LUIS FONSI EARNS A TOTAL OF THREE 2018 GRAMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS
PRESENTED #1 PLAUQE FOR “DESPACITO” WITH DADDY YANKEE FEATURING JUSTIN BIEBER
NEW YORK, NY (November 28, 2017) — International superstar Luis Fonsi achieves three nominations at the 2018 GRAMMY® Awards for his multiplatinum global smash with Daddy Yankee — “Despacito” [feat. Justin Bieber].
The nominations include “Record of the Year,” “Song of the Year”, and “Pop Duo or Group Performance”.
“Despacito” is available via UMLE/RBMG/Def Jam/Republic Records HERE.
The 60th annual GRAMMY® ceremony airs live from Madison Square Garden in New York City January 28, 2018 at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT on CBS.
In addition, the Republic Records and Universal Music Latin Enterprises teams recently presented Luis Fonsi with a #1 plaque for “Despacito” to commemorate tying for most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart
ABOUT LUIS FONSI
Merging Latin and American pop like no other, Fonsi indisputably became the biggest crossover superstar of 2017, achieving world domination. With over 4.4 billion YouTube/VEVO views and 1.6 billion cumulative Spotify streams, “Despacito” shattered numerous records throughout the year and made history at every turn. It spent 16 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and remains the “first mostly Spanish-language song to hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1996.” It soared to #1 on the Mediabase Top 40 chart and the Billboard/BDS Top 40 chart, emerging as “the first predominantly Spanish-language song ever to crown the airplay ranking”—according to Billboard. It also spent 13 weeks at #1 on Shazam, making for the “fourth longest streak in the history of the chart.” Not to mention, it stands out as “the most streamed Spanish song on Spotify” and “YouTube’s #1 Music Debut of 2017.”