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.
He is to attend the 2018 Cocofest music festival, set to take place at Cocobay Resort on July 6-7.
He is accompanied by 30 crew members who will ensure security and arrange his schedule during his trip to Vietnam.
Previously, Luis Fonsi asked the organising board to keep his schedule secret and to limit the involvement of media and crazy fans.
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.
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.
“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.
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.