According to The Pulse Of Radio
, LINKIN PARK
has become the first rock band to receive more than one billion hits on YouTube
. Most of those have been at LinkinParkTV
, the group's official YouTube
channel. The group's 2009 single from the soundtrack of "Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen"
, "New Divide"
, scored more than 131 million hits alone. The next biggest rock acts on YouTube
are the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
and GREEN DAY
, with 327 million and 245 million views respectively on their channels.
The first artist to reach one billion views was LADY GAGA
, who achieved it in 2010. She was later surpassed by JUSTIN BIEBER
, who has racked up an unbelievable 2.8 billion hits. RIHANNA
has also gone well over the one billion mark.LINKIN PARK
recently concluded the 2012 Honda Civic Tour
, which it co-headlined with INCUBUS
, and next heads to South America for a series of dates in Argentina and Brazil.
The band has been on the road behind its fifth studio album, "Living Things"
, which is closing in on sales of 500,000 copies since coming out in June.