Almost 17 million people watched the original video for “Fancy Like” on TikTok. It became the most viewed video in the history of the site. Now, it’s being recreated by thousands of people on TikTok, with the hashtag #fancylike.
The song has also been featured in a national Applebee’s ad campaign. The chain has even changed its menu to reflect the song’s lyrics. It brought back the Oreo shake, which was previously off the menu.
The song has also made it onto the Top 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs, with over half a million listens. It spent six months at the top of the chart, and the video of Walker Hayes and his daughter dancing has become a viral sensation.
Applebee’s also has a tie-up with Hayes, signing him to a major endorsement deal. Hayes plans to release a new EP and tour in the near future.
Meanwhile, “Fancy Like” has already earned the song a spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, with a total of twenty weeks at the top. It’s also climbed the Mediabase country airplay chart’s Top Ten, making it the biggest jump for a country song in nearly five years. It’s even been sung on Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Since its release, “Fancy Like” has become a huge trend in the country music world. It’s also gotten attention from Applebee’s, which has even changed their menu to reflect the lyrics of the song.