Child Shark turns into YouTube’s most considered video ever 4 years after its launch (Image: YouTube)
If it wasn’t loopy sufficient to search out out that Child Shark has now turn into YouTube’s most considered video ever, then information that it was launched 4 years in the past will certainly depart your minds blown.
4 years in the past?! Anybody else feeling like that flew by?
Child Shark for these of you that don’t know (critically? How will you not?) is a nursery rhyme created by Korean kids’s instructional model Pinkfong, which creates sing-a-long movies and dances for teenagers.
It dropped on YouTube in 2016 and immediately went viral on social media, because of the Child Shark problem which noticed folks in all places recreating the video’s simple strikes.
Quick ahead to 2020 and Child Shark remains to be going sturdy, with the official video having racked up over 7.04billion views on YouTube, making it essentially the most considered YouTube video ever.
Yup, it’s sailed previous Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s Despacito video launched in 2017, which initially held the report and at present stands at 7.03billion views.
Child Shark, which is simply over one minute lengthy (1m 21secs to be precise), is know for its catchy ‘doo doo doo’ hook that, granted, is a bit like Marmite and also you both love or hate.
Following its launch, Child Shark turned a world phenomenon and even discovered itself rivalling Drake, as mother and father re-created the In My Emotions problem to the academic tune.
Bear in mind the development of individuals dancing outdoors of their automobiles to the Drake observe? Nicely, the Child Shark model had mother and father dressing up as sharks and recreating the dance whereas their automobiles moved alongside them.
Child Shark reached quantity six within the UK singles chart (Image: YouTube)
Child Shark not solely reached quantity six within the UK singles charts, but even has Kylie Jenner as one of its biggest fans, and has turn into a model inside its personal proper, with merch and stay excursions.
The music hasn’t come with out its controversy, although, as reviews revealed in October that jail guards had tortured inmates by playing Baby Shark on repeat.
USA Right this moment reviews that inmates have been pressured to face with their fingers cuffed and secured to a wall behind them whereas the music was performed repeatedly as a ‘technique of punishment’.
The detention officers concerned within the incident at Oklahoma County Jail have been charged for subjecting the inmates to ‘inhumane’ self-discipline and ‘undue emotional stress’.