Pulse congratulates “Despacito” co-writer Marty James on 1 Billion Spotify Streams

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s global phenomenon “Despacito” has received accolade after accolade over the past half year, most recently becoming the first Latin song in history to received a Diamond Award from the RIAA celebrating the sales of 10 million units. The Grammy-nominated song tied the longest run for consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and it has been certified Gold or Platinum in 21 countries. Marty James co-wrote the remix of “Despacito” featuring Justin Bieber which has surpassed 1 Billion streams on Spotify, making it one of only 8 songs to accomplish this since the platform launched in 2008.

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