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A remix version featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber was released on April 17,which helped to improve the song's chart performance in numerous countries, including various number-one positions. The worldwide increase of Latin pop music consumption from onwards has been referred to as "the 'Despacito' effect.
It is a reggaeton and Latin pop song composed in common time with lyrics about having a sexual relationship, performed in a smooth and romantic way. Commercially, the song topped the charts of 47 countries and reached the top 10 of six others, making it both Fonsi's and Daddy Yankee's most successful single to date.
Straight On - Sukoï Fever - Are You Subversive ? the United States, it became the first song primarily in Spanish to top the Billboard Hot since "Macarena" Bayside Boys Mix insubsequently tying the longest-reigning number one on the Billboard Hot at the time with 16 weeks, as Three Minutes Of Violence (Pedros Theme) - Son Of Noise - The Mighty Son Of Noise as becoming the longest-running number-one on the Hot Latin Songs chart with 56 weeks.
It also became the first Latin song to receive a diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. Internationally, it broke the record for most weeks at number one in Switzerland and Germany Three Minutes Of Violence (Pedros Theme) - Son Of Noise - The Mighty Son Of Noise became the longest-reigning foreign language number-one in the United Kingdom. In Augustthe official music video for "Despacito" became the most-viewed YouTube video of all time after receiving its three billionth view.
It became the first video on the site to reach the milestones of three, four, five, and six billion views. Upon its release, "Despacito" received generally favourable reviews from music critics, who praised the fusion between Latin and urban rhythms, its catchiness, and its text painting. After two years without releasing new music, Luis Fonsi wanted to create "a fun track that had that Latin feel with a melody that I feel very comfortable singing and that will make people just dance.
Fonsi Kissing Song - L-Rad - Long-Range Audio Device composed "Despacito" as a cumbia and pop song with lyrics written as a balladbut began to consider giving it an "urban injection" and contacted reggaeton artist Daddy Yankeewho agreed to collaborate on the song after Fonsi played him the demo.
Originally, Luis Fonsi focused on other songs of his album after making the demo of "Despacito". He asked for a Shure SM58 and recorded his verse and the post-chorus in a corner of the studio's control room. Luis Fonsi stated that both Daddy Yankee and he were surprised after hearing the final song because it sounded Three Minutes Of Violence (Pedros Theme) - Son Of Noise - The Mighty Son Of Noise , fresh and different.
Fonsi stated that he made "Despacito" a danceable song because "Latinos are known for being happy people" and that he feels the need of happy music. Three months after the release of the original version, Canadian singer Justin Bieber wanted to record a remix after seeing how people reacted to the song in a Colombian nightclub during a tour in South America. In JuneEnglish musician Ed Sheeran revealed that he wanted to record a remix version of the song but Justin Bieber "advantaged him. The remix featuring Justin Bieber maintained the original rhythms and Luis Fonsi translated some lines to English, singing a verse in Spanglishwhile Daddy Yankee's verses were kept from the original version.
For the beginning of the song, Josh Gudwin adjusted the levels of some of the instrumental tracks and arranged and muted parts of the original vocals in order to have more space for Bieber. It was released Pan-Pan - Fats Waller - 1940-1941 on April 30, in Europe as a 2-track single including the original and pop version.
Some music publications believed the single's success was influenced by a trend of combining Latin pop and urban music after the release of singles by Nicky JamThaliaEnrique IglesiasCarlos VivesRicky Martin and Shakira.
The song was well received from music critics. Doris Irizarry of AXS praised the fusion between "Latin sensual rhythms" and urban music, describing it as "masterful. News said that "it is almost impossible not to dance to it. Robert Joffred of Medium 's culture blog That Good You Need stated in his review that the song has "something very interesting happening" and that it can be classified as a Latin-American song because of its composition and characteristics.
