are John Lydon, Barbara, Anthony Kiedis, Giuseppina Strepponi, Eartha Kitt, and Franzl Lang.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1977, Psy ranks 10Before him are Thierry Henry, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom, Mike Shinoda, Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and John Cena. After him are Raúl, Sarah Wayne Callies, David Trezeguet, Michael Fassbender, Kanye West, and Liv Tyler.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Psy ranks 81 out of 774Before him are Choe Yong-rim (1930), Kim Jae-gyu (1926), Bong Joon-ho (1969), Soh Jaipil (1864), Yi Hwang (1501), and Jeong Mong-ju (1337). After him are Ko Un (1933), Lee Jong-wook (1945), Jeongjong, 10th monarch of Goryeo (1018), Park Won-soon (1956), Sunjong of Goryeo (1047), and Yejong of Goryeo (1079).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, Psy ranks 1After him are Jungkook (1997), J-Hope (1994), RM (1994), Jimin (1995), Jisoo (1995), G-Dragon (1988), Sumi Jo (1962), BoA (1986), IU (1993), Lee Hyori (1979), and Leeteuk (1983).

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