Luis Fonsi Becomes Guinness World Records Family With 7 Titles From 'Despacito'
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Among the records broken by Fonsi's hit track are most weeks at number one on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart, most-streamed track worldwide and most-viewed music video online.

AceShowbiz - Luis Fonsi has landed seven new Guinness World Records thanks to his "Despacito" hit.

The singer has shared a photo of his seven titles on social media, thanking everyone behind the massive hit, including Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.

"I am very honored to be part of the Guinness World Records family," Fonsi wrote. "'Despacito' broke 7 titles and this is thanks to you. Thanks to everyone who worked to achieve this success!"

A statement from Guinness boss Ralph Hannah, who presented the titles to Fonsi, reads: "On behalf of Guinness World Records, it is an honor to officially recognize Luis Fonsi for his worldwide success for 'Despacito'. It follows the tradition of Puerto Rican artists who break records, showing that on a small island, great talents are born."

The records are:

  • Most weeks at number one on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart
  • Most-viewed music video online
  • Most-liked video online
  • Most-viewed music video on YouTube (duet)
  • Most-streamed track worldwide
  • First YouTube video to receive five billion views
  • Most-viewed video online

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