Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito' Reaches 6 Billion Views on YouTube

Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee "Despacito"
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Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee "Despacito"

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s "Despacito” has set a new record on YouTube, becoming the first video in YouTube history to reach six billion views.

According to streaming platform, the original video reached the billionaire digit on Feb. 24 after earning 1.9 billion more views than any other video. In addition, the company 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 on January 2017. It was the first video to hit the 3 billion views mark, and eventually, the 4th and 5th billion view marks as well.