|Date Joined:||1st December 2006|
|Date Shut Down:||N/A|
|Schedule:||1 main video every two or three weeks followed up with Behind the Scenes and, sometimes, Butthurt Comments|
Bart Baker (born May 5, 1986) is a song parody maker on YouTube.
As of the February 4, 2014 his 3 most viewed parodies are, in this order:
- "California Boys," parody of Katy Perry's "California Gurls" (from 2010, with over 36 million views)
- "Hot Dog, Condom Style," parody of PSY's "Gangnam Style" (from 2012, with over 31 million views)
- Miley Cyrus - "Wrecking Ball" Parody (from 2013, with over 29 Million views)
Bart Baker receives a lot of hate comments, particularly from fans of One Direction, Justin Bieber, Austin Mahone, and other teen idols whose songs he parodies. The "Butthurt Comments" videos have inspired joke and fake hate comments from individuals hoping to have their comments featured in upcoming videos.
The 1st "Butthurt Comments" was published on the 4th of May 2013, compiling comments from his One Direction parodies "Live While We're Young," "What Makes You Beautiful," "Kiss You," and "Little Things."
The 2nd was uploaded on the 14th of June 2013 with comments from his "Gentleman" parody, "Super Creepy Asian Man."
The 3rd was posted on the 26th of July 2013 with comments from his parody of "We Can't Stop."
The 4th was posted on the 28th of September 2013 with comments from his parody of "Applause."
- California Gurls - Old men in bikinis and Speedos playing the parts of Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg.
- Call Me, Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen being psychotic and creepy with a crazy crush on Obama.
- What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction being lectured by their manager to cover up the fact that they're gay. (Steve Greene and HiimRawn are featured in this one and many of the later ones as well.)
- As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber's ex ditching him and his swag for One Direction. (JB also pukes a lot.)
- I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift goes nuts on her ex-boyfriends.
- We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus being twerk-crazed and high. Liam Hemsworth (Joey Graceffa), Billy Ray Cyrus, and Amanda Bynes (Shane Dawson) also appear.
- Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke being a rapist/woman molester until all hell breaks loose. (Dave Days and Olga Kay put in cameos.)
- Best Song Ever - One Direction decides to cash on on the fact their fans actually love terrible songs. (Steve Greene, HiimRawn, Max No Sleeves, Sam Pepper, Mazzi Maz, and VitalyZdTV all make appearances.)
- Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus being twerk-crazed and skanky. (Steve-O and Ron Jeremy put in cameos and Joey Graceffa reprises his role as Liam Hemsworth.)
- Royals - Lorde being racist, self-centered, filthy rich, and oppressively depressing.
- All That Matters - Justin Bieber being self-centered and spoiled. (JB also gets bottles thrown at him a lot.)
- The Monster - Eminem being psychoanalyzed by Rihanna and discovering his destiny.
- Confident - Justin Bieber being self-centered and spoiled again, but now he's the one throwing things. (Alphacat featured as President Obama, trying to decide whether to deport JB back to Canada.)
- Originally, Bart Baker featured other performers and only made cameo appearances in his parodies.
- Austin Smith, who appears in many of Bart Baker's videos, going back years, grew up with Bart Baker in the Chicago area.
- Bart comes from Winnetka, Illinois and graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Film/Video.
- Bart now lives in Los Angeles and works with Maker Studios.
- The fastest any of Bart's videos has hit 1,000,000 views is 2.5 days ("Blurred Lines").
- "I Knew You Were Trouble" was named Music Video Parody of the Year 2013 by YouTube analytics company Tubular Labs.
- If you watch very closely, you'll see Bart in "YouTube Rewind: 2013" (at 2:28). (He's a little easier to spot in the related Behind the Scenes video.)
- Carson Daly showed a clip from Bart's "Wrecking Ball" parody on his 2013 New Years Eve show on NBC.