LUIS FONSI & DADDY YANKEE RELEASE “DESPACITO” REMIX FEATURING JUSTIN BIEBER
NEARING 1 BILLION YOUTUBE VIEWS & 500 MILLION GLOBAL STREAMS
NEW YORK, NY (April 17, 2017) – Today, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee release the brand new “Despacito” (Remix) featuring Justin Bieber via UMLE/RBMG/Def Jam/Republic Records.
Get it HERE.
Mixing reggaetón, pop, and hip-hop, this powerhouse anthem stands out as the year’s biggest international smash. Already, “Despacito” earned the distinction of becoming “The First Spanish Language Song To Occupy the Top 10 on the Global Spotify Chart for 10 Consecutive Weeks.” It has cumulatively generated over 500 million global streams, while its music video is quickly closing in on 1 billion YouTube/VEVO views.
A true global movement, “Despacito” remains the #1 “Most-Streamed Spanish Song on Spotify.” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee holds the distinction of being the “First Latin Artist to Break Into Spotify’s Top 3,” reaching #3 on the Global Chart. 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 900 Million 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 8 weeks and counting and #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart for 10 straight weeks.
Around the world, “Despacito” soared to the top of the charts on iTunes and Spotify in 17 countries, going #1 in Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, and Romania as well as Top 10 in Russia and France. At Shazam, it’s #2 on the Global Chart.
Apple Music: https://republic.link.to/DespacitoBieberRemixDL/applemusic
Google Play: https://republic.link.to/DespacitoBieberRemixDL/google-play
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