The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

Sadly, “Gangnam Style” Is No Longer the Most Streamed Video on YouTube

There are few things you can count on in this strange and uncertain universe. Red and blue make purple. The Buffalo Bills will never win…
Andy Cush / July 11, 2017

PSY Wants to Know Who Your ‘Daddy’ Is

Earlier today, SPIN published our list of the 101 Best Songs of 2015. PSY's new song "Daddy" — a gender-flipped remake of's "I Got It…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

PSY (Remember PSY?) Is Trying to Evict Tenants From the Seoul Building He Owns

PSY, the South Korean artist best (only, really) known in the West for his hit "Gangnam Style," is in the news again after a long absence.
James Grebey / October 22, 2015

PSY’s ‘Hangover’ Cure Is Snoop Dogg in Boozy New Video

One traditional cure for the lingering effects of celebrating too much is the "hair of the dog."  PSY, being PSY, has instead gone with Snoop…
Marc Hogan / June 9, 2014

Kanye West, Katy Perry, and PSY Get Their Minds Blown by David Blaine

Last night, the real-life Kanye West was commanding the stage at New York's Barclays Center, capping off a day that began with the premiere of…
Marc Hogan / November 20, 2013

120,000,000 Ylvis Fans Can’t Be Wrong

I'm standing in the rain outside the entrance to The Today Show, chatting with a hangdog Norwegian journalist about the inevitability of death and whatnot,…
David Marchese / October 15, 2013

PSYKE! K-Pop Impersonator Fools Cannes, ‘Gangnam Style’-Style

PSY's "Gangnam Style" video was been watched well more than one billion times, but in a way he's still as unrecognizable as Daft Punk. An…
Marc Hogan / May 23, 2013

Watch PSY’s Stadium-Shaking ‘Gentleman’ Live Debut

PSY performed his chart-climbing "Gangnam Style" follow-up "Gentleman" live for the first time on April 13 during his arena-sized Happening concert live-stream. Now, fans who either…
Kyle McGovern / April 26, 2013

Who Charted? Fall Out Boy ‘Save Rock and Roll’ With No. 1 Victories in 27 Countries

First! Fall Out Boy's Save Rock and Roll, which ironically knocks last week's big No. 1 rock victory completely out of the box with 154,000 units moved according…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2013

Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ Banned From South Korean TV Network for Dumbest Reason

The Psy backlash has hit where you'd least expect it: South Korea. The video for his new single "Gentleman" — currently at No. 12 on…
Jordan Sargent / April 18, 2013

Watch PSY Act Like a Creep, Thrust His Crotch in ‘Gentleman’ Video

Yesterday, when PSY finally unleashed "Gentleman", the follow-up single to last year's relentless "Gangnam Style", SPIN's Marc Hogan observed that the EDM-indebted K-Pop track's true…
Kyle McGovern / April 13, 2013

Hear PSY’s ‘Gangnam’-Like, EDM-Rap Galloper ‘Gentleman’

PSY, the international pop mainstream's toast of 2012, got off to a rough start in 2013. A Diplo remix featuring 2 Chainz couldn't help but underline…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

PSY Avoids International Outcry By Not Calling His New Song ‘Assarabia’

With PSY's "Gangnam Style" having fallen out of favor and its replacement (Baauer's "Harlem Shake") already on the decline, the horse-dancing star would be smart…
Chris Martins / March 20, 2013

PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Fails to Regain Relevance Despite Diplo Remix

Poor PSY. He might not realize it yet, but the Earth has just been realigned on its axis, officially relegating "Gangnam Style" to the online…
Marc Hogan / March 5, 2013
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