Billboard announced that, as of January 22, Rihanna surpassed 2 billion views. The “We Found Love” hit-maker scored view number 2,068,076,591. That number passes the previous record set by Lady Gaga. Gaga set the bar in Octoher 2010 when she became the first musician on Youtube to receive more than a billion hits. “Bad Romance,” “Telephone,” “Marry the Night,” and “You and I” have proven to be big successes for the superstar on the website.
Rihanna, however, is in a league of her own when it comes to YouTube numbers, with some of her videos receiving hundreds of millions of views. “What’s My Name” saw more than 230 million total views. “Rude Boy,” “California King Bed,” and “Man Down” received a combined 420 million views. “We Found Love,” released just three months ago, has already nabbed 115 million views.