“Despacito” has reached No. 1 in the UK and is No. 3 in the U.S. According to Forbes, “Despacito is the first song to be sung primarily in Spanish to reach the top 10 on the Hot 100 in just over 20 years”. Billboard also reports that the last song to reach this feat was “Macarena” by Los Del Rio. An incredible feat for all the artists involved.
The YouTube video reached over 1 Billion views. Daddy Yankee posted a tweet celebrating the feat.
— Daddy Yankee (@daddy_yankee) April 20, 2017
The song continues to rise on the charts. It was at #4 a couple of weeks ago.
— Daddy Yankee (@daddy_yankee) May 2, 2017