Rihanna breaks VEVO record on Youtube

Rihanna has become the first artist to gain 5 billion views on Youtube, putting her ahead of other mainstream artists such as Eminem and Justin Bieber.

The singer's VEVO Channel currently has nearly 14 million subscribers making it the most popular channel among artists.

In comparison, Lady Gaga currently has 2.84 billion views, just over half of that total, and has a long way to go before she can match her record total.

Her closest competitor, Justin Bieber, currently has 4.81 billion views but has over 4 million less subscribers on his channel.

At the end of 2013 VEVO announced its top 10 most viewed music videos with Rihanna coming in fourth place in 'Diamonds', which was released in early November 2012.

Miley Cyrus was last year's most popular artist on Youtube with 'Wrecking Ball' gathering to-date over 640 million views.

Rihanna has not released any new music videos on her VEVO channel this year despite breaking the 5 billion milestone.

Will she remain on top of the charts in the coming year?

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