South Korean singer, songwriter and rapper Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name PSY, has announced that he will release a follow-up song to his hit single "Gangnam Style". According to the Huffington Post on March 8, PSY is planning to unveil the new single next month, along with a huge concert in Seoul to celebrate it.
PSY announced the release of the new song on YouTube last Friday. His first hit single "Gangnam Style" was released in July 2012 as the lead single of his sixth studio album and has a record 1.39 billion views on YouTube. "Guinness World Records" recognized "Gangnam Style" as the most "liked" video on YouTube in September 2012.
PSY made the announcement of the upcoming song on his YouTube channel "officialpsy" and said that the new single will be released worldwide "all at the same time" in April 2013. He also stated that to celebrate the new release, he will hold a concert nicknamed "Happening" at the Seoul World Cup Stadium that will be broadcast live on YouTube "just for you", referring to his fans.
As PSY's first hit single "Gangnam Style" continued to gain popularity around the world, it was dubbed as a "force for world peace", and the signature "Gangnam" dance moves were attempted by several notable political leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama. Republic Records recently announced a remix of the smash hit, which was released digitally on March 5. The remix features a collaboration with "2 Chainz" and also a verse from "Tyga".