The Despacito phenomenon

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“Despacito” has become the the biggest hit song for 2017 and most streamed track of all time, with over 4.6 billion plays across streaming platforms.

Despacito – Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee

Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, along with the remix featuring pop star Justin Bieber has surpassed the previous record held by Justin Bieber in 2015 with hit song “Sorry,” which had 4.38 billion plays.

Luis Fonsi talks on ‘Despacito’ hitting No.1 on the Billboards.

Who is the girl in the video clip?

It’s none other than Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Puerto Rico 2006, and Miss Universe 2006.

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Zuleyka talks about her experience as Miss Universe 2006.

We’ve also compiled a bunch of amazing covers and parody’s that prove that music, no matter where it comes from, connects everyone.

Here are our top 8 ‘Despacito’ covers and parody’s, enjoy!

1. Parody – Matecito

2. Parody – Esta escrito

3. Parody – Pelaito

4. Jean Atauje – Pan pipes cover

5. Graziatto – Despacito sax cover

6. Marcio Yagui – Despacito accordion cover

7. J.Fla (Korean) – Despacito cover

8. Ranz and Niana – When ‘despacito’ comes on

Did you have a favourite? Leave us a comment below.

 

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