Despacito: how a Puerto Rican pop song became a global hit at football grounds


Bieber has really nothing to do with this awesome single!! He appropriated the culture and exploited the Puerto Rican performers!
Yet … the song has a life of its own!
Go, Puerto Rico!! 🇵🇷

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A report by Martino Simcik for London’s Guardian.

Despacito is not only a global hit with 2.5bn views on YouTube. It’s also one of the most popular tunes on the terraces – thanks to a group of fans in Argentina

Over the last seven months, Luis Fonsi’s song Despacito has eaten up the global music charts. The song has become a viral phenomenon, racking up more than 2.5bn views on YouTube and even being credited with boosting Puerto Rico’s economy with a 45% spike in tourism.

The music video was released on 12 January and reached one billion views on YouTube within 97 days. Justin Bieber put out a remix of the song in late April, taking it to a new audience and giving the story a political edge. When Bieber garbled the song’s lyrics in a concert in May, singing “I don’t know the words so…

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‘Despacito’ …. “🎼 Performed by Sam Tsui …. Found Another Cover …. 🎼 “!!


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~~July 15, 2017~~ 

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There’s more information about this hit single. Another amazing performer has taken it upon himself to cover this catchy tune. It seems the song is making the rounds around the world.

Proud for my fellow Puerto Ricans Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. 

Amazing!

Like 2Cellos and the Bottle Boys, this is another singer/performer who I follow.

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Samuel Tsui (born May 2, 1989) is an American singer/songwriter and video producer. He rose to fame as an internet celebrity and is known for covering songs by popular artists like Adele, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars, as well as some original songs, medleys, and mashups, along with his frequent collaborations with fellow YouTuber Kurt Hugo Schneider.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Tsui

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~~Published on May 23, 2017~~

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Ever since touring Mexico last fall opening for DNCE, I’ve wanted to cover a song in Spanish – and with how huge this song has become, I figured it was a sign!! Definitely stepped out of my comfort zone on this one, but had a blast and learned how to say some pretty dirty things en español!!

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