‘Baby Shark’ becomes the first YouTube video to hit 10 billion views

Not just is it the most-viewed video on the platform, a record it embeded in November 2020, however it’s now the only video on the website to reach 10 billion views, YouTube verified to CNN.
The kids’ tune, masterminded by South Korean instructional business Pinkfong and carried out by Korean-American vocalist Hope Segoine, debuted in 2016 and was a viral hit in Asia however didn’t jam itself into Americans’ cumulative awareness up until 2019. Ever since, it’s been become a Nickelodeon television program, a cereal, a live program and the rallying cry of the Washington Nationals throughout their World Series-winning season. It even made the Signboard Top 40 at one point and influenced the Jamie Tartt shout on Apple television+’s “Ted Lasso.”

YouTube’s most-watched video illustrates 2 genuine kids showing the “Baby Shark dance” while the titular animated shark and his household — consisting of a mustachioed “Grandpa Shark” — swim serenely and later on effort to hunt the kids. They stop working, however, and the kids commemorate their security while the sharks view from afar, forks in fin.

Its success was rather unexpected: In 2019, Pinkfong’s United States CEO Bin Jeong informed CNN the business had not anticipated the clip to remove the method it did, stating, “the ones that make it, make it on their own.”

To commemorate the most current “special milestone,” Pinkfong welcomed kids all over the world to share their “Baby Shark Dance moments” with the business.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.