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Gangnam style gets UN stamp of approval

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"Gangnam Style" has secured an unlikely accolade after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hailed South Korean rapper Psy's global hit as a force for world peace. 

South Korean singer Park Jae-Sang, also known as Psy, performs during his free concert in Seoul on October 4. "Gangnam Style" has secured an unlikely accolade after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hailed the South Korean rapper's global hit as a force for world peace.

Ban has found himself displaced as the best-known Korean on the planet by the astonishing success of the chubby rapper's catchy video -- and the veteran diplomat could not be more delighted.

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