Luis Fonsi to perform #1 global hit "Despacito" on TBS's CONAN this Moday
Thursday, June 8, 2017
TBS's CONAN Welcomes Luis Fonsi on June 12 for
First U.S. Late-Night Performance of the #1 Global Hit Single "Despacito"
International music sensation Luis Fonsi is coming to TBS's CONAN, hosted by Conan O'Brien, on Monday, June 12, for the Latin Grammy winner's first U.S. late-night TV performance of his global #1 hit, "Despacito." The episode will air at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) across TBS's television, digital and mobile platforms.
After four consecutive weeks ruling the Billboard Top 100 and more than 20 weeks charting, "Despacito" has now conquered the world, with #1 rankings on the Spotify and Shazam global charts, as well as on iTunes in 54 countries. The music video has played a significant part in the global success of "Despacito." Since dropping on YouTube in January, it has been viewed 2 billion times and currently ranks as this week's #1 YouTube video worldwide and the most viewed YouTube video this year.
Next month, Fonsi will kick off his highly anticipated Love and Dance World Tour, with the first round of performances to take place in major cities in Spain, Argentina and Chile.
About TBS's CONAN
CONAN airs Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET/PT) on Turner's TBS, and is produced by Conaco LLC, with Jeff Ross serving as executive producer.
Since premiering in November 2010, the show has been a hit with young adults, consistently delivering the youngest audience of any late-night series. The series has proven to be a phenomenal success in the digital arena, chalking up a total of 3.4 billion video views. On the social media front, O'Brien has drawn well over 23 million followers on Twitter, making him one of the most-followed hosts in late night. Among the show's other successes in digital arena, Team Coco and TBS earned an Emmy® for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media.
Over the past two years, CONAN has scored headlines and audience growth with its CONAN Without Borders specials and episodes, which follow the host on excursions to destinations both domestic and foreign. Past trips have included Mexico, Berlin, Cuba, Armenia, South Korea and Qatar, as well as Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, San Diego for shows during Comic-Con® International and New York for a run of performances at the legendary Apollo Theater.
TBS, a division of Turner, is one of basic cable's top entertainment networks with young adults and home to six of the most popular and critically acclaimed new comedies on cable – Angie Tribeca, The Detour, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, People of Earth, Search Party and Wrecked – as well as the animated hit American Dad! Upcoming comedies include The Guest Book, The Last O.G., Close Enough, The Cops, Tarantula and Final Space. TBS also presents late-night comedy in the form of CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, and will soon launch a late-night block from Super Deluxe. TBS's slate of unscripted series includes the upcoming competition series Drop the Mic and The Joker's Wild. In addition, the TBS lineup includes popular comedy hits like Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, Bob's Burgers, The Big Bang Theory, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls; blockbuster movies; and live coverage of Major League Baseball's regular and post-season play, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship and ELEAGUE, Turner's eSports gaming league.
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