Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' becomes first video with 3 billion YouTube views
UPI News Service, 08/05/2017
"Despacito" is now the most-watched video in YouTube history.
"The 1st to reach 3 BILLION VIEWS, @LuisFonsi & @daddy_yankee's #Despacito is officially the most watched video on YT," the website's Twitter account announced Friday.
The wildly popular, Spanish-language music video was first posted online Jan. 12.
"What an honor.. most viewed video in history and first video to reach 3 billion views... y EN ESPAi‘OL!!" singer Luis Fonsi wrote in an Instagram post.
"Thank you to everybody involved @daddyyankee @zuleykarivera @elasticpeople Thank you, the fans for celebrating this song with us y gracias Puerto Rico por ser el escenario mas hermoso del mundo. Que viva la miºsica latina #Despacito #RecordBreaking #ThisIsHowWeDoItDownInPR #LaPerla."
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