#10 - "Despacito" - Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee
from the album Despacito & My Greatest Hits (2017)
Highest rank: #1 (five weeks)
Weeks on the chart: 28
Billboard Hot 100 peak: #1
Songwriters: Luis Rodriguez (Luis Fonsi), Ramon Ayala (Daddy Yankee), Erika Ender
It's totally fitting that in the first (and hopefully last) year of the Creamsicle Pretend-King, that this Spanish-language reggaeton track by two Puerto Rican music stars spent the most weeks at #1 and dominated the summer. The crest of the Latin wave that's been building for years, it's refreshing that this addictive and seductive record from a guy who has been a mainstay of the genre without any mainstream love finally gets his break. And NO, there is no room for the "Bieber" remix here.
Killer lyrics: Quiero ver bailar tu pelo,
Quiero ser tu ritmo,
Que le enseñes a mi boca,
Tus lugares favoritos (favoritos, favoritos baby)...
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