The song is originally by Luis Fonsi featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. Their YouTube video is already one of the most viewed videos with over 2.6 billion hits since it was uploaded in January.
A remixed version was also released in April featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber which definitely help boost the song’s popularity.
After listening to it a couple of times, it’s easy to understand why the world is going crazy over this smooth reggaeton song that gives nothing but good vibes. Here are some local personalities who were hit with last song syndrome and decided to take on the "Despacito" hype:
1) Kristel Fulgar
The former Goin' Bulilit star proves that she’s not all about acting after showcasing her musical prowess with her soothing rendition.
We all know she isn’t about to get trumped when it comes to singing. Here’s JAPS’ popular cover which has already raked in over a million views.
The Dance Princess really knows how to play silly while also being sexy as shown in her short but hilarious dance version.
This year’s Sexiest Woman turns up the heat after busting her "Despacito" moves in this party.
Yassi takes things up a notch with Arjo Atayde as they perform a special number during The Eddys.
These Kapamilya stars just went for a triple threat when they grooved in a sizzling ASAP ensemble over the weekend.
Petra Mahalimuyak slayed the competition while only wearing a skimpy orange swimsuit in her steamy dance cover.
Bonus: "Despacito" parody
Check out this on point and hilarious parody from Drift Xaust that will surely keep you laughing out loud.
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