Continuing to make history and break ground, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” (Remix) featuring Justin Bieber is the “first mostly Spanish-language song to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1996.”Dominating airwaves and streaming services, the inescapable smash stands out as the #1 record in theworld right now.
Mixing reggaetón, pop, and hip-hop, this powerhouse anthem stands out as the year’s biggest international smash and a true global movement. “Despacito” remains the #1 “Most-Streamed Spanish Song on Spotify.” Luis Fonsi holds the distinction of being the “First Latin Artist to Break Into Spotify’s Top 3.”It also went #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 Chart, making it “The Most Viral Song in the World.” Plus, the single unanimously clutches #1 on Spotify across all Spanish-speaking countries. On iTunes Latino, it captured #1 on the “Top Songs” Chart for 16 consecutive weeks. Meanwhile, the music video is the #1 video of 2017, accomplishing “The Fastest Rise to 1 Billion Views Among Spanish Videos” and becoming the second video to achieve this milestone in history after Adele’s “Hello.” This anthem has sat atop YouTube’s Global Chart at #1 for 9 weeks and counting and #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart for 15 straight weeks.