Did anyone expect that in 2012 the biggest musical artist in America would be a 34-year-old Korean dance-rap cheeseball named Park Jae-Sang, a.k.a. Psy? Absolutely not, but it’s hard not to love this guy.
Watch him teach Britney Spears the signature “Gangnam Style” move — it’s like riding a horse, with a double step at the end — and let the significance of this moment set in: The very first American pop star of the new millennium learns the moves of the very latest.
Fellow X Factor judge Simon Cowell, of course, looks on and thinks, “I’m too old for this shit.”