Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero (born April 15, 1978), known as Luis Fonsi, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwritter, and actor. He is known for his worldwide hit song 'Despacito'. Because of this song and music video, Luis Fonsi has become one of the fastest growing channels of all time, gaining well over 2 million subscribers and 700 million video views in the past 30 days.
On January 12, 2017, Fonsi released and uploaded the song and music video for 'Despacito' featuring rapper and singer Daddy Yankee. The official music video reached over 3 billion views on YouTube, making it the first viewed YouTube video to do so, surpassing "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth as the most viewed video on YouTube on August 4, 2017. Canadian singer Justin Bieber was featured in an English remix, which only boosted the song's success, making it one of the most popular songs in the entire world.
List of Subscriber Milestones
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 1 million subscribers on September 27, 2016.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 2 million subscribers on February 20, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 3 million subscribers on March 31, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 4 million subscribers on April 20, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 5 million subscribers on May 8, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 6 million subscribers on May 27, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 7 million subscribers on June 13, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 8 million subscribers on June 30, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 9 million subscribers on July 13, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 10 million subscribers on July 25, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 11 million subscribers on August 8, 2017.
List of Video View Milestones
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 1 billion views on January 31, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 2 billion views on April 22, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 3 billion views on June 5, 2017.
- LuisFonsiVEVO hit 4 billion views on July 17, 2017.