Gangnam Style is a song by South Korean rapper Psy. It was released on July 15, 2012, as the lead single from his sixth studio album, Psy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1 (Ssai Yukgap Part 1). The song is a K-pop, electropop, and dancehall song with a moderate tempo. The lyrics of the song are about the nouveau riche lifestyles associated with the Gangnam region of Seoul.

Gangnam Style was a massive commercial success, becoming the most-viewed YouTube video of all time (until it was surpassed by "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth in 2017). It also topped the charts in over 30 countries, including the United States, where it became the first Korean single to do so.

The song received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who praised its catchy melody, danceable beat, and Psy's amusing dancing during live performances and in various locations around the world in its music video.

The song's music video features Psy dancing to the "Gangnam Style" dance, which quickly became a global phenomenon. The dance is a combination of horse-riding, military-style marching, and disco moves.

Gangnam Style is a cultural phenomenon that has been credited with helping to introduce K-pop to a wider audience. The song has been covered by many artists, including Justin Bieber, Will Ferrell, and the cast of Glee.

Here are some of the reasons why Gangnam Style is such a popular song:

The catchy melody is easy to remember and sing along to.
The danceable beat makes people want to move their bodies.
Psy's dancing is both amusing and impressive.
The song's lyrics are fun and playful.
The music video is well-produced and features some great dancing.

Gangnam Style is a great example of a pop song that has all the elements of a hit. It's catchy, danceable, and has a great visual component. If you're looking for a new song to add to your playlist, I highly recommend checking out Gangnam Style.