YouTube channel celebrates Black and Brown features and history.

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March 29, 2023

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"Gracie's Corner" artwork.
"Gracie's Corner" artwork."Gracie's Corner"

The YouTube channel, “Gracie’s Corner,” has reached a record-breaking milestone for the brand, with over 100 million views in February. The worldwide children’s channel continues to engage viewers and highlight the often underrepresented Black and Brown characters in children’s edutainment content. Father and daughter duo, Dr. Javoris Hollingsworth and Graceyn Hollingsworth, created the series to create a space for Black creators to be seen on and off the screen.  

Nearly one in five U.S. kids ages 12 and under watch “Gracie’s Corner,” according to a recent nationally representative poll from UTA IQ, the agency’s data, research and digital strategy division. 

This is not the first milestone that the series has accomplished, as “Gracie’s Corner” has surpassed 1.6 million YouTube subscribers, 200K followers on Instagram and 200K followers on TikTok. Other viral moments from the brand include songs centered around loving one’s natural hair, celebrating Black history and respecting others. Featuring sounds and music from the Black Diaspora, the Gracie’s Corner YouTube channel has been viewed more than 878 million times, which equates to a watch time of more than 84 million hours. 

“At ‘Gracie’s Corner,’ our goal is to empower and educate children from diverse backgrounds,” the Hollingsworths said in a joint statement. “We pride ourselves on creating fun and engaging songs that emphasize learning. We’re extremely excited about reaching this major milestone as the channel and brand continue to grow. We remember when we first started in 2020 and only had 100 views. To see our channel organically achieve over 100 million views in a single month feels surreal. We are excited about what the future holds for ‘Gracie’s Corner.’ We would like to thank everyone for their support and help in reaching this milestone; it means everything to us!” 

One in five of its YouTube views are from fans outside the U.S., and its international popularity continues growing. In fact, over the past six months (Sept. 2022-March 2023), “Gracie’s Corner” experienced a 59% increase in international viewers of its YouTube channel compared to the six months prior. 

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