"The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)", commonly abbreviated to "The Fox", is an electronic dance song and viral video by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis. The video was posted on YouTube on September 3, 2013 and has over 150 million views as of October 21. It has been compared to K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" and reached 100 million views faster than the latter. Currently, "The Fox" is number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest-ranked song by a Norwegian artist on the chart since a-ha's number-one song "Take on Me" in 1985.
The song was released as a single on iTunes in Norway on September 2, 2013 and it was planned to be released on iTunes in the United States on September 9. However, it remained unavailable for one week due to allegations of copyright infringement by a third party. It became available on the U.S. iTunes on September 16 and has peaked at number 5 on the Top Songs chart from October 11 to October 12, 2013. There are currently no plans to release an album including the song or any sequel to it