See Luis Fonsi's Exuberant 'Despacito' on 'Fallon'

From Rolling Stone - September 6, 2017

Luis Fonsi delivered a triumphant rendition of his worldwide smash "Despacito" onThe Tonight Show on Wednesday.

The singer harmonized coolly with his backing track and occasionally synchronized his movements with two dancing couples, flirtatiously shimmying behind him. The Roots served as Fonsi's band with guitarist "Captain" Kirk Douglas handling the song's delicate acoustic filigree.

Fonsi released "Despacito," his collaboration with the rapper Daddy Yankee, in January. By April, it had reached Number 48 on the Hot 100 and accumulated 980 million views on Youtube. Justin Bieber reached out to Fonsi asking to add a verse to the remix. The new Bieber version of the single climbed to Number One on the Hot 100.


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