Psy to Perform at Thai King's Birthday Bash

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K-pop sensation Psy will attend a massive celebration for the birthday of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Psy's management agency YG Entertainment on Thursday said Psy will perform four or five songs including "Gangnam Style" in front of an audience of 25,000 in Bangkok on Nov. 28 marking the king's 85th birthday on Dec. 5.

The "Gangnam Style" video on YouTube has garnered over 40 million hits from Thailand, second only to the U.S. Psy decided to pay a visit to thank Thai fans for the massive support.

He will be also attending the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Award in Hong Kong on Nov. 30.

As of Thursday morning, "Gangnam Style" has some 785 million hits, with the 800-million mark within reach.

englishnews@chosun.com / Nov. 23, 2012 12:25 KST