Released in audio and video format on January 12, 2017, the Spanish-language song was
named the 2017 “Song of the Summer,” ending the summer as the most-streamed song in
history. By April 2018, “Despacito” had become the most viewed YouTube video in history,
with over 5 billion views. The danceable Reggaeton/Latin Pop song has topped the charts
in almost 50 countries, has garnered multiple awards, and was banned in Malaysia.