Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” Video Hits the Six Billion Mark on YouTube

Luis Fonsi continues to break records…

The 40-year-old Puerto Rican singer and Daddy Yankee’s smash “Despacito” has set a new record on YouTube, becoming the first video in the streaming platform’s history to reach six billion views.

Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee

According to YouTube, the original video reached the new mark on February 24 after earning 1.9 billion more views than any other video. 

In addition, YouTube shared that at its peak, the video received 25.7 million views in a single day, and is still averaging 2.8 million views a day so far this year.

The video for “Despacito” was released in January 2017. It was the first video to hit the 3 billion views mark, and eventually, the 4th and 5th billion view.

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