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 / August 27, 2015
01
Justin Bieber
252 weeks on chart
02
Ariana Grande
Weeks on chart: 143
+6
03
One Direction
Weeks on chart: 197
-1
04
Taylor Swift
Weeks on chart: 251
+3
05
Demi Lovato
Weeks on chart: 241
-2
06
5 Seconds of Summer
Weeks on chart: 74
-1
07
Miley Cyrus
Weeks on chart: 176
+2
08
Selena Gomez
Weeks on chart: 249
-2
09
Shawn Mendes
Weeks on chart: 34
+8
10
Fifth Harmony
Weeks on chart: 15
+1
11
Chris Brown
Weeks on chart: 223
-7
12
Nicki Minaj
Weeks on chart: 249
+4
13
Katy Perry
Weeks on chart: 252
+9
14
Wiz Khalifa
Weeks on chart: 234
-1
15
Little Mix
Weeks on chart: 59
+13
16
The Weeknd
Weeks on chart: 13
-4
17
Beyoncé
Weeks on chart: 249
+7
18
Austin Mahone
Weeks on chart: 110
-4
19
Lady Gaga
Weeks on chart: 250
+1
20
Becky G
Weeks on chart: 43
+1
21
Rihanna
Weeks on chart: 242
-2
22
Drake
Weeks on chart: 225
+26
23
Rita Ora
Weeks on chart: 37
-8
24
VIXX
Weeks on chart: 2
+17
25
Troye Sivan
Weeks on chart: 13
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26
Calvin Harris
Weeks on chart: 34
+12
27
Jacob Whitesides
Weeks on chart: 10
28
Zendaya
Weeks on chart: 53
+5
29
Ice Cube
Weeks on chart: 2
30
Lana Del Rey
Weeks on chart: 96
-20
31
Lucy Hale
Weeks on chart: 60
-5
32
Sam Smith
Weeks on chart: 52
+7
33
Snoop Dogg
Weeks on chart: 212
+9
34
Martin Garrix
Weeks on chart: 67
-4
35
DeStorm Power
Weeks on chart: 24
-17
36
Ed Sheeran
Weeks on chart: 85
-5
37
Bea Miller
Weeks on chart: 8
38
Jessie J.
Weeks on chart: 52
+5
39
Jennifer Lopez
Weeks on chart: 234
-16
40
Shakira
Weeks on chart: 249
+4
41
Skrillex
Weeks on chart: 148
--
42
Britney Spears
Weeks on chart: 214
--
43
Ellie Goulding
Weeks on chart: 102
-3
44
The Vamps
Weeks on chart: 23
-10
45
Justin Timberlake
Weeks on chart: 216
46
Nick Jonas
Weeks on chart: 11
--
47
Kanye West
Weeks on chart: 58
--
48
Bruno Mars
Weeks on chart: 232
--
49
Dr. Dre
Weeks on chart: 7
--
50
Ludacris
Weeks on chart: 94
NEXT BIG SOUND 15 / August 27, 2015
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01
Chelsea Wolfe
2 weeks on chart
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02
Brooke Candy
Weeks on chart: 2
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03
bear's den
Weeks on chart: 11
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05
Morgan James
Weeks on chart: 3
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06
Twin Shadow
Weeks on chart: 3
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07
Vintage Trouble
Weeks on chart: 2
New
08
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09
Joywave
Weeks on chart: 37
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10
LION BABE
Weeks on chart: 7
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11
Aurora Aksnes
Weeks on chart: 2
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12
Robert Delong
Weeks on chart: 2
+2
13
Shamir
Weeks on chart: 5
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15
The Dø
Weeks on chart: 8