Muppet tribute trends around the world: viral video spotlight
Wednesday 24 August 2011
American band OK Go's contribution to a 12-song collection honoring Jim Henson's Muppets has gone viral on YouTube, becoming one of the most shared videos in several countries around the world.
OK Go and The Muppets - Muppet Show Theme Song is one of several tracks produced for the album by bands including Weezer, My Morning Jacket and The Fray.
OK Go's contribution, "Muppet Show Theme Song," has gone viral on YouTube, attracting nearly 200,000 views and 7,000 "likes" in the 24 hours after being uploaded on August 23. The video is also currently the most shared YouTube link in the United States and the sixth most shared in the UK and is trending in numerous other countries around the world.
The video "OK Go and The Muppets - Muppet Show Theme Song" can be watched in full at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiMZa8flyYY
The full Muppets tribute album, The Green Album, can be downloaded at http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/muppets-the-green-album/id452905746
The Muppets will also feature in an upcoming film due to be released in the United States on November 23.
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