Justin Bieber has broken a YouTube record: viewed 2 billion+ times

According to social media statistics site Fame Count Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has broken a YouTube record - he recently became the first person to have his videos viewed 2 billion times on his official channel. He is now officially the most popular artist on YouTube.com. The previous big milestone was when Lady Gaga reached 1 billion views back in 2010.

The 17-year-old Canadian singer, who released his new Christmas album, "Under the Mistletoe," on Tuesday, November 1, beat artists such as Lady Gaga, Eminem, Britney Spears and the late Michael Jackson. He broke the record over the weekend, according to Famecount.com, an internet research firm that measures celebrity trends and social networking statistics.

Bieber also holds the world record for the most popular video on YouTube with his breakout 2010 single "Baby," which has been viewed more than 650 million times since it was posted in February of that year.

Meanwhile, Bieber says he is "experimenting" with his new album after releasing his "Under the Mistletoe" Christmas album which released on November 1 . "I'm about halfway through," he told USA Today. "I'm experimenting. What's big right now are beats that are in the clubs, like dubstep. So I want to mess with that stuff, but also stay me."

The most viewed music videos on YouTube:

1. Justin Bieber - 2 billion + views
2. Lady Gaga - 1.88 billion + views
3. Rihanna - 1.7 billion + views
4. Eminem - 1.51 billion + views
5. Shakira - 1.21 billion + views
6. Black Eyed Peas - 1.11 billion + views
7. Britney Spears - 1.01 billion + views
8. Beyonce - 1 billion + views
9. Chris Brown - 868,000 + views
10. Michael Jackson - 810,000 + views

Bieber, Gaga and Eminem

Rihanna and Bieber

Rihanna and Ketty Peri kissing Bieber

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