Bieber breaks two billion mark on YouTube

Singer Justin Bieber, king of YouTube. Photo / supplied
Singer Justin Bieber, king of YouTube. Photo / supplied

YouTube's nine biggest stars have been revealed - with Justin Bieber filling the top spot.

Canadian-born Bieber became the first person ever to reach 2 billion hits on YouTube at the weekend, with a cool 2,005,750,829 hits (and counting) on his official YouTube channel, according to social media monitoring company Famecount.

Lady Gaga is hot on Bieber's heels in second place, with 1.88 billion hits while Rihanna makes third place with 1.71 billion hits.

The top five are rounded out by Eminem (1.51 billion hits) in fourth place, followed by Latin American superstar Shakira in fifth (1.22 billion hits).

YouTube's nine biggest stars

1. Justin Bieber - 2,005,750,829 hits

2. Lady Gaga - 1,884,714,76

3. Rihanna - 715,373,887 hits

4. Eminem - 1,518,412,058 hits

5. Shakira - 1,219,321,792 hits

6. Black Eyed Peas - 1,114,831,071 hits

7. Britney Spears - 1,016,386,053 hits

8. Beyonce - 1,015,063,204 hits

9. Chris Brown - 869,800,231 hits

- HERALD ONLINE

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