Spanish song conquers US chart
MIAMI: More than 20 years after the Macarena sensation, a Spanish-language song has again conquered the United States singles chart — Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi’s Despacito.
The song has soared to the top of the charts through an assist by pop celebrity Justin Bieber, who appears on a remix version with a breathy opening verse in English.
which also features the Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee, is a pop track driven by a reggaeton beat. The lyrics to the song, whose title means “slowly”, are full of sexual innuendos.
on Monday came in at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart of top-selling US singles, the second straight week it has taken the highest spot.