LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" created two records Friday, both the most-streamed song of all time on Youtube and the most-watched Youtube video ever.
Until Friday night, this Spanish-language music video received more than 3 billion views, surpassing the previously most-watched video, Wiz Khalifa's "See You Again."
Moreover, the clips without super star Justin Bieber's additional verses was first posted on Jan. 12 of this year. It only took 7 months to reach the historic number, that means it has been watched nearly 15 million times every day, or 170 times per second.
"What an honor.. most viewed video in history and first video to reach 3 billion views... y EN ESPANOL!!" singer of the song Fonsi captioned a celebratory video on Instagram Friday.
Luis Fonsi is the stage name of Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and actor Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero, who was born on April 15, 1978.