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Luis Fonsi

5-Time Grammy Award Nominee
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Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero (born April 15, 1978), known by his stage name Luis Fonsi, is an American singer from Puerto Rico, and a songwriter and actor. He is known for multiple songs, one of them being "Despacito" featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.

Luis Fonsi received his first Latin Grammy Award nominations in the Record of the Year category and won Song of the Year thanks to the song "Aquí Estoy Yo". The song also won three Billboard Latin Music Awards. "Despacito" became Fonsi's biggest success winning four Latin Grammy Awards, seven Billboard Latin Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards and received three Grammy Awards nominations. He also won one Latin American Music Award for "Échame la Culpa" with Demi Lovato.

As of 2018, he has broken six Guinness World Records and sold more than 11 million records with "Despacito". As of October 2020, "Despacito" is the most-watched YouTube video of all time, with over 7 billion views

Last Updated: October 16, 2020

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