How Exactly Did ‘The Harlem Shake’ Get So Big?
Friday, January 20, 2023, By Julia Mazzer
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Bill Werde, director of the Bandier Program at Newhouse, was interviewed for the MTV News article “What Makes A Hit? The Legacy Of ‘Harlem Shake’ And No. 1 Memes.” This article highlights the tendency of songs that trend across a variety of platforms, such as “Gangnam Style” and “The Harlem Shake” to become number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for long periods of time.