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Puerto Rican pop star Luis Fonsi arrives in Danang

Last update: 13:44 | 04/07/2018

Luis Fonsi, whose hit track “Despacito” attracted more than 5 billion views on Youtube, arrived at Danang airport on July 3.


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He is to attend the 2018 Cocofest music festival, set to take place at Cocobay Resort on July 6-7.

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He is accompanied by 30 crew members who will ensure security and arrange his schedule during his trip to Vietnam.

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Previously, Luis Fonsi asked the organising board to keep his schedule secret and to limit the involvement of media and crazy fans.

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Luis Fonsi, born Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero, took the music industry by storm with his Latin pop song “Despacito” sung in collaboration with fellow Puerto Rican artist Daddy Yankee. 

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The music video had garnered 5.2 billion views on YouTube as of June 6, breaking the record for most-viewed Youtube video in history.

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“Despacito,” translated into English as “Slowly,” snatched four Latin Grammy Awards for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Urban Fusion/Performance and Best Short Form Music video last year. 

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The song was ranked fifth among the best Latin songs of all time by New York-based entertainment media brand Billboard last year.

Another famous pop star, Nicole Scherzinger, former member of The Pussycat Dolls, will also arrive in Vietnam for the event.


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