Top-20 most popular entertainers: YouTube stats as of Oct 1st, 2013:
# Views Performer-Title
1 1,781,033,259 PSY-GANGNAM STYLE
2 904,394,190 Justin Bieber-Baby
3 694,199,234 Jennifer Lopez-On The Floor
4 600,743,122 Eminem-Love The Way You Lie
5 574,822,830 LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem
6 566,286,351 "Charlie"-Charlie bit my finger - again!
7 555,549,935 Shakira-Waka Waka (2010 FIFA)
8 553,443,360 PSY-GENTLEMAN M/V
9 536,566,262 Lady Gaga-Bad Romance
10 526,295,388 Michel Teló-Ai Se Eu Te Pego
11 498,460,536 Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe
12 476,377,902 Don Omar-Danza Kuduro
13 440,680,468 Eminem-Not Afraid
14 433,919,869 One Direction-What Makes You Beautiful
15 433,042,558 Gotye-Somebody That I Used To Know
16 431,995,729 Pitbull-Rain Over Me
17 429,586,231 Macklemore-Thrift Shop
18 419,657,844 Bruno Mars-The Lazy Song
19 389,274,947 Katy Perry-Firework
20 387,881,181 Justin Bieber-Never Say Never
YouTube Top5 of all times
1. PSY “Gangnam Style” music video remains an absolute popularity champion currently totaling 1.78+ GigaViews (prefix Giga stands for a billion). This astronomical number is getting closer to entire global Internet users’ base (the latter is about 2.267 billion ) and now exceeding the population of both Americas (North and South) and Europe combined.
2. Justin Bieber remains the second most popular entertainer on the planet as per YouTube stats; his iconic musical video clip "Baby" is totaling 904+ MegaViews. This stratospheric popularity index far exceeds the entire population of USA, Canada  and Mexico combined, accounting for more than 1/3 of the global Internet users’ base .
3. “On The Floor” music video featuring Jennifer Lopez is going figuratively through the roof accounted for 694+ MegaViews, thus outnumbering the entire population of North America.
4. Eminem and Rihanna’s collaborative music video “Love The Way You Lie” attracted more than 600 MegaViewers.
5. LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem music video credited with 574+ MegaViews resides in 5th position within the Top5 group.
As it’s been for many years, 19 items in YouTube Top20 are of music-video genre and only one represents Internet humor category (“Charlie bit my finger - again!”).
The entrance level to YouTube (all numbers are rounded to nearest integer):
- Top10 popularity club is currently raised to approximately 526 MegaViews
- Top20 is raised to approx. 387 MegaViews
- Top100 is approx. 172 MegaViews
The grand total number of views calculated for Top100 most popular YouTube videos currently exceeds 30 GigaViews (as a reminder, prefix Giga stands for billion), which is more than 4 times greater than entire population of the planet .
Disclaimer: All data in this article is provided on “AS IS” basis without warranty of any kind.
Copyright © 2013 Alexander Bell