In 2012, the world had just one thing on its mind:'Gangnam Style'.
Released by South Korean artist Psy, 'Gangnam Style' introduced most people to the now burgeoning world of K-Pop.
On August 4, the music video for ‘Gangnam Style’ had surpassed the 4.5 billion mark in views, setting a new record as the most-watched Korean-language music video of all time. 'Gangnam Style' had reached the 4bn mark in March. With the new record, the track retains its place among the top 10 most viewed music videos of all time.
Many current K-pop stars, like BTS's Suga have credited 'Gangnam Style' for paving the way for K-Pop's success in western arenas.