YouTube’s most viewed video set a new record


In the world of virals, there is a production that absolutely beats everyone. It has been the most viewed on the platform for 15 months in a row.

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On the internet there is content for all tastes but it is clear that the main thing for creators is always to target as many people as possible. After all, it is what allows them to make money from the monetization of their channels. If it is about viral videos, there is one that beats absolutely everyone and has been at the top of the list for 15 months in a row. YouTube. It is a production that reached Nickelodeon and will soon disembark in Netflix.

Last Thursday there was a new record of views and a video of YouTube it first hit the incredible 10 billion views mark. This is the famous video of “Baby Shark Dance” (We apologize if you now stay singing this song late into the night). In 2016 it was published for the first time on the platform and four years later it reached the top, surpassing another of the streaming hits such as the song of Luis Fonsi Y Daddy Yankee, “Slowly”.

Nowadays, “Baby Shark” It has 2.3 billion views ahead of “Slowly” as the most viewed video in the history of YouTube. Thanks to the success of this production, an empire was built in which an animated series was included that reached Nickelodeon in 2020, live tours around the world, merchandising that reaches all markets, video games and even NFT (virtual collectibles that are worth a lot of money).

“It has been a truly heartfelt journey to be able to witness how ‘Baby Shark” connected with people around the world and we can’t wait to present the future adventures of ‘Baby Shark’ that will bring unprecedented experiences for even more fans. “, assured the CEO of Pinkfon, Min-seok Kim, of the company behind the phenomenon. The series of Nickelodeon will have a second season, a film in development was confirmed and also a singing special for Netflix.

Ed Sheeran’s pride

Among the 5 most viewed videos in the history of the platform there is not only one song, but also along with “Slowly” one of the great successes of Ed Sheeran. Is about “Shape of you”, launched in 2017 that until the end of last year had more than 5.5 billion views on the platform and was located in fourth place. Above him, in the last place on the podium is another children’s product, the song “Johnny Johnny Yes Papa”, which gets more than 400 million views in YouTube.

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