PPAP (pen-pineapple-apple-pen)

Album: Single release only (2016)
Charted: 77

Songfacts®:

  • Piko-Taro is the alias of Japanese comic and DJ Daimaou Kosaka. His moniker is based off Borsalino, a character from Japan's One Piece manga-anime series. This bizarre song about fusing a pen with an apple and a pineapple is Piko-Tarro debut single. It originated as a music video released on YouTube on August 25, 2016, before going viral, thanks to its catchy beat and simple dance routine.
  • This 45-second-long novelty song is the shortest ever single to enter the US Billboard Hot 100. When it debuted at #77 in the chart dated October 2016 the track beat the record held for by The Womenfolk's 1 minute and 2 second "Little Boxes," which peaked at #83 in 1964.

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