This list of the Top 10 Artists with Most Views on Youtube is based on the total overall views of all the videos/songs hosted on Youtube for each specific artist. This rankings take into account only the artists' songs or videos that are played and broadcasted on the Youtube video-sharing site. Also, it does not consider the negative or positive views or feedbacks as seen from the likes and dislikes rated by Youtube users and viewers. Note that this statistics is purely based on the total number of Youtube views, visits, or plays over the internet.
Michael Jackson once held the title of 'The King of Pop', but now, on the internet video world, famous titles that come from the Youtube views are "King of Youtube" and "Queen of Youtube". Justin Bieber became the first person and first male music artist to reach a total of 2 Billion YouTube views, because of this, he is popularly known as the 'King of Youtube'. Justin Bieber, a Canadian (born 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada), currently holds the record for the most viewed music video on YouTube with the song clip 'Baby'. Lady Gaga is the first artist to reach a grand total of One Billion views on Youtube. Also, Lady Gaga is the first female music artist and second person to ever reach a total of 2 billion views on YouTube. Lady Gaga was the 'Queen of Youtube' but was recently unseated by Rihanna. Leading now with less than a hundred million views, Rihanna is now the new 'Queen of YouTube'. There is a fierce competition for the second and third most numerous views on videos on Youtube between Lady Gaga and Rihanna, who knows? after a few months and album release, Lady Gaga can regain her position. Eminem currently holds the title for the Hip-Hop Artist with Most Viewed music videos on Youtube. Shakira belongs to the Top 5 most viewed artist on Youtube videos just below Eminem. The Black Eyed Peas is the first hip-hop group to ever hit the one billion views milestone. There is a slight difference of the number of total views between Britney Spears and Beyonce. Although Chris Brown has only 875 million views on Youtube, he's got over 1 Billion views on VEVO music video website. On the tenth spot was the 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson with a total of over 825 million views. It is amazing that his stats are very close to a billion views and keeps increasing even after his death. Note that these numbers are approximate values as of this writing.
Top 10 Music Artists with Most Views on Youtube: (April 2012)
1. Justin Bieber - 2.4 Billion views
2. Rihanna - 2.2 Billion views
3. Lady GaGa - 2.1 Billion views
4. Eminem - 1.6 Billion views
5. Shakira - 1.3 Billion views
6. Black Eyed Peas - 1.2 Billion views
7. Britney Spears - 1.1 Billion views
8. Beyonce - 1 Billion views
9. Chris Brown - 875 Million views
10. Michael Jackson - 825 Million views