Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) May 07, 2013
Gummibär, the extremely popular singing and dancing animated gummy bear character, is one of YouTube's biggest super stars, and has been ever since his music video for the song "I Am A Gummybear" debuted in 2006. Now, with the advent of YouTube's new charts, Gummibär ranks right up there along side some of music's biggest names, including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Adele and Bruno Mars, coming in at 23 of the 30 most viewed videos of all time in all categories.
Of the Top 30 most watched videos of all time, on the YouTube charts, 29 are music videos. Of all the music videos, Gummibär's "I Am A Gummybear" song is the only song that's not signed, distributed, or affiliated with a major music label, making it the most viewed Indie music video on YouTube ever!
The original posting of The Gummy Bear Song shows over 323 million views, coming in right below Miley Cyrus - "Party In The USA" and right above Justin Bieber - "One Time." However, not taken into account are duplicate postings of The Gummy Bear Song video on YouTube. Added together, the total views would be many millions more, and would surely place the Gummy Bear Song much higher onto the YouTube charts.
The first Gummibär videos were posted in 2006 and since then the character has grown to be immensely popular around the world. The official YouTube channel for Gummibär today has over 1.5 billion documented views and continues to average about 2 million views every day. The Gummibär YouTube channel also ranks as the 27th most viewed musician of all-time and is the 67th most viewed channel of all-time.
The success of the Gummibär brand extends outside of YouTube too. The character’s songs have been released in over 40 different countries and in over 27 different languages. Gummibär has received Sales Certification Awards in over 8 countries, including one for sellling 96 times Platinum on Universal Records in Greece with its premier album “I Am A Gummybear,” despite the country’s adverse economic conditions. The musical success of Gummibär has also lead to extensive merchandising lines throughout the world.
About Gummybear International:
Gummybear International is engaged in the creation, development, and branding of animated entertainment properties, as well as musical content based on and produced for such properties. It markets and sells recorded musical and video products in various physical formats, such as compact discs and DVDs, and digital formats, such as downloads and ringtones, through a worldwide network of established distributors and licensees. The company’s music publishing segment owns and acquires rights to musical compositions, markets these compositions, and receives royalties or fees for their use. It also is actively developing mobile and computer based games and exploiting merchandising rights for its brands in cooperation with a variety of licensing partners. GBI is working on a number of film and TV projects. The company is headquartered in New Jersey. For more information, visit the Gummybear International website at http://www.gummybearinternational.com/.