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PSY Retiring ‘Gangnam Style’ Dance After New Year’s Eve Performance

Wed, January 2, 2013 9:06am EDT by Andy Swift 10 Comments
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Watch PSY’s ‘final’ performance of ‘Gangnam Style’ and tell us: Will you miss the rapper’s anti-American moves?

Glee did itBritney Spears did it. Babies on YouTube did it. “Gangnam Style” was the dance nightmare you couldn’t wake up from in 2012, no matter how desperately you tried, but it doesn’t sound like our suffering will subside in 2013! “Being in Times Square on New Year’s Eve is already special — it’s the biggest stage in the universe — plus it’s my birthday, so, with all that, it may be the ending of ‘Gangnam Style,'” PSY told MTV News shortly before bringing the horsey dance to New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on Dec. 31.

“I mean, what better way to do it?” he added. “It’s my biggest and most meaningful birthday.”

But Is ‘Gangnam Style’ Really Over?

Sadly, no. While PSY is planning to put the horsey dance behind him in order to introduce new music here in the states, the anti-American musician said he’ll still be spreading his nonsense abroad.

“The song became too popular, and so you start to have some concern about its life period,” he told MTV News. “I’m really working hard on a new single right now, and I’m not saying [‘Gangnam’] is ending on ‘Dick Clark’ — I still have a lot of invitations to perform it … I’ll be in Paris, and in February I got invited to perform in China, and I’ve still got to do promo. So let me say that in America I need a new single because ‘Gangnam Style’ got too popular, so I’ve got to write a new single.”

So close. So close!

What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Are you still into “Gangnam Style,” or — like me — are you anxious to see it disappear and never ever return? Watch PSY’s New Year’s Eve performance below, then vote:

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— Andy Swift

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