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Singer Psy’s Company Under Probe over Death of Water Concert Worker

Singer Psy’s Company Under Probe over Death of Water Concert Worker

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — An artist management company established by world famous singer Psy has come under investigation by the labor ministry over the death of an outsourced worker during the dismantling of facilities after a Psy concert, officials said Thursday. The ministry’s Gangwon Province branch office began a raid on P Nation’s [...]

Psy’s Summer Concert Series Criticized for Wasting Water amid Severe Drought

Psy’s Summer Concert Series Criticized for Wasting Water amid Severe Drought

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A popular summer concert series featuring K-pop superstar Psy will make a comeback this year after two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The concert, however, is facing criticism for wasting hundreds of tons of water amid a drought in the country. The 44-year-old singer-rapper announced on Saturday through [...]

Psy Returns to Billboard Hot 100 After 7 Years with ‘That That’

Psy Returns to Billboard Hot 100 After 7 Years with ‘That That’

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean singer-rapper Psy has put his name onto Billboard’s main singles chart for “That That,” his collaborative tune with Suga of K-pop supergroup BTS, the U.S. music magazine said Tuesday. The main track from Psy’s ninth full-length album “Psy 9th” debuted at No. 80 on this week’s Hot [...]

Psy’s ‘That That’ Debuts at No. 61 on British Official Singles Chart

Psy’s ‘That That’ Debuts at No. 61 on British Official Singles Chart

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop superstar Psy’s new song “That That” has entered the British Official Singles chart following its domination of major domestic music charts. The song, which was released April 29, debuted at No. 61 on the Official Singles Chart Top 100 dated May 6-12, the Official Charts website said Friday [...]

Psy Makes a Comeback After Five Years with LP Produced ‘With Great Care’

Psy Makes a Comeback After Five Years with LP Produced ‘With Great Care’

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Psy, who rose to global fame through his viral video “Gangnam Style,” made a long-awaited comeback Friday with his ninth full-length album that he said was made “with great care.” “It’s an album I have prepared for a long time, with great care,” the 44-year-old singer-rapper said during a [...]

BTS’ Suga Co-produces Main Track of Psy’s New Studio Album

BTS’ Suga Co-produces Main Track of Psy’s New Studio Album

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer-rapper Psy has co-produced the lead track on his upcoming ninth full-length album “Psy 9th” with Suga of K-pop supergroup BTS, Psy’s agency said Tuesday. Suga has also participated in the writing of the lyrics, composition and arrangement of “That That,” according to P Nation. “At first I was [...]

‘Gangnam Style’ Star Psy Celebrates 20-year Career Anniversary

‘Gangnam Style’ Star Psy Celebrates 20-year Career Anniversary

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Psy, the singer-producer behind the 2012 viral sensation “Gangnam Style,” has celebrated his 20-year music career with a special social media post, his agency said Monday. “Psy’s 20th debut anniversary … Congrats, @psy_oppa,” P Nation, the singer-producer’s agency — which he founded in 2018 — wrote on its Twitter [...]

Psy Sets Up Entertainment Agency

Psy Sets Up Entertainment Agency

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Renowned South Korean singer-rapper Psy said Thursday he has established an entertainment agency to share his 19 years of experience in the industry related.  Psy disclosed the launch of his agency via Instagram, saying, “I’ve set up a company. The name of the company is ‘P Nation.’”   On the [...]

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Video Hits 3 Billion YouTube Views

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Video Hits 3 Billion YouTube Views

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” registered more than 3 billion views on YouTube at 8 a.m. Sunday, continuing to smash the video-sharing site’s records, according to his agency YG Entertainment. The electro-dance song, released in July 2012, and the signature horse-riding dance made the quirky rapper and [...]