Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Reaches 5x Platinum In Australia

The former multi-week #1 just earned a new multi-platinum certification in Australia.

Despacito Remix Cover | Republic Records

On the one hand, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber)” leaves the Top 10 on this week’s ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart. It falls two spots to #11.

On the other hand, it earns a new multi-platinum certification in the Land Down Under.

“Despacito” has attained 5x platinum status in Australia. The award confirms at least 350,000 in Australian units.

“Despacito” spent thirteen weeks at #1 on the ARIA chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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