In January, Luis Fonsi released his song "Despacito" featuring Daddy Yankee which has broken all the records of live streaming, as reported by Billboard. The song become has become the most played ever, with more than 2.6 billion views on YouTube after only six months of its release.

Luis and Daddy Yankee's Despacito got 4.6 billion views globally

"Despacito" surpassed Justin Bieber's "Sorry" for the number one position in the US, UK, and Australian charts, reported by Universal Music Group. Luis' "Despacito,"-- including all of its mixes -- received 4.6 billion plays globally, according to The Telegraph.

Bieber's "Sorry" is No. 2 with 4.38 billion streams, and, with 4.07 billion plays "Shape of You" is No. 3.

The Spanish meaning of Despacito is "slowly, " but the song streamed out very fast and achieved the tag of most played song. The song was the first Spanish song on "VEVO" which got 5.5 million views in just one day and also the first Spanish language song which crossed 220 million hits in 22 days. It is also the fastest music video which achieved 2.6 billion hits on YouTube in just 154 days.

"Streaming is a connector for audiences worldwide, and it has helped my music reach every corner of the planet. It is truly an honor that "Despacito" is now the most streamed song in history.,” Fonsi said.

Fonsi received Blessings and congratulations

The Univeral Music Group's head, Lucian Grainge congratulated Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber and all other people who helped in making the track No. 1 in the world. He said the song was already a big hit, but now it's breaking bigger records.

"Despacito’ has broken every record thanks to Luis Fonsi's talent and creativity," said by Jesús Lopez, chairman & CEO of Universal Music Latin America & Iberian Peninsula.

The record tops the Billboard chart for at least ten weeks. Before it, "One Sweet Boy" by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's ruled the chart for 16 weeks in 1995-96. Amazon Unlimited, Google Play, Deezer, YouTube and other platforms have contributed to the success of Despacito.

Before the global success of Despacito, Fonsi had scored six number one singles in Latin America.

But the song became famous after Justin Bieber added its verse, according to BBC.

"Bringing in Justin Bieber meant that we could take something that was well on its way, and take it to heights that would have been perceived as unimaginable when the song was written," said Lucian, reported by BBC.

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