Despacito singer Daddy Yankee bagged a series of Guinness World Record wins!
Daddy Yankee Won Several Guinness World Record for Despacito.
Daddy Yankee is a famous Puerto Rican rapper who collaborated with Luis Fonsi to create the chart-topping single, Despacito. Also, the collaboration won Yankee a series of records including The first Latin artist that reached No 1 on Spotify’s Global chart.
The official adjudicator for Guinness World Records, Kimberly Patrick presented Daddy Yankee the certificate for his achievement as the first Latin artist to reach No. 1 on Spotify’s global chart. Furthermore, he also handed out 7 other titles for the success of Daddy’s hit song Despacito.
The Latin rapper, moreover, took home two additional titles for two records on the Billboard Latin Rhythm Airplay chart. The Gasolina singer holds the record for the most No. 1’s on the chart with 17 entries since 2005.
Daddy Yankee told the media,
It is an honor to add these Guinness World Records titles to my list of accomplishments and acknowledgments
Another item was taken off of my bucket list
The spokesperson for the Guinness World Record,Patrick stated after handing the certificate of the records,
It is a pleasure for Guinness World Records to recognize these records for Daddy Yankee
His music has a global appeal that has enabled him to break these long-standing industry records.
The talented artist boasts a total of 10 records as of now.
Daddy Yankee: A Pioneer of Reggaetón Genre of Music
The artist behind Latin music’s biggest tunes, Daddy Yankee is also a pioneer of a new genre of music. He started a musical genre that mixes Spanish-language hip-hop with Caribbean beats called reggaetón.
The making of his song Gasolina in 2004 totally made a mark for itself among the mainstream songs and changed everything. Fans even titled him the King of Reggaetón. As a matter of fact, the global phenomenon, Gasolina featured on his ground-breaking album Barrio Fino.
The history-changing song also made its name as the top-selling Latin music album of the decade between 2000 and 2009. In fact, It was also the first reggaetón album to ever reach No. 1 on Billboard’s Latin album chart.