Next Big Sound is partnered with to create the Social 50 and Next Big Sound Chart.
The Social 50 is a weekly chart ranking the most popular artists online across all major music sites. The Next Big Sound Chart shows the fastest accelerating artists, across all major social music sites, statistically predicted to achieve success, as measured by Next Big Sound.
Billboard Social 50 / July 30, 2015
01
Justin Bieber
248 weeks on chart
+3
02
Nicki Minaj
Weeks on chart: 245
03
Ariana Grande
Weeks on chart: 139
+2
04
Taylor Swift
Weeks on chart: 247
+16
05
Meek Mill
Weeks on chart: 35
-4
06
5 Seconds of Summer
Weeks on chart: 70
+1
07
Selena Gomez
Weeks on chart: 245
-1
08
Demi Lovato
Weeks on chart: 237
+1
09
Miley Cyrus
Weeks on chart: 172
+6
10
Katy Perry
Weeks on chart: 248
-7
11
DeStorm Power
Weeks on chart: 21
-1
12
One Direction
Weeks on chart: 193
+13
13
Bea Miller
Weeks on chart: 4
+11
14
Drake
Weeks on chart: 221
+3
15
Chris Brown
Weeks on chart: 219
-7
16
Shawn Mendes
Weeks on chart: 30
-4
17
Rihanna
Weeks on chart: 238
+9
18
Ed Sheeran
Weeks on chart: 81
-5
19
Lady Gaga
Weeks on chart: 246
-5
20
Little Mix
Weeks on chart: 55
-9
21
Wiz Khalifa
Weeks on chart: 230
+22
22
Girls' Generation
Weeks on chart: 2
23
Zendaya
Weeks on chart: 49
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24
Bruno Mars
Weeks on chart: 230
+10
25
Snoop Dogg
Weeks on chart: 208
+5
26
Jessie J.
Weeks on chart: 48
-7
27
Austin Mahone
Weeks on chart: 106
+8
28
Lucy Hale
Weeks on chart: 56
-5
29
Shakira
Weeks on chart: 245
-11
30
Fifth Harmony
Weeks on chart: 11
+10
31
Jennifer Lopez
Weeks on chart: 230
+5
32
Jacob Whitesides
Weeks on chart: 6
--
33
Eminem
Weeks on chart: 230
--
34
Beyoncé
Weeks on chart: 245
-13
35
Sam Smith
Weeks on chart: 48
-19
36
Becky G
Weeks on chart: 39
--
37
The Vamps
Weeks on chart: 19
-6
38
FUTURE
Weeks on chart: 8
+6
39
Justin Timberlake
Weeks on chart: 212
+8
40
Martin Garrix
Weeks on chart: 63
-11
41
The Weeknd
Weeks on chart: 9
-4
42
Ellie Goulding
Weeks on chart: 99
--
43
Ludacris
Weeks on chart: 93
+6
44
Calvin Harris
Weeks on chart: 31
--
45
Rita Ora
Weeks on chart: 34
--
46
Big Sean
Weeks on chart: 22
-1
47
Daddy Yankee
Weeks on chart: 33
--
48
Tyga
Weeks on chart: 34
-9
49
Meghan Trainor
Weeks on chart: 29
-8
50
50 Cent
Weeks on chart: 141
NEXT BIG SOUND 15 / July 23, 2015
01
Leon Bridges
9 weeks on chart
02
Arkells
Weeks on chart: 7
+3
04
Mother Mother
Weeks on chart: 6
+4
05
Joywave
Weeks on chart: 33
+2
06
Cadillac Three
Weeks on chart: 2
-2
07
The Staves
Weeks on chart: 29
+5
08
bear's den
Weeks on chart: 8
+3
09
Nosaj Thing
Weeks on chart: 9
10
Tove Styrke
Weeks on chart: 7
--
11
Mickey Guyton
Weeks on chart: 3
+3
12
Boy & Bear
Weeks on chart: 5
--
13
Coasts
Weeks on chart: 4
--
14
Natalie Prass
Weeks on chart: 2
-9
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