By: Danielle Garrand | CBS News
11. January 2019
The Billboard Hot 100 chart is usually home to the music's greatest stars – and songs. But a baby shark swam right into it this week.
The children's song "Baby Shark" debuted at No. 32 on the form for the week ending January 12.
"Baby Shark" has been around for decades, but was given a different life with the 2016 version created by Pinkfong, a South Korean educational brand, according to Billboard. The beloved song's iteration first became viral in Indonesia, which made its way to the United States during the summer.
Pinkfong's YouTube video of the song has over two billion views and closed the last streaming tracking week ending January 3 with 20.8 million streams, according to Nielsen Music.
The main lyrics "Doo, Doo, Doo", repeat while introducing members of a shark family combined with a simple dance, make the tune perfect feed for young children, leading to countless viral videos of those dancing and singing together .
The song's growth gain combined with the drop-off of 23 holiday tunes from the Hot 100 gave "Baby Shark" the opening it needed to throw 32 places, Billboard reports.
] The song sprayed past Ava Max's "Sweet But Psycho", which bells in No. 41, Ariana Grande's "Imagine", sits at 63, and Ellie Goulding, Diplo and Swae Lee's hit " Close to Me "at # 33.