According to Billboard: The mega-hit “Despacito,” featuring Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee and fellow Puerto singer Rican Luis Fonsi, featuring Justin Bieber, reached the No. 1 spot on the charts in May. The single smashed multiple records along the way as it became the first video to reach 3 billion views and then 4 billion views, a milestone no other music video has passed on the giant streaming server. The clip, shot in Spanish and without Justin Bieber’s additional verses, was first posted on Jan. 12 of this year and raced to the crown as most-watched video on YouTube in just 204 days.
Currently, “Despacito” has more than 4.4 billion views and it was the top music video of 2017 in more than 50 countries, according to a statement issued Wednesday (Dec. 6).