'Despacito' Tops YouTube Song Of The Summer List Globally And In The U.S.

'Despacito'
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee have scored the Song of The Summer according to YouTube views. YouTube

With the summer coming to a close it's time to declare what the Song Of The Summer was and if we're counting views on YouTube there's one clear winner... "Despacito" of course. The song by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee topped both the Global scale list as well as the U.S. one. It was also the most played song in 47 out of the 50 states and the top tune in cities like New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle and Atlanta.

Latinos are taking over the music world as 16 out of the 25 spots in the global list were hispanic acts. Ozuna is the artist with the most mentions on the global list with 4 followed by J Balvin with 3, MalumaShakira and Daddy Yankee with 2 each and CNCO with 1.

YouTube’s Top 25 Songs of the Summer (GLOBAL)
Luis Fonsi - Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
Maluma - Felices los 4
J. Balvin, Willy William - Mi Gente
Clean Bandit - Rockabye ft. Sean Paul, Anne-Marie
Jason Derulo - Swalla ft. Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign
Shakira - Chantaje ft. Maluma
Chris Jeday - Ahora Dice ft. J. Balvin, Ozuna, Arcángel
Wisin - Escápate Conmigo ft. Ozuna
DJ Khaled - I'm the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
Enrique Iglesias - Súbeme La Radio ft. Descemer Bueno, Zion & Lennox
DJ Khaled - Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Charlie Puth - Attention
BLACKPINK - As If It's Your Last
CNCO - Reggaetón Lento
J Balvin - Si Tu Novio Te Deja Sola ft. Bad Bunny
Nicky Jam - El Amante
The Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This
Danny Ocean - Me Rehúso
Daddy Yankee - La Rompe Corazones ft. Ozuna
Major Lazer - Sua Cara ft. Anitta, Pabllo Vittar
Ozuna - Tu Foto
Shakira - Me Enamoré
French Montana - Unforgettable

YouTube’s Top 25 Songs of the Summer (US)
Luis Fonsi - Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
DJ Khaled - I'm the One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne
Post Malone - Congratulations
Lul Uzi Vert - XO TOUR Llif3
Ayo & Teo - Rolex
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
DJ Khaled - Wild Thoughts ft. Rihanna, Bryson Tiller
Future - Mask Off
Cardi B - Bodak Yellow
French Montana - Unforgettable
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
KYLE - iSpy FT. Lil Yachty
Rae Sremmurd - Swang
21 Savage - Bank Account
Playboi Carti - Magnolia
Migos - Bad and Boujee
Imagine Dragons - Believer
Donald Glover - Redbone
Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do
A Boogie wit da Hoodie - Drowning
YFN Lucci - Everyday We Lit
Migos - Slippery
Tee Grizzley - First Day Out
Maluma - Felices los 4

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Armando Tinoco is an Orange County-based writer with a degree in Marketing from Cal. State Fullerton and a degree in Graphic Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. In addition to reporting for Latin Times and when he is not watching Brazilian and Mexican telenovelas or quoting lines from "Clueless" and "Friends" he is brushing up his skills in CSS and responsive website design. Some of his celebrity idols include Eiza Gonzalez, Paulina Rubio and Amanda Bynes.

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