“Despacito” turned into made to be had for virtual download on January 13, 2017 by customary song Latin. It changed into launched physically on April 30, 2017 in Europe as a 2-music unmarried which include the authentic and pa version. some track guides believed the unmarried’s achievement turned into inspired via a trend of combining Latin pop and urban track after the discharge of hit singles through Nicky Jam, Thalia, Enrique Iglesias, Carlos Vives, Ricky Martin and Shakira. Fonsi taken into consideration the fashion to be “the brand new pop”, and Ender said of it, “anyone is making this sort of fusions”.

Doris Irizarry of AXS praised the fusion among “Latin sensual rhythms” and urban tune, describing it as “masterful”. Sebastian Wernke-Schmiesing of Dance-Charts electronic journal said that “a easy four/4 time, Spanish guitar sounds, a crisp bass, and the extraordinary vocals via Luis Fonsi and Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez a.ok.a. Daddy Yankee had been sufficient to get a success unmarried from the begin”. He delivered that “‘Despacito’ has the magic it takes to attain the world” and that “works each on the dancefloors and on the radio”. pal Iahn of The music Universe described it as an “infectious tune” and that its tune video became very famous due to the fact it is “superb music executed by means of two of the most important stars within the Latin music business”. Diana Marti of E! information stated that “it is nearly not possible now not to bounce to [it]”. Caroline Soriano of Enstars magazine defined the song’s beat as “pretty horny and catchy” and described the lyrics as “captivating”. Brittany Spanos of Rolling Stone magazine described it as fascinating, sexy and catchy.