‘Despacito’ dethrones Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ as most viewed YouTube video


‘Despacito’ dethrones Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ as most viewed YouTube video

By Lukmon Fasasi

Mere weeks after Wiz Khalifa‘s Fast and Furious 7 soundtrack, ‘See You Again’ became YouTube’s most viewed video, ‘Despacito’ has surged right past it to claim that crown.

‘Despacito’ is a song by Latin artiste, Luis Fonsi, which was released in January and featured Daddy Yankee.

However, its remix which features Justin Bieber has let the song stay trending and be number one in America for the last three months.

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As a result, the song’s music video has now become the most-viewed on YouTube at 3,027,565,064 as at the time of this report.

‘Despacito’ also becomes the first music video to cross the three billion mark on the video streaming platform.

It beats ‘See You Again’ to second spot with 2,998,956,789 views while Psy‘s ‘Gangnam Style’ is now third with 2,921,048,587 views.

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