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“Despacito” Is About To Become The Most Viewed Video In The History Of YouTube

While some people’s “Despacito” hype lasted all of two minutes, the Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber hit continues to break record after record. 

Reggeaton is reaching the American mainstream and the artists we know and love are blowing up and history is being made!

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This is huge!

“Despacito” is about the break the 3 billion mark on YouTube. That’s right – 3 BILLION!

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I can’t even understand how big that number is.

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*shrug emoji*

The record was previously held by Wiz Kalifah’s “See You Again.”  

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The song was released as a tribute to Paul Walker and featured in “Fast And The Furious 7.”

And before that, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” was on top.

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But there’s no doubt “Despacito” spread like a wildfire all over the world.

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Even Halle Berry was singing the lyrics on “Despierta America.”

At the time of this publication, “Despacito” reached the 2,993,786,682 mark and that’s a HUGE win for música Latina. Congrats boys!

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