‘Baby Shark Dance’ becomes first YouTube video to Hit 10 Billion Views


Guwahati: The ‘Baby Shark Dance’ music video has become the first YouTube video to reach 10 billion views on the platform.

Baby Shark Dance had already set a Guinness World Record as the most viewed video on YouTube in November 2020, when it had received seven billion views. It ranked number 32 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and number 6 in the British Official Charts in 2019.

The previous record-holder was Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito”, but Baby Shark Dance surpassed it by over two billion views. It has been the most-viewed video on YouTube for the past 15 months.

The video is produced by Pinkfong, a children’s education brand from South Korean company SmartStudy. They have developed over 4,000 children’s videos, songs, games, and apps to date.