LINKIN PARK First Rock Band To Get One Billion Hits On YouTube
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.
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