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Animated YouTube superstar, Gummibär, hit #1 on the iTunes Children's Music Chart in the UK with the song "I Am Your Gummy Bear (The Gummy Bear Song)." The song reached the top of the iTunes download chart, beating out other popular children's songs such as "The Duck Song," "Pokemon Theme" and "Axel F" by Crazy Frog.
The recent achievement marks the 12th time that Gummibär has reached the #1 position on a music chart. Other chart topping achievements include hitting #1 on the Dance Singles and Dance Ringtones Charts of iTunes US, as well as reaching the #1 position on the Dance Singles Chart of iTunes Canada. He has also earned multiple gold and platinum awards in various countries.
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 (http://www.youtube.com/gummybearintl) 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.
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/.
Photo Courtesy of Gummibär's Web Site
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