06 August, 2017
"Despacito", the Puerto Rican smash hit by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, is now the most-watched YouTube video of all time. "Thank you all for supporting since day one!" "Despacito" robbed Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again" of the title which had broken the record of Psy's "Gangnam Style" only a month back.
This also adds to Daddy Yankee's own records as an artist. "I recognize the influence that the platform has", he said.
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The track with its reggaeton beat went viral soon after its January release and found an even more colossal audience in April when pop star Justin Bieber appeared in a remix. As I type this, the original version has been viewed 2,994,524,361 times, meaning that it's a sure thing to be the first-ever 3-billion-plus song on the site.
As well as this, Despacito is the first Spanish-language song to reach No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1996's Macarena, with Los Del Rio. The music industry has changed. And YouTube has a big responsibility, and I recognize it. Breaking the record is overwhelming, and I'm happy to keep [inspiring] others to do the same.