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Despacito Banned in Malaysia

Not so fast!! “Despacito” might be the song of the year…but it’s not welcome in Malaysia. The country has banned the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee song on their state media outlets due to its ‘racy’ lyrics. Malaysian leaders have deemed the content to vulgar for their citizens and have blocked it completely. Streaming services […]

Despacito Becomes Most Streamed Song in History

Clock in another accomplishment for Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin Bieber. “Despacito”, in both versions, has become the most streamed song in history – and this just six months after its release. The track has been streamed over 4.6 billion times! The previous song to hold the title was “Sorry” by Justin…so he shouldn’t […]

Daddy Yankee First Latin Artist to Take the #1 Slot on Spotify

Daddy Yankee is #1 in a huge way! He ousted Ed Sheeran from the Number 1 spot on Spotify. He has become the first Latino artist to lead the music platform. DY has surpassed more than 44 million monthly listeners to reach the first global spot! Of this huge accomplishment, Daddy said: “Being the first […]

Daddy Yankee Sings Despacito With Cancer Patient

Daddy Yankee is touring in Spain but he put things on hold to make a special visit. He found out about a young girl named Andrea that’s a huge fans of his and the song “Despacito” – so he went to see her! The two sang the smash hit together and the video has become […]

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Perform Despacito On The Voice Finale

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are EVERYWHERE with their smash hit “Despacito.” The two appeared on the season finale of The Voice in the opening performance with a contestant from team Adam. They had everyone from the coaches to the audience nodding their heads and singing “des-pa-cito…” There is no hotter song at the moment!