Baby Shark is the first YouTube video to reach 10 billion views

Currently the most seen video on YouTube, Pinkfong’s Infant Shark has actually ended up being the very first video in the platform’s history to reach 10 billion views. For context, the world population presently sits at around 7.8 billion, which suggests that everybody alive might’ve seen “Baby Shark Dance” when and there would just have to do with 2 billion individuals left.

“Baby Shark Dance” is a contagious, positive remix of an old kid’s tune, made popular by Korean business Pinkfong. The initial video was published in 2016, though Pinkfong has actually because developed numerous remixes. In 2018, Infant Shark swam to appeal, producing a #BabySharkChallenge that just sustained the fishy flames. It’s because been meme’d, and different remixes of the initial have actually been made by others aside from Pinkfong. In early 2019, the tune struck the Signboard 100, where it stayed for 20 weeks, and in Nov. 2020, the initial video ended up being the most seen YouTube video of perpetuity.

Because the success of the tune, Infant Shark has actually ended up being a licensed brand name, with videos, apps, a Nickelodeon animated tv program, and an NFT.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.