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YouTube has its first video with 10 billion views, and no, it’s not Despacito

A YouTube video has surpassed the 10 billion views (views) mark for the first time. It’s not from Psy, the South Korean pop sensation who set all sorts of records on the platform nearly a decade ago, and it’s not Despacito either.

“Baby Shark” was posted on YouTube by Pingfong in mid-2016 and has become the first and only video to generate more than 10 billion views. In the catchy video we will see guys dance to a song, and with this they managed to accumulate almost two billion views by the end of 2018 and just two years later, it became the most viewed video on the platform with more than seven billion views. of all the world.

Pinkfong is a children’s entertainment brand of SmartStudy, a South Korean edutainment company that has been in business since 2010. In 2019, Pinkfong’s American CEO Bin Jeong said that they did not expect the popularity of the clip will fire as it did.

This is the first and only YouTube video to exceed 10 billion views.

Baby Shark Dance | #babyshark Most Viewed Video | Animal Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children

You may be surprised to learn that several of the top 10 videos on YouTube are geared towards children.

For those curious, Psy’s hit video for Gangnam Style currently sits outside the top 10 at #11 with 4.3 billion views and Despacito has an impressive 7 billion views, showing just how hard it can be to get to the top of the mountain and stay on or near the top.

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