Psy ranks 8th in CNN's 'intriguing figure' poll
The music video of Psy's "Gangnam Style" became the most-viewed YouTube clip last week, topping 1 billion hits.
CNN selected the 35-year-old Park and 19 other people who captured the world's attention in 2012 and conducted an online poll of the candidates. A total of 45,940 people took part in the voting, CNN said Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama came first, followed by Malala Yousufzai, a Pakistani teen activist, and Gabby Douglas, an American gymnast.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was included in the list of 20 candidates but failed to make the top 10. (Yonhap)