Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Tops Hot Latin Songs Chart for 30th Week
“Despacito” ties Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdon” for second-longest reign a No. 1.
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” featuring Justin Bieber, scores its 30th week at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart (dated Sept. 9), becoming just the third song to reach the 30-week mark in the chart’s 31-year history.
“Despacito,” which also earns a record-tying 16th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, ties Nicky Jam and Enrique Iglesias’ “El Perdon” for the second-longest reign at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart. The all-time leader, Iglesias’ “Bailando,” featuring Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona, spent 41 weeks at No. 1 from May 2014 to February 2015.
“Despacito” first topped the Hot Latin Songs chart on the Feb. 18-dated list and has ruled the chart ever since.
Most Weeks at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs Chart
Weeks at No. 1, Title, Artist
41, “Bailando,” Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
30, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
30, “El Perdon,” Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
25, “La Tortura,” Shakira Featuring Alejandro Sanz
22, “Ginza,” J Balvin
20, “Te Quiero,” Flex
20, “Me Enamora,” Juanes
20, “A Puro Dolor,” Son By Four
Banda Los Recoditos Scores Another Top Five Album: Meanwhile, Banda Los Recoditos earns its fourth top 5 album on the Top Latin Albums chart, as Los Gustos Que Me Do arrives at No. 4 with 3,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Aug. 24, according to Nielsen Music.
Most of the group’s album units were in traditional album sales, helping the group land its third No. 1 on the Latin Album Sales chart.
Farruko, Bad Bunny & Rvssian Hit the Top 10: Finally, Farruko, Bad Bunny and Rvssian’s “Krippy Kish” leaps 11-6 on the Hot Latin Songs chart in its third week, thanks, in part, to a 37 percent increase in streams, yielding the chart’s Greatest Gainer honors in streaming.
The song is Farruko’s his sixth top 10 hit on the Hot Latin Songs chart and the first for Bad Bunny and Rvssian.