Lady Gaga Beats Bieber to 1 Billion YouTube Views
The world already knows that Lady Gaga has taken the world by storm, but even so, her latest accomplishment -- becoming the first artist to hit 1 billion views on YouTube -- is still an impressive feat.
Taking to her Twitter account Sunday morning to thank her fans for helping to drive up the number of views of her various music videos, the provocative pop singer announced: "We reached 1 Billion views on youtube little monsters! If we stick together we can do anything. I dub u kings and queens of youtube! Unite!"
Although the eccentric singer-songwriter, whose birth name is Stefani Germanotta, is the first artist to reach the YouTube milestone, sources predict that she may not hold the title for much longer than a week.
Fellow pop star Justin Bieber is trailing close behind the "Bad Romance" singer with 962,726,797 total video views and is poised to reach one million hits by November 1. The Canadian singer already holds the YouTube record for most views of a single video for his hit "Baby," which on Sunday afternoon displayed a total of 365,643,608 views.