The remix's official audio video garnered 20 million views on YouTube on its first 24 hours, making it the third-highest debut for a music-related video in as of September. Mike Senior of Sound on Sound gave a negative review of the remix's mixing by wondering the reasons of its polarity inversion regarding the original version, in which "the kick sound feels appreciably punchier and the bass feels much warmer, while the stereo image is wider and more open-sounding.
The song has also appeared on the top 10 of several year-end and best of all-time lists. Billboard ' s critics ranked the original version the fourth best song overall and the best Latin song ofas well as the fifth best Latin song of all-time, referring to it as "one of the biggest hits in Latin music history" and "one of the biggest singles of all-time. The remix version alone was ranked the 29th and 38th best song of by Noise magazine and Spinrespectively; the latter stating that "it managed to transcend genre, time, space, and even personal taste in a way that was unprecedented.
In Julyofficials from the Government of Malaysia reported that "Despacito" was being banned from airing on government-owned broadcast stations as a result of public complaints.
On the US Billboard Hot chart, the single debuted at number 88 on February 4,becoming Fonsi's third entry on that chart and Daddy Yankee's seventh. In the United States, the single sold 2, downloads as of June 20, [a] and received a diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA on January 27, for units of over 10 million sales plus track-equivalent streams.
Combined chart entries for the original and the remix version featuring Justin Bieber topped the charts of Australia, Canada, Luxembourg, Scotland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
In total, "Despacito" has topped the charts of 47 countries. In the United Kingdom, "Despacito" was the second Three Minutes Of Violence (Pedros Theme) - Son Of Noise - The Mighty Son Of Noise and most-streamed song of the year, with 2. In Latin America, it was the most-played radio song ofwithspins between the 18 countries Monitor Latino measure, as well as the best-performing foreign song of the year in Brazil.
The success of the song and its remix version led Daddy Yankee to become the most listened-to artist worldwide on the streaming service Spotify on July 9,being the first Latin artist to do so.
In OctoberXander Zellner of Billboard credited the influence of the single's commercial success for the Latin music domination in the US mainstream market duringas 11 primarily-Spanish-language songs have debuted on the Hot as of October 21, compared to two in and five in Brandle referred to it as "the 'Despacito' effect. Fonsi stated that the music video celebrates Latin American culture, saying that Nylon Brando - Shu-Bi-Dua - Shu-Bi-Dua 2, dancing and rhythm are "engraved into his bones.
On April 10,Luis Fonsi's YouTube Vevo account was hacked by an anonymous group, who removed the music video for "Despacito" from his channel for hours before becoming available again. The video shows both artists performing the song while participating on different parties on the island, featuring model Zuleyka Rivera. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee perform the song in a street while elders are playing dominos, a child is getting his hair cut, two people are talking while listening to the radio, and couples are dancing in the background.
The video intercalates with shots of Fonsi and Daddy Yankee singing in front of a car with people sitting on it and dancing next to it. The outro consists of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee singing the hook Barnisbar (Edu Imbernon Rmx) - Uner & Los Suruba - Barnisbar cappella with the people at the bar.
The official music video on YouTube was released on Fonsi's channel on January 12,   and amassed one billion views in 97 days,  becoming the second-fastest video on the site to reach the milestone behind the music video for Stand By Your Man - Various - Countrys Greatest Hits 's " Hello ".
Justin Bieber was not able to sing the song during live performances, and was caught replacing portions of the lyrics with the word " blah " and nonsensical ramblings during one performance in a much publicized incident.
The first two official remixes for "Despacito" were released on March 17, a solo pop version by Fonsi and a salsa version featuring vocals by Puerto Rican musician Victor Manuelle. In MarchLuis Fonsi expressed his desire to perform an acoustic version of the song. The song has also been used, with altered lyrics, for political purposes.
It has been used in Argentina by various politicians for their respective TV advertisements for the midterm elections. Following the song's worldwide success, "Despacito" was featured on various types of media, including television shows, films and YouTube videos. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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