“When I wrote ‘Despacito’ I by no means would have thought that two years later it might nonetheless be on prime of the charts,” Luis Fonsi tells Billboard.
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are celebrating a brand new milestone on the Hot Latin Songs chart, as “Despacito,” the Puerto Ricans’ first collaboration, which options Justin Bieber, racks up a complete of 100 weeks on the Hot Latin Songs chart dated Dec. 22.
The 56-week chart-topper stays at No. three for a seventh consecutive week on the most recent tally. The monitor notched its 56th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the chart dated Sept. 1.
"When I wrote ‘Despacito’ I by no means would have thought that two years later it might nonetheless be on prime of the charts,” Luis Fonsi tells Billboard. “It's one thing that makes me really feel proud however extra so grateful for the help I've acquired from everywhere in the world.”
The Hot Latin Songs chart ranks the preferred Latin songs of the week by mixing airplay, gross sales and streaming knowledge. While "Despacito" spent its final week on the Latin Airplay chart manner again on Oct. 21, 2017, the track continues to carry out effectively in gross sales and particularly with streams. The latter metric supplied the majority of the track's factors on the Hot Latin Songs chart in current months, and it sits at No. four on the Latin Streaming Songs chart dated Dec. 22. In the latest monitoring week, ending Dec. 13, the track earned 13 million clicks, in keeping with Nielsen Music.
Notably, since “Despacito” debuted at No. 2 on Feb. four 2017 -hitting the chart’s summit in simply its third week (Feb. 18)- the track has remained regular within the chart’s prime 5, dropping solely as little as No. 5 throughout its 100-week charting interval.
On its centenary, the track turns into simply the second monitor to succeed in 100 weeks on the checklist and continues to be the track with the second-most weeks on the chart since its inception on Oct. four, 1986. Romeo Santo’s “Propuesta Indecente,” a former chief which debuted on the tally on Aug. 10, 2013, continues on the lead with 125 weeks on the chart.
Let’s check out the chart’s prime 10 longest-charting titles:
Top 10 Longest-Charting Titles on Hot Latin Songs:
125 weeks, “Propuesta Indecente,” Romeo Santos
100 weeks, “Despacito,” Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, that includes Justin Bieber
62 weeks, “Incondicional,” Prince Royce
61 weeks, “A Puro Dolor,” Son By Four
60 weeks, “Mi Corazoncito,” Aventura
59 weeks, “Amor Confuso,” Gerardo Ortiz
58 weeks, “El Perdón,” Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
57 weeks, “Hasta El Amanecer,” Nicky Jam
56 weeks, “Mi Gente,” Nicky Jam & Willy William, that includes Beyoncé
56 weeks, “Corazón Sin Cara,” Prince Royce
Concurrently, “Despacito” continues to carry the report for essentially the most weeks at No. 1 (56), forward of runner up “Bailando” by Enrique Iglesias, that includes Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona, which claimed the lead for 41 consecutive weeks.