Hit song 'Des­pac­ito' be­comes most viewed video on YouTube

Kuwait Times - - LIFESTYLE -

The mu­sic video for the No. 1 hit song "Des­pac­ito" has a new record - it's be­come the most pop­u­lar clip on YouTube of all­time with more than three bil­lion views. YouTube an­nounced Fri­day that Luis Fonsi's ubiq­ui­tous song with Daddy Yan­kee has sur­passed pre­vi­ous record holder "See You Again," the song by Wiz Khal­ifa and Char­lie Puth from the "Fu­ri­ous 7" sound­track.

"Des­pac­ito" be­came an in­ter­na­tional smash hit this year, top­ping the Bill­board Hot 100 chart. The record-break­ing video does not in­clude the pop­u­lar remix with Justin Bieber; that ver­sion has been viewed more than 464 mil­lion times. "Des­pac­ito" is on track to be­come the first video to reach three bil­lion views on YouTube. The video is also the most "liked" video on YouTube. — AP

In this file photo, singers Luis Fonsi, left and Daddy Yan­kee per­form dur­ing the Latin Bill­board Awards in Co­ral Gables, Florida. — AP

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