Viral Phenomenon Joins Forces with Entertainer Yoo Jae Suk
(Los Angeles, CA) January 8, 2020 — “Baby Shark” is back with a brand-new twist inspired by trot, a 100-year-old retro style of K-pop music well known for its repetitive rhythms and vocal inflections. For this video, Pinkfong has collaborated with the “yellow suit guy” from PSY’s “Gangnam Style” video, Yoo Jae Suk (also known as Yoo San Seul). The video is available on Pinkfong’s YouTube channel and quickly achieved over 880,000 views from its release date of December 31st to January 6th.
They’ve already teamed up with US DJ and producer Jauz to release a “Baby Shark” EDM remix last May, Pinkfong has also collaborated with BT21 to create a “Baby Shark x BT21” video which achieved 6 million views in just two weeks.
The new “Baby Shark” video, better known as “Baby Shark Dance (K-pop Retro English Version)” is out now on Pinkfong’s YouTube channel.
Pinkfong’s flagship video series, the original “Baby Shark” has become one of the biggest viral explosions in children’s digital media history, with 4.2 billion YouTube views and a 17-week streak on Billboard’s Hot 100 as Top 50 since January 2019. It even spawned an international social media challenge with over 700 thousand covers of the video. The song has become beloved not only to the masses but to many celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, John Legend, James Corden, and Kylie Jenner as well.
Pinkfong is a global entertainment brand that creates award-winning kids’ content for families around the world. The company has produced over 4,000 songs, stories and games that are available on multiple digital platforms. Pinkfong’s YouTube channel alone has 45 million subscribers, not to mention 23 billion views across the globe. It goes without saying they are one of the most influential channels for kids in digital media, with its award-winning mobile app series achieving 200 million downloads across 164 countries to date. Their flagship song and video “The Baby Shark Dance” is now the 4th most viewed video in YouTube history. Go to Pinkfong’s website for news and updates, and subscribe to its YouTube channel for the latest “Baby Shark” videos.