Gifford Children’s Choir
(The memetastic Choir of the Internet)
This was a triumph!
I’m making a note here, “Huge Success.”
It’s hard to overstate my satisfaction!
There is nothing pressing here, just statistics for you to share with the kids and make you proud!
I had predicted 200,000 views by the January 1, 2011. We have 450,000 in 15 days, 2010
Our original Still Alive video got 500,000 views in 39 days, Our Trololo video got 500,000 views in 31 days!
Still Alive had 38 countries that gave us 1,000 views or more.
Trololo had 40 countries that gave us 1,000 views or more and included Brazil which is the first foreign country to break 100,000 views of one of our videos.
There are 53 countries that have viewed the Gifford Choirs videos 1,000 times or more.
Top 10 Countries that watched “A Christmas Trololo”:
1. US: 144,692
2. Brazil: 121,443
3. Spain: 27,332
4. Russia: 23,530
5. Canada: 21,587
6. Poland: 18,757
7. United Kingdom: 16,274
8. Germany: 10,733
9. France: 9,086
10. Mexico: 6,861
Our kids have now been viewed over 1,000 times in 52 different countries.
They have been viewed over 1,000 times in every state in the US except Wyoming.
We are well on our way to becoming “The Choir of the Internet.”
There are 19 countries in the world where they have not been viewed including” North Korea, Cuba, Syria, Serbia Montenegro, Turkmenistan and 14 countries in Africa. Most of these say “No viewing data available.”
YouTube’s Regional Popularity:
Of all the people from a country viewing videos on YouTube in a given day, regional popularity is the percentage of them that viewed our video. We reached: Brazil 99%, US 94.1%, Spain 88.6%, Russia 87.7%, and Canada 82.8%. The only time we broke that was for “Still Alive” in the US we reached 99.5% regional popularity.
We received 27 weekly honors including:
#6 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment – Russia
#10 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment – Spain
#11 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment – Poland
#15 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment -Netherlands
#17 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment -Canada
#18 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment -Sweden
#19 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment -New Zealand
#19 Most Viewed (This Week-12/22/10) Entertainment -US
We presently have 2 monthly honors:
#68 Top Favorited (This Month-As of 1/2/11) Entertainment- US
#106 Most Viewed (This Month-As of 1/10/11) Entertainment- US
According to viralvideochart.unrulymedia.com we have been shared 4,866 times including 18 blog posts. We are being talked about by language: English 30%, Portuguese 30%, Spanish 30% and Russian 10%
We made it to G4TV’s Attack of the Show
We made it into The Escapist Magazine: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/106189-Still-Alive-Kids-Choir-is-Back-With-Trololo
We made it into the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online: http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/112032779.html
We were talked about on WGTD public radio by Dave McGrath
We were mentioned in an article in the Huffington Post: click here
We made it on the front page of KnowYourMeme.com were they called it “a memetastic performance” and then included us on the Trololo page, a more or less permanent place of honor in a new category called “Tribute Performances”: click here
The #1 website that brought people to our video was Kibeloco.com.br in Brazil. 81,609 views.
The 1st website to post us that I am aware of was hypervocal.com.
And we have an article coming out in the CaledoniaPatch.com on or after January 1.
The masks contributed greatly to the view count. The Guy Fawkes mask first but then the Hilary Clinton mask took over. Hilary happens to look just like Brazilian fashion designer and politician Clodovil Hernandez. Another lucky break is that Trololo means “Nonsense” in Brazilian Portuguese. What a fun time this has been!
View Counts for A Christmas Trololo by Country:
Total Views: 473,420
Thousand Views Club:
United Kingdom: 15,547
Czech Republic: 1,249
New Zealand: 1,210
There are 207 places (Countries and The Like) where someone has watched the Gifford Choirs: (37 actual places with no views. Many have no internet access such as Antarctica and Picairn Island)
Lesotho, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Nambia, Zambia, Angola, Cameroon, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Bukina Faso, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria
Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, India
Middle East: 15
Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaljan, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emerates, Oman, Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Turkey
South America: 13
Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, Argentina, Columbia, Peru, Venezuela
North America: 9
USA, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Greenland
United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Russia, Poland, Sweden, France, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Ukraine, Portugal, Netherlands, Denmark, Ireland, Hungary, Lithuania, Switzerland, Austria, Latvia, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Estonia, Slovenia, Greece, Belarus, Moldova, Bosnia Herzogovinia. Bulgaria, Albania, Macedonia
Near Australia: 6
Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia
Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Falkland Islands
Plus All These Islands and other similar places:
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:3
Trinidad and Tobago:
Faroe Islands: 10
Netherlands Antilles: 14
Turks and Caicos Islands: 4
New Caledonia: 6
Aland Islands: 5
Palestinian Territory: 5
French Polynesia: 4
Brunei Darussalam: 23
Isle of man: 17
Saint Kitts and Nevis: 7
Cape Verde.cv: 5
Virgin Islands.vi: 3
Antigua and Barbuda.ag:1
Northern Mariana Islands.mp:6
Cayman Islands.ky: 9
American Samoa.as: 2
Saint Lucia.lc : 11
Saint Pierre and Miquelon.pm:1