New to the Shoot New Release Sport Playlist this week, is Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee with the brand new ‘Despacito’ (Remix) featuring Justin Bieber (via UMLE/RBMG/Def Jam/Republic Records). Listen to the monster hit below:
The song was written by Luis Fonsi and Erika Ender and was produced by Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo, best known as El Dandee from the pop duo Cali & El Dandee. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee previously collaborated on the 2010 song ‘Una Oportunidad’.
Mixing reggaetón, pop, and hip-hop, this powerhouse anthem stands out as the year’s biggest international smash. Already, ‘Despacito’ earned the distinction of becoming “The First Spanish Language Song To Occupy the Top 10 on the Global Spotify Chart for 10 Consecutive Weeks.”
It has cumulatively generated over 500 million global streams, while its music video is quickly closing in on 1 billion YouTube/VEVO views.
A true global movement, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee holds the distinction of being the “First Latin Artist to Break Into Spotify’s Top 3,” reaching #3 on the Global Chart.
‘Despacito’ also went #1 on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 Chart, and the single unanimously clutches #1 on Spotify across all Spanish-speaking countries. On iTunes Latino, it captured #1 on the “Top Songs” Chart for 16 consecutive weeks. Meanwhile, the music video is the #1 video of 2017, accomplishing “The Fastest Rise to 900 Million Views Among Spanish Videos” and becoming the second video to achieve this milestone in history after Adele’s ‘Hello.’
This anthem has sat atop YouTube’s Global Chart at #1 for 8 weeks and counting and #1 on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs Chart for 10 straight weeks.
Around the world, ”Despacito’ soared to the top of the charts on iTunes and Spotify in 17 countries, going #1 in Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, and Romania as well as Top 10 in Russia and France. At Shazam, it’s #2 on the Global Chart.
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