Psy Makes History As 1st Korean Artist To Top US iTunes Pop Chart
On September 15, singer Psy has now topped the iTunes charts of 17 countries including the U.S. with his highly addictive song “Gangnam Style.” The other countries who gave him the top honors are Canada, Argentina, Czech Republic, Netherland, New Zealand, Norway, Lithuania, Paraguay, Peru, Slovakia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.
It’s noteworthy to add that the song is not in English, but in Korean. Psy wrote on his twitter, “Let me proudly introduce 1 song of itunes single chart in US #gangnamstyle pic.twitter.com/imIUKMCY.”
With this feat, he has officially become the first Korean artist to top the iTunes Top 100 chart in the U.S. breaking his previous record as the first Korean artist to enter the same chart at #64.
His viral hit has been viewed over 177 million times at the time this article has been published.
Soompiers, what other records do you think he’ll break? or make?