The 'Despacito' video just broke 3 billion views on YouTube

A still from the video

Lastly, Despacito became the most liked video on YouTube just last month.

Here are the other records the song broke: most views in 24 hours by a Spanish-language music video, the fastest Spanish-language video to earn 200 million views and the fastest music video ever to reach 2 billion views. So while Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee have hit a serious milestone, but it won't be forever. Less than one month ago, "See You Again" had managed to overtake Psy's "Gangnam Style" as the most-viewed song on the website, a record that "Gangnam Style" had held for four years and seven months.

The clip was shot in The popular area of la Perla, on the island of Porto Rico, now a popular tourist destination thanks to the success of "Despacito".




See You Again, the song by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth from the Furious 7 soundtrack. Daddy Yankee' has claimed the title for itself.

After spending 28 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the song is No. 1. As Boing Boing pointed out at the time, the top 10 YouTube videos of all time all had over 2 billion views - and "Despacito" was in the middle of that last with 2.4 billion. "I recognize the influence that the platform has", he said.

The SAN JUAN-filed video, which debuted in JANUARY, features the original FONSI/YANKEE track rather than the BIEBER remix. The music industry [has] changed.

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