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883,007 file sharers since March: Luis Fonsi thrives superbly in 2017

Europe is heading toward summer – but will the continent’s music addicts be bringing Luis Fonsi and his summer hit “Despacito” with them to the beach as we have already speculated weeks ago? The answer is: yes!

Header Luis Fonsi update - file sharing activity of music artist

Although he seems to be slowly gaining ground in terms of file sharing activity, the evolution to big star seems to be sticking long term. A typical analysis would show file sharing activity shrinking a few weeks after a release, but Luis Fonsi managed to keep the tempo up – and it paid off! He has held strong to the No. 1 spot on Billboard Hot 100 for the second week in a row now, which shows just how popular his music is at the moment. Amid this hype, file sharing activity reached another peak on May 30, 2017, when 31,876 P2P users shared his music. Unsurprisingly, he managed to hold his top spot on the top 10 file sharing charts for music artists in South America and, equally impressive, climbed up the ladder in the worldwide charts in May to spot 14! We’ll make sure to keep you in the loop on new developments with this sizzling Latin popstar of the summer, so keep your ears perked for more on Luis Fonsi and keep the Puerto Rican’s hot hit spinning!

TECXIPIO infographic about the file sharing activity of Luis Fonsi's music and his rank in file sharing charts


Definition: Number of file sharers: How many peers shared at least one music file of Luis Fonsi within the respective time period?


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