Justin Bieber Knocks Lady Gaga’s YouTube Crown

Justi BieberThe crown of the most viewed video on YouTube has been passed down from Lady Gaga to teen sensation Justin Bieber Friday, July 16.

Bieber’s video for Baby hit 246 million views pushing the record of Lady Gaga for Bad Romance to the runner-up position which stands with 245.6 million views.

Bieber, 16 and a YouTube discovery himself, thanked his fans via Twitter but also said that Lady Gaga is an incredible artist whom he have great respect for. He further commented that “her vid is incredible.”

He also said, “So it doesnt matter who has more views what matters is that we have incredible fans that support us…that im sure we are both greatful 4.”

Lady Gaga is currently on her Monster Ball tour while Bieber, of Stratford, Ontario, is doing his US tour.

The record for the most-watched non-music video clip on YouTube is Charlie bit my finger. It has more than 210 million views.