Gangham Style creator to perform in Tel Aviv


YouTube sensation Psy scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv and Eilat next month, according to Army Radio.

Singer and YouTube sensation Psy will perform in Israel this summer, Army Radio reported on Friday. According to the report, Psy will perform in Tel Aviv and Eilat in the end of July, and will be paid 250,000 dollars by the Israeli producers

Last December, the video for “Gangnam Style” became the most watched item on YouTube with more than 1.5 billion hits, and Psy’s horse-riding moves sparked an international dance craze. In “Gangnam Style”, written as a commentary on materialism in the wealthy Seoul suburb of Gangnam, Psy was decked out in sunglasses, a white dress shirt, bow tie and tuxedo jackets.

The song racked up 3.59 million digital sales last year in the United States and Canada, according to Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS, putting it ninth in the best-selling list. It was third on Amazon’s MP3 song bestseller list for 2012.