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 / April 28, 2016
01
Justin Bieber
287 weeks on chart
New
02
03
Ariana Grande
Weeks on chart: 178
+5
04
Rihanna
Weeks on chart: 277
-3
05
Taylor Swift
Weeks on chart: 286
-1
06
Selena Gomez
Weeks on chart: 284
-1
07
Shawn Mendes
Weeks on chart: 69
-4
08
ZAYN
Weeks on chart: 13
-2
09
5 Seconds of Summer
Weeks on chart: 109
+2
10
Drake
Weeks on chart: 260
+4
11
Little Mix
Weeks on chart: 94
-2
12
Demi Lovato
Weeks on chart: 276
+12
13
Beyoncé
Weeks on chart: 284
+9
14
Wiz Khalifa
Weeks on chart: 269
-7
15
Zendaya
Weeks on chart: 88
+10
16
Snoop Dogg
Weeks on chart: 246
-1
17
One Direction
Weeks on chart: 232
-5
18
Katy Perry
Weeks on chart: 287
-8
19
Nicki Minaj
Weeks on chart: 284
-6
20
Chris Brown
Weeks on chart: 258
-1
21
Camila Cabello
Weeks on chart: 13
+13
22
Britney Spears
Weeks on chart: 246
-5
23
Miley Cyrus
Weeks on chart: 211
-5
24
G-Eazy
Weeks on chart: 16
+25
25
The Weeknd
Weeks on chart: 45
+1
26
Lucy Hale
Weeks on chart: 95
--
27
VIXX
Weeks on chart: 11
+5
28
Jennifer Lopez
Weeks on chart: 269
+12
29
Justin Timberlake
Weeks on chart: 245
+17
30
Austin Mahone
Weeks on chart: 142
-1
31
Troye Sivan
Weeks on chart: 48
32
Fifth Harmony
Weeks on chart: 48
+12
33
Melanie Martinez
Weeks on chart: 11
+14
34
Ellie Goulding
Weeks on chart: 137
+3
35
Avery Wilson
Weeks on chart: 8
--
36
Bea Miller
Weeks on chart: 24
New
37
-7
38
Lady Gaga
Weeks on chart: 284
-18
39
Jacob Whitesides
Weeks on chart: 38
-16
40
Halsey
Weeks on chart: 13
--
41
The 1975
Weeks on chart: 4
--
42
Enrique Iglesias
Weeks on chart: 183
--
43
Calvin Harris
Weeks on chart: 42
-15
44
Shakira
Weeks on chart: 281
-2
45
Twenty One Pilots
Weeks on chart: 9
--
46
Becky G
Weeks on chart: 69
New
47
--
48
Meghan Trainor
Weeks on chart: 49
-7
49
GOT7
Weeks on chart: 9
--
50
Young Thug
Weeks on chart: 5
NEXT BIG SOUND 15 / May 5, 2016
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01
AlunaGeorge
2 weeks on chart
-1
02
Dua Lipa
Weeks on chart: 6
-3
05
Oh Wonder
Weeks on chart: 9
+6
06
CNCO
Weeks on chart: 2
New
07
+2
08
Christine And The Queens
Weeks on chart: 2
--
09
Sigala
Weeks on chart: 2
--
10
Kieran Alleyne
Weeks on chart: 2
-3
11
Aurora Aksnes
Weeks on chart: 5
-9
12
GRACE
Weeks on chart: 2
--
13
Kali Uchis
Weeks on chart: 12
--
14
Conrad Sewell
Weeks on chart: 9
-4
15
Gallant
Weeks on chart: 4