Back in January, Latino singer Shakira made headlines when she surpassed 1 billion hits on YouTube and joined Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Eminem as the select few who have managed to reach such an incredible milestone on the site.
The popularity of the songstress, who has had hits such as Hips Don’t Lie, Waka Waka and Underneath Your Clothes, shows no signs of slowing down. Heer numbers have swelled to 1.5 billion hits to date, a culmination from her 3 official channels, Shakira, ShakiraVevo and Shakirasme as well as Shakira’s fans uploading her videos on their own YouTube pages.
Here’s the breakdown of her official site hits:
And her devoted fans YouTube hits:
Reflecting upon her milestone, Shakira commented, “I’m really happy to hear the news. One billion views around the world is an unthinkable number and more than I could ever have dreamed of.”
She said, “Thank you all for this magnificent news. A billion views Incredible! I’m celebrating I’m really happy to hear the news. One billion views around the world is an unthinkable number and more than I could ever have dreamed of.”
Were you one of the 1.5 billion people who watched one of her videos online?