Bieber's 'Despacito' breaks largest music video premiere record on YouTube

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 19 (ANI): Riding high on success with his recent tunes, pop sensation Justin Bieber is not holding back at all. According to E!Online, the audio-video premiere of 'Despacito' remix has generated over 20 million views on YouTube in 24 hours, making it the largest video premiere of 2017 for the video streaming platform to date. The video even surpassed Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' premiere. In this remix, the 'Let me Love You' hit-maker starts off by singing in English, and the song then continues as it does in the original track until Bieber starts singing the chorus in Spanish. Luis Fonsi, the Puerto Rican singer then sings his verse, which is remixed in English. The remix was released just a couple of days ago and recently the 23-year-old-singer performed the song at a concert with Luis Fonsi making a surprise entry. Daddy Yankee, who is a part of the composition, was not present there but both the singers stopped during his part. Bieber also thanked Fonsi after the performance for making him a part of this record. The original version of 'Despacito' is currently No. 44 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart and its video has already generated over a billion views on YouTube. (ANI)