Piko-Taro

Watch “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” Singer Partner With UN For “SDGs” PSA

Last year, Piko-Taro -- the fictional pop artist created by Japanese comedian Kazuhito Kosaka -- became the record holder for the shortest song to ever…
James Rettig | July 17, 2017 - 12:09 pm

“Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen” Singer Stars In A SoftBank Commercial With His #1 Fan Justin Bieber

Back in October, the world was briefly enamored with a viral video featuring the Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka performing as the fictional songwriter Piko-Taro. The…
Pranav Trewn | February 7, 2017 - 2:25 pm

Shortest-Ever Hot 100 Hit “PPAP” Gets A Long Version

Last week, "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen" -- the debut track from fictional songwriter Piko-Taro, who was created by Japanese comedian Kazuhito Kosaka -- became the shortest-ever song to…
James Rettig | October 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm

“PPAP” Is The Shortest Song To Hit The Hot 100

"Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen" is the debut song from Piko-Taro, a fictional singer-songwriter created by Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka. It's only 45 seconds long and consists of less…
Collin Robinson | October 21, 2016 - 5:23 pm