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“Despacito” Is the Most Dominant Song of the Summer Ever. Could It Become the Biggest Hit, Period?

The last time Billboard’s Hot 100 had a new No. 1 song, the United States was still in the Paris climate accord. The Senate hadn’t even started Obamacare repeal, let alone botched it. North Korea hadn’t yet fired off a Hwasong-14 missile. And virtually no one outside of the investment banking community had heard of [...] Read more