Daddy Yankee’s ‘Dura’ just surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. Have you done the Challenge yet?

Miami Herald File

Congratulations, Daddy Yankee!

The reggaeton star is doing the happy dance now after not only reaching but surpassing 1 billion plays on YouTube for his peppy track “Dura” in less than a year. Daddy’s appreciative. He thanked all his “elastic” supporters for doing the moves on Instagram:

#Dura music video has surpassed 1 billion views in six months on @youtube ! Gracias por el apoyo masivo que ustedes le han dado a #Dura hoy en seis meses ha sobrepasado el billón de visitas! @elasticpeople . A todos los que han bailado el #durachallenge #duradancechallenge alrededor del #mundo @dj_urba @rome_mna @gabymusic @pinarecords1 @elcartelrecordsofficial

A post shared by Daddy Yankee (@daddyyankee) on Aug 6, 2018 at 8:42pm PDT

The song spawned a dance called the Dura Challenge, favored by celebs like Zuleyka Rivera. That may have helped just a little bit. Just sayin.’

DURA está la nueva canción de @daddyyankee que me acuerda todo lo que aprendí en los parties de marquesina. #DURA

A post shared by Zuleyka Rivera (@zuleykarivera) on Jan 24, 2018 at 6:06pm PST