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'World Star' Psy, Will he Receive the Cultural Merit Award?

By Staff Writer | October 09, 2012 04:16 PM EDT

On October 8, the secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism stated, "We are reviewing to see if Psy is fit to receive this award." Psy's "Gangnam Style" has planted a huge footprint for Korean pop culture around the globe.

His song, "Gangnam Style" has made it to number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Main Single Chart 'HOT 100' and ranked number 1 on the UK Chart.

It was announced on October 8 that his music video on YouTube had reached over 400 million views. He has also ranked in the TOP 10 for the most watched video on YouTube as well. His song is the only that has reached the chart that is from this year.

Many believe that Psy is more than fit to receive this award.

Psy plans to fly to Australia on October 15 and continue on to the U.S. on October 19.

Tagged :  Psy, Gangnam Style

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