Did you know?: One Pound Fish is the Gangnam Style of 2013

The one pound fish song is currently the second most Googled video.

December 22, 2012

The world now knows Muhammad Shahid Nazir as the One Pound Fish man from London. In order to attract people to buy his product, this fishmonger came up with a catchy tune: Come on ladies, come on ladies, one pound fish... Have a, have a look, one pound fish! Will this song be the music phenomenon for 2013?

After hearing him sing, people started recording the tune on their phones and later uploaded it on YouTube; it has earned five million hits till date. The fish man has already snapped up a record deal with Warner Music, according to thehothits.com. It’s also currently the second most Googled video.


“It’s a dream for me. What else can I say? I now have all this fame and popularity,” he shares with What’s Trending, according to the Huffington Post. “I think I am living a dream — my whole life has changed. I can forget everything but I can’t forget the one pound fish.”

Published in The Express Tribune, December 23rd, 2012.

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Salman | 10 years ago | Reply

The person who uploaded the YouTube video with 5 million views, will have made a small fortune over the advertising revenue, due to click rates.

Zeux | 10 years ago | Reply


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