Eminem Becomes First Hip Hop Artist To Achieve 1 Billion YouTube Views

posted Monday February 21 ,2011 at 01:05PM CST | 113 comments

Eminem Becomes First Hip Hop Artist To Achieve 1 Billion YouTube Views

Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga have company, as Eminem makes history today with his 28 official video view-counts, according to FameCount.com.

Detroit Hip Hop superstar Eminem is the first Hip Hop artist to reach one billion YouTube videos. According to FameCount.com, Em is the third musician overall to achieve this feat, joining Interscope labelmate Lady Gaga and teen sensation Justin Bieber.

Within his 13-year career as a major label artist, Eminem has released 28 official videos on his official YouTube page. Last week, Eminem finished filming on his latest video, "Space Bound" which co-stars former adult film actress, Sasha Grey. The song appears on Eminem's multi-platinum 2010 release, Recovery.

Justin Bieber remains the all-time most-viewed artist on YouTube.com at 1.3 billion views.

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