Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Most Watched YouTube Stars

Justin Bieber has become the first person to top 2 billion YouTube views. The singer passed the milestone over the weekend after his latest music video for “Mistletoe” reached 27 million views in a week. To date, the star has amassed over 2,004,000,000 views across the video-sharing site. Bieber continues to hold the record for the most viewed music video on YouTube with his clip for “Baby” currently sitting at 650 million hits. Lady Gaga beat the 17-year-old to the 1 billion mark back in October 2010, but he quickly overtook and now has a lead of 320 million. Rihanna comes in as the third-highest YouTube star with 1.7 billion views and is currently the fastest-growing, while Eminem trails with 1.5 billion. The top 10 music stars on YouTube:

1. Justin Bieber 2 billion 6. Black Eyed Peas 1.11 billion
2. Lady Gaga 1.88 billion 7. Britney Spears 1.01 billion
3. Rihanna 1.7 billion 8. Beyoncé 1 billion
4. Eminem 1.51 billion 9. Chris Brown 868 million
5. Shakira 1.21 billion 10. Michael Jackson 810 million