Lady Gaga overtaken by Eminem as most-liked on Facebook
Eminem is recognized as the most popular living artist in Facebook. Rapper overtook Lady Gaga for the distinction, currently coming in at over 28,883,000 ‘likes’ as opposed to Gaga’s 28,872,000.It is reported by Famecount, who tracks the popularity of the stars of show business in social networks.
Eminem, 38, is currently averaging over half a million ‘likes’ a day, according to Famecount. At this rate, he will soon surpass Michael Jackson as the most ‘liked’ artist on Facebook, as the King of Pop currently sits at 29.1 million ‘likes.’
However, in the broader picture of social influence, Gaga is far ahead of Eminem in terms of Twitter followers, with over 5 million more followers than he; he also goes through long dark periods. And earlier this week, the rapper reached 1 billion plays on YouTube, making him only the third artist to pull off the achievement. However, he still trails both Gaga and Justin Bieber in the category by over 190 million and 340 million plays, respectively.
Earlier in the week, Eminem entered the so-called club of billionaires in YouTube. The musician became only the third artist in history, after Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga, the total number of hits on YouTube videos that reached a billion hits.