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Girls' Generation and PSY Rank High on US Billboard Charts

January 11, 2013 at 8:30 am EDT

Girls' Generation on the M! Countdown stage at the CJ E&M Center in Mapo, Seoul, on January 1, 2012. Psy at a Ramada Hotel press conference in Gangnam, Seoul, on September 25, 2012.Credit: Dispatch Images

Girls' Generation on the M! Countdown stage at the CJ E&M Center in Mapo, Seoul, on January 1, 2012. Psy at a Ramada Hotel press conference in Gangnam, Seoul, on September 25, 2012.
Credit: Dispatch Images

Girls' Generation and PSY are big hitters on the US Billboard charts this week.

Although the "Gangnam Style" rapped missed out on a People's Choice Award this week, he's still got every reason to be proud.

The 35-year-old is still sitting pretty on 14 different charts, including 14 on the Hot 100 (his 18th week on the chart), and number 1 on the Ringtones, Germany Songs and French Songs charts.

Girs' Generation's "I Got a Boy" album takes top spots on Billboard's World Album chart, number 2 on Heatseekers Albums and the title track is number 1 on the official K-Pop 100 charts. The song's also charting on the Japan Hot 100 and YouTube rankings. Phew!

The nine girls are also doing well on their home turf. On this week's M! Countdown and Music Bank shows, "I Got a Boy" scooped wins on both.

PSY is currently in Los Angeles working on his second single. On January 26 he will travel to Paris, France, for the NRJ Music Awards, where he is nominated in three different categories, including best International New Singer.

 

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