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Lady Gaga First Artist to Reach 1 Billion YouTube Views

Lady Gaga celebrates in the Press Room after winning eight 2010 MTV Video Music Awards including 'Video of the Year' at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sepetember 12, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mark down another first for pop singer Lady Gaga, who goes into the record books as the first recording artist to reach one billion views on YouTube.

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"We reached 1 Billion views on youtube little monsters!" she wrote yesterday in a Tweet to her 7 million followers. "If we stick together we can do anything. I dub u kings and queens of youtube! Unite!"

If you're handicapping how long her Ladyship can hang onto her cyber title, keep in mind that Justin Bieber is not far behind with more than 962 million views.