Congratulations are in order for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee who are the main artists on the most streamed song in history, “Despacito.” According to Universal Music, the original and remix version of the song have gained 4.6 billion plays since the single’s January release.
2.6 billion of those views came from the original version’s music video on YouTube. The audio-only video of the Justin Bieber remix garnered 426.8 million YouTube plays while both versions of the song were streamed a combined 1.1 billion times. Luis took to Instagram early Wednesday morning to thank the fans, Justin and Daddy Yankee for playing a role in the song’s success.
Watch Luis’ video below.
(Photo credit: Justin Bieber Instagram account)