Archive | Despacito

Lil Nas X’s breakout hit ‘Old Town Road’ rakes in another Billboard chart record

Few songs in history have dominated the zeitgeist like Lil Nas X‘s ‘Old Town Road,’ and now there is considerable data to support that statement. This past week, the country-rap crossover hit featuring Billy Ray Cyrus sat atop the coveted Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for a record thirteenth week. This is the longest any […]

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One record label has managed to stay atop the Billboard Hot 100 for an entire year

Sony/ATV Music Publishing just pulled off an especially difficult feat in the highly-competitive global music space — one that deserves a good old-fashioned tip of the hat and a pat on the back. As of yesterday, May 7th, the publishing house reached a milestone 52-week run of having published or co-published songs that reached the No. 1 […]

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Hackers delete ‘Despacito’ from YouTube after video garners 5 billion views in apparent political statement

The song’s title translates to “Slowly” in English, but the video’s removal from YouTube has been anything but. Luis Fonsi’s hit sensation has been deleted from YouTube just days after it became the first video on the video streaming platform to chart 5 billion views. The hackers responsible for “Despacito’s” disappearance have replaced Fonsi’s famed […]

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The national anthem of Bulgaria is ‘Despacito,’ according to Siri

While there’s no denying that Apple‘s smart assistant Siri does have some convenient uses, it has proven to be susceptible to some hilarious blunders.Reddit user wandreylust accidentally stumbled upon once such mistake: when Sira was asked “What is the national anthem of Bulgaria?”, the robotic assistant responded, “The national anthem of Bulgaria is Despacito.” While the power of Justin […]

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Someone played ‘Despacito’ on calculators and it isn’t too awful

Just as the summer comes to a close, someone has given “Despacito,” a strong contender for song of the summer, fresh legs as the seasons shift. Using a pair of calculators, a YouTube user has uploaded a video of himself playing an animated, 8-bit rendition of the inescapable “Despacito.”While we here at Dancing Astronaut may not condone […]

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Justin Bieber beats his own streaming record as ‘Despacito’ becomes the most streamed song of all time

‘Despacito’ is now the most streamed track of all time, having hit 4.6 billion streams yesterday. Justin Bieber’s remix of Daddy Yankee and and Luis Fonsi’s track was released in January and has been labeled as 2017’s ‘Summer Anthem’ by many. ‘Despacito’ supersedes ‘Sorry,’ also by Bieber, which was the previous record holder at 4.38 billion streams.‘Despacito’ […]

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Watch Justin Bieber Enrage Spanish Culture Mocking His Own #1 Hit, “Despacito”

Justin Bieber lands himself in extremely hot water of a possible racist situation after a night out with The Chainsmokers in New York City. Today, video surface of the pop singer mocking his own latest number-one song, “Despacito” with a distasteful offensive yelling of mumbling of his part of the chorus. “Despacito” is the new […]

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