Justin Bieber reaches 2 billion YouTube hits
Los Angeles: Teen pop star Justin Bieber has become the first person to reach two billion hits on YouTube.
The 17-year-old, who was discovered on the video-sharing site in 2008 by Scooter Braun, who later became his manager - hit the milestone by gaining 95 million views on his official Vevo YouTube channel in the past month, reported Us magazine.
Bieber has surpassed Lady Gaga`s record after she was the first music artist to reach one billion views on YouTube in 2010.
Justin`s official channel on the website enables his fans to watch an array of his songs.
The `Baby` singer has paid tribute to his supporters, which includes more than 13.9 million twitter followers, by praising them on the social networking webpage.
"I love my fans and I love music. Thank you for helping me share my dream with all of you. Proud of this album. Hope u like it," Bieber said.