Luis Fonsi’s Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee Hits 4 BILLION views on YouTube!


Sunbury News Staff



Luis Fonsi’s Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee has broken another YouTube record as it becomes the first video in YouTube history to reach 4 BILLION views!

Despacito was the first in a series of now popular Latin songs on YouTube to break records and cross borders. On Oct. 11, 2017, J. Balvin and Willy William’s trending song, “Mi Gente” also joined the YouTube Billion Views Club, further demonstrating the power of the YouTube platform in helping artists reach a massive global audience.

Following are some fun facts about Despacito’s remarkable journey to breaking this new record as well as some facts about other members of the ever growing YouTube Billion Views Club.

● On October 11, 2017 at 10pm EST, Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee became the first video in YouTube history to reach the 4 billion view mark.

● The video currently the most viewed YouTube, earning 849 million more views than any other video on the platform.

● “Despacito” was the first video in YouTube history to reach 3 billion views, a milestone achieved in just 203 days.

● The video has averaged over 14 million daily views, reaching as high as 25 million views in a single day.

● “Despacito” is currently the most viewed video of the year in over 45 countries, including Mexico, Spain, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Greece, and Argentina.

(Higher res version of chart available upon request)

YouTube Billion Views Club Fast Facts:

Following are stats comparing timing for the fastest record breaking video views on YouTube for major milestones including 1 billion, 2 billion, 2.5 billion, 3 billion and 4 billion views.

Luis Fonsi – Despacito

● 1 billion – 97 days

● 2 billion – 155 days

● 2.5 billion – 180 days

● 3 billion – 203 days

● 4 billion – 270 days

Justin Bieber – Sorry

● 1 billion – 137 days

● 2 billion – 394 days 2.5 billion – 574 days

Adele – Hello

● 1 billion – 88 days (CURRENT YT RECORD)

● 2 billion – 620 days

Wiz Khalifa — See You Again:

● 1 billion – 182 days

● 2 billion – 516 days

● 2.5 billion – 701 days

● 3 billion – 853 days

PSY – GANGNAM STYLE

● 1 billion – 159 days

● 2 billion – 684 days

● 2.5 billion – 1283 days

Ed Sheeran – Shape of You

● 1 billion – 97 days

● 2 billion – 187 days

Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk

● 1 billion – 299 days

● 2 billion – 740 days

● 2.5 billion – 941 days

The following artists are all members of the YouTube Billion Views Club:

● Adele

● Alan Walker

● Ariana Grande

● Avicii

● Bruno Mars

● Calvin Harris

● Calvin Harris & Disciples

● Carlos Vives, Shakira

● Carly Rae Jepsen

● Charlie Puth

● Chino y Nacho

● Clean Bandit

● CNCO

● Daddy Yankee

● David Guetta

● Drake

● Ed Sheeran

● Ellie Goulding

● Eminem

● Enrique Iglesias

● Fifth Harmony

● J. Balvin

● Jennifer Lopez

● Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj

● Joey Montana

● John Legend

● Justin Bieber

● Katy Perry

● LMFAO

● Luis Fonsi

● MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS

● MAGIC!

● Major Lazer & DJ Snake

● Maluma

● Mark Ronson

● Maroon 5

● Martin Garrix

● Meghan Trainor

● OneRepublic

● Passenger

● PSY

● PULCINO PIO

● Ricky Martin

● Rihanna

● Romeo Santos

● Shakira

● Shawn Mendes

● Sia

● Silentó

● Taylor Swift

● The Chainsmokers

● The Weeknd

● twenty one pilots

● Nicky Jam

● Wiz Khalifa

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Sunbury News Staff