Fonsi in 2014
|Birth name||Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero|
|Born||April 15, 1978|
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero (born April 15, 1978), known by his stage name Luis Fonsi, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known for the hit song "Despacito" (2017). In January 2017, "Despacito" featuring Daddy Yankee was promoted and released.
On July 9, 2011, Billboard named Fonsi "Leader of Latin Music's New Generation".
On July 4, 2017, the music video has reached two billion views on YouTube, with the song becoming number one in nearly every Latin Billboard chart, and the most viewed video in the world. In August 2017, "Despacito" became the number one most viewed video on YouTube, with three billion views and counting.
References[change | change source]
- "Luis Fonsi en Costa Rica". adondeirhoy.com. Retrieved October 21, 2011.
- Nevins, Jake (4 August 2017). "Despacito becomes most-viewed video in YouTube history". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Universal Music Latin Entertainment | Luis Fonsi
- Official website
- Luis Fonsi on IMDb
- Luis Fonsi Fan Site
- Fonsi on AOL music