PSY and MC Hammer Go Gangnam Style at American Music Awards: Watch Now!

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The 2012 American Music Awards saved the best for last Sunday.

No one can deny the ubiquity of PSY and his infectious hit "Gangnam Style," making the Korean rapper the perfect choice to close out the 40th annual AMAs.

The entire night led up to his performance, and amazingly, it exceeded the sky-high expectations. He can thank MC Hammer - the one and only - for that:

Halfway through PSY's performance - one not lacking for strobe lights, backup dancers, bedazzled pants and sunglasses - the stage went black.

All that was heard were two familiar words: "Stop. Hammertime."

Instantly, MC Hammer was next to PSY, dressed in all white and sending the crowd into a horse-galloping frenzy with his own impressive dance moves.

If there's anyone who can appreciate and relate to PSY's motto of "dress flashy, dance cheesy," it's the man formerly known as Stanley Burrell.

The rap sensations old and new went on to give a rambunctiously fun mashup of "Gangnam Style" and Hammer's "2 Legit to Quit" that brought the house down.

Numerous shots showed the audience dancing along; millions of viewers at home likely joined them, despite the song's starting time of 10:50 p.m.

Perhaps it was the raw energy he brought to the stage or the fact that the '80s/'90s legend was by his side, but PSY delivered big time on this night.

This was one performance - wait for it - U can't touch.


I really don't care about these spoiled self-serving so called stars. Their attitudes and lifestyles tell us they really don't care about reality and frankly haven't experienced it in a while. So they are all lie on the tottum pole.


Awesome way to mesh the old and the new. As much as I hate to admit it, I tried hard not to like psy's new song ...after I seen the video I fell in love with that idiotic dance and catchy lyrics. What a nice way to bring M.C. Hammer back. But they could've left those ugly ass parachute pants off that list....just sayin'!


This was freaking awesome!! I hadn't realized this at the time, but I went as MC Hammer for Halloween in 4th grade, and went as PSY for Halloween this year. SPOOKY! Anyway, I loved how they ended the show. I was working late at DISH last night, but my wife told me to flip on the recording when I got home, to watch MC and PSY rock out. I have the Hopper DVR, and with the PrimeTime Anytime feature I set it to automatically record every primetime show on all four major networks. It was a good way to end the day, watching these two tear it up!


OK, TIME TO RETIRE THIS at first but after seeing it two million times.....that's enough.

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