Viral Ditty 'Baby Shark' Enters Billboard Chart

      January 10, 2019 13:13

      The viral Korean novelty hit "Baby Shark" entered the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Chart at 32 on Wednesday.

      Only very few Korean stars like Psy, Bangtan Boys, CL, and Black Pink have managed to enter the Billboard 100 since 2010.

      "Baby Shark" is a ditty sung by autotuned children with the inspiring lyrics "Baby Shark doo doo doo doo," etc. all the way through the shark family. It was first released by Korean education media start-up SmartStudy in 2015.

      The "Baby Shark Dance" video, which features two children dancing against an animated underwater background, has garnered over 2.1 billion hits on YouTube since 2016.

      The song also ranked sixth on Britain's Official Singles Chart on Jan. 4.

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