Linkin Park‘s 2003 video single “Numb” has officially crossed the 1 billion views mark on YouTube after 11 years online.
The single itself was certified 4x multi-platinum in the US. The album the track comes from, “Meteora,” is currently at the 7x multi-platinum mark in the US with over 27 million units shipped worldwide.
Marking the occasion, the band wrote on their social channels:
“Our music video for ‘Numb’ just passed 1 billion views on YouTube. Thank you for all the support over the years!”
The band’s second most-viewed video right now is “In the End” with around 650 million YouTube views. The track comes from the group’s 2000 debut album “Hybrid Theory,” which was certified 11x multi-platinum in the US with 30 million copies sold around the globe, making it the best-selling rock album of the 21st century.
Carl O'Rourke is a musician, songwriter, multi instrumentalist, sound engineer, producer, assistant editor and music journalist. He studied journalism in Dublin and covers shows, DVD's, albums and interviews. Carl has toured extensively and was twice the recipient of an Irish Young Musicians Award, and in 2013 produced and independently released his bands debut album. Carl divides his time between London, UK and Dublin, Ireland.
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