The international hit made it on the list of many culture and music critics best songs and music videos of the decade.
Up to date, the “Despacito” music video leads YouTube Music’s chart as their most-watched video of all time with over 6 billion views.
The song was written by Fonsi, Yankee and Panamanian songwriter Erika Ender topped the charts of 47 countries and reached the top 10 of six others. This marks Fonsi and Yankee’s most successful single yet.
“Despacito” remained the longest-running number-one on the Hot Latin chart for a total of 56 weeks but its success didn’t stop there. It also became the first Latin music song to receive a diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America.
After receiving its three billionth view in August of 2017, “Despacito” officially became the most-viewed YouTube video of all time.
Congrats to Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and everyone involved in the creative process of this worldwide record-breaking hit.