WHAT! Despacito Now Has Over 5 Billion Views
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” video has created a new record.
The clip reached five billion views on YouTube, making it the most watched video worldwide, with the video increasing its views by one billion in the last six months alone.
The next closest is Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again," which has 3.5 billion views.
The video currently holds the YouTube records for; Most viewed music video online; Most viewed video online and Most viewed music video on YouTube (duet).
'Despacito' has broken its own records three times since the video first achieved them in August 2017.
To celebrate the news, Luis Fonsi shared on Instagram a one-minute video in which he gathered the best clips of how the song became contagious worldwide.