Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' Reaches 6 Billion Views on YouTube

"Despacito" has reached a new record....yes apart from the seven Guinness World Records the song broke late last year.

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's smash hit, "Despacito" has set a new record on YouTube, becoming the first video in YouTube history to reach six billion views.

According to the streaming platform - YouTube, the original video reached the billionaire digit on Feb. 24 after earning 1.9 billion more views than any other video. In addition, the company shared that at its peak, the video received 25.7 million views in a single day, and is still averaging 2.8 million views a day so far this year (Billboard).

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Fonsi received seven Guinness World Records titles thanks to the chart-topping song he dropped in January 2017.

“Despacito” (track and music video) was released on January 2017. It was the first video to hit the 3 billion views mark, and eventually, the 4th and 5th billion view marks as well and will continue to break records. Congratulations Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.

 

Photos: Screen-grabs for 'Despacito' Music Video

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