‘Despacito’ Becomes The First Video On YouTube To Hit 6 Billion Views

“Despacito” continues to break records.

The popular Latin hit by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee has just reached another incredible milestone, becoming the first video in YouTube history to hit six billion views.

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Released in January 2017, the music video has consistently out-performed all others on the streaming platform. It was the first to hit three, four, then five billion views.

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An even more impressive stat? According to Billboard, “The video received 25.7 million views in a single day” at the peak of the song’s popularity. This year, it continues to average 2.8 million views a day.

Fonsi took to Instagram to celebrate, captioning the above video clip with the following translated message: “I never get tired of thanking the team that made this possible.”

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