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“Despacito”: Song Of The Season

Written by Komal

A song viewed more than a billion times on YouTube.

Few months back, different versions of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of you was everywhere on Internet. Every other dance group was seen posting their version of dance videos of Ed Sheeran’s Shape of you. Now its the turn for Despacito, which has crossed more than a billion views on Youtube.

Despacito” is a reggaeton-pop song composed in common time with lyrics about having a sexual relationship, performed in a smooth and romantic way. This song  is a single by Puerto Rican pop artist Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. It topped the charts in 45 countries across Europe, North and Latin America, where it has become the most-viewed song in history, making it both Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s most successful single to date. Despacito became the first song primarily in Spanish to top the Billboard Hot 100.  A remix version featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber was released, for the English Speaking world, which helped in improving the song’s chat performances in numerous countries.

The song was well received from music critics. Recently on July 6, 2017 Despacito, received Premios Juventud for Perfect Combination and Best Song for Singing at the 14th Annual Premios Juventud.

Have a look at original version of song here

The remix version with Justin Bieber


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