22 Mar '11, 12am

Rebecca Black's Friday, called 'The Worst Song Ever' and a 'train wreck' by some, has racked up 30 million YouTube hits

Rebecca Black's Friday, called 'The Worst Song Ever' and a 'train wreck' by some, has racked up 30 million YouTube hits

Friday, sung by 13-year-old Rebecca Black (above), was uploaded to YouTube last month by Ark Music Factory, a Los Angeles-based company that was hired by the girl's parents to produce the song for their daughter. --PHOTO: INTERNET WASHINGTON - A SONG by a California teenager that has been mercilessly panned by music critics has topped 30 million views on YouTube and rocketed up Apple's iTunes charts. Friday, sung by 13-year-old Rebecca Black, was uploaded to YouTube last month by Ark Music Factory, a Los Angeles-based company that was hired by the girl's parents to produce the song for their daughter. 'It's Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday, everybody's looking forward to the weekend,' the chorus goes. 'Partying, partying, partying. Fun, fun, fun, fun. Looking forward to the weekend.' The video attracted scant attention until a popular comedian linked to it on his b...

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