Although the lyrics are likely to get stuck in your head, the song about a shark family has become a hit with children and adults around the world. The baby shark song was created by the YouTube channel Pinkfong , a Korean-based channel for kids that creates videos of sing-along songs and dances. The educational channel, which has more than 10 million subscribers, creates the brightly-coloured videos to help children learn and interact with the cartoon Pinkfong - a prince from the planet Staria.
What is the baby shark song?
To some, Only is known as "the Baby Shark Guy. With the help of Korean attorney K. If damage compensation is awarded, it will be determined by the judge after the hearings are closed, Chong said. Learn more about Johnny Only: Johnny Only encourages parent and child creativity. Chong said the case is now underway at the Seoul Central District Court. The first hearing was in July, and the Korea Copyright Commission will soon review the two songs. Only thinks it was several decades ago when he first heard "Baby Shark.
Popular as a campfire song, it has taken off since , when Pinkfong , a South Korean education company, turned it into a viral video which spread through social media, online video, and radio. Some sources have mentioned traditional myths as a basis, others camping origins in the 20th century,  and some see it as possibly developed by camp counselors inspired by the movie Jaws. Different versions of the song have the sharks hunting fish, eating a sailor, or killing people, who then go to heaven. Various entities have copyrighted original videos and sound recordings of the song, and some have trademarked merchandise based on their versions; however, according to The New York Times , the underlying song and characters are believed to be in the public domain. The single peaked at 25th on of the German charts  and at 21 in the Austrian charts. The German version of the song remains popular among German youth groups and multiple variations also in different dialects of German  have been published. Johnny Only, a children's entertainer based in Upstate New York, was a DJ at a kids camp, and the counselors would regularly perform the song with their campers, acting out the hand gestures and going through each verse. Only saw how engaged and animated the campers were when "Baby Shark" was performed, so when he became a full-time children's entertainer, he released his own version. The "Baby Shark" song was further popularized by a video produced by Pinkfong , an education brand within South Korean media startup SmartStudy. This version of the song was performed by thenyear-old Korean-American singer Hope Segoine.