Baby Shark has become the most viewed song on YouTube with 7.04bn views, over four years after it was first uploaded.

Recorded by South Korean company Pinkfong, the song has edged past views of Despacito, the 2017 single by Puerto Rican pop stars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.

The song is one of the popular rhyme with the original writer of it is still unknown. However, it became a rage after being recorded by 10-year-old Korean-American singer Hope Segoine.

Produced by educational company Pinkfong and accompanied by piscine dance moves, it first went viral in south-east Asia, then later in the US and Europe. It reached No 6 in the UK singles chart, and No 32 in the US, reports guardian.com.

The song is one minute and 21 seconds long and is widely loved for its lyrics “doo-doo-doo-du-du-du-du-du-du” that propel endless replays.