Despacito Breaks World Record As The First Video To Score 5 Billion Views On Youtube
Luis Fonsi‘s and Daddy Yankee‘s smash hit music video “Despacito” has reached a remarkable milestone for becoming the world’s First video to reach 5 billion views on YouTube.
The track already has six Guinness World Records, and now it has a seventh thanks to those who can’t get enough of the absolute earworm that is Despacito.
It’s beaten the likes of Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again”, which sits at 3.4 billion views.
It’s other records include Most viewed music video online, Most viewed video online, and Most viewed music video on YouTube (duet).
It also earned the record for the single with the most weeks at No.1 in the USA, in September 2017 with 16 consecutive weeks, then it became the most streamed track worldwide upon being played 4.6 billion times across the globe.
More than a year after its debut, the Hispanic single broke the title for being the Most weeks at No.1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart in February 2018 after spending 42 non-consecutive weeks at the top spot.
Watch “Despacito” below: