Despacito (Remix)

Despacito (Remix) by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, May 18, 2017 spending 11 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "Despacito" (American Spanish: [despa'sito]; transl. "Slowly") is a song by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. A remix version featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber was released on April 17, 2017, which helped to improve the song's chart performance in numerous countries, including various number-one positions. "Despacito" has been widely credited by music journalists as being instrumental in popularizing Spanish-language pop music in the mainstream market again. It has received Latin Grammy Awards for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Urban Fusion/Performance, and Best Short Form Music Video at the 18th Latin Grammy Awards. "Despacito" has been also ranked among the best Latin songs of all-time and the best songs of 2017 by various publications, which referred to it as one of the most successful Spanish-language tracks in pop music history. The song topped the charts of 47 countries and reached the top 10 of six others. In the United States, it became the first song primarily in Spanish to top the Billboard Hot 100 since Los del Río's "Macarena" in 1996, subsequently tying the longest-reigning number one on the Billboard Hot 100 at the time with 16 weeks, as well as becoming the longest-running number-one on the Hot Latin Songs chart with 56 weeks. It also became the first Latin song to receive a diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. The music video shows both artists performing the song in La Perla neighborhood of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and local bar La Factoría. It was the most-viewed YouTube video of all-time from August 2017 to November 2020. It became the first video on the site to reach the milestones of three, four, five, six, and seven billion views.

Despacito (Remix) FAQs

Who sang Despacito (Remix)?

Despacito (Remix) was performed by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

What year did Despacito (Remix) get to the UK number 1 spot?

Despacito (Remix) first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, May 18, 2017

How long was Despacito (Remix) at number 1 in the UK?

Despacito (Remix) spent 11 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.