Next Big Sound is partnered with Billboard 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.

Powering charts for:

Social 50

February 12, 2015
1 Ariana Grande
2
2 Taylor Swift
1
3 Katy Perry
1
4 Justin Bieber
1
5 Selena Gomez
1
6 Nicki Minaj
2
7 Rihanna
0
8 Beyoncé
2
9 Miley Cyrus
0
10 Shakira
1
11 Justin Timberlake
7
12 Iggy Azalea
9
13 Jennifer Lopez
1
14 Demi Lovato
2
15 One Direction
5
16 Ed Sheeran
0
17 Bob Marley
16
18 Sam Smith
5
19 Lady Gaga
3
20 Wiz Khalifa
2
21 Snoop Dogg
2
22 Bruno Mars
3
23 Drake
6
24 Tyga
9
25 Eminem
7
26 Maroon 5
0
27 Chris Brown
0
28 Big Sean
New
29 Romeo Santos
4
30 Prince Royce
6
31 Avril Lavigne
7
32 Ellie Goulding
4
33 Enrique Iglesias
4
34 Pitbull
0
35 Zendaya
1
36 5 Seconds of Summer
6
37 Daddy Yankee
New
38 Lana Del Rey
New
39 Britney Spears
9
40 Claudia Leitte
5
41 Meghan Trainor
0
42 Whitney Houston
New
43 Lil' Wayne
12
44 Missy Elliott
New
45 Martin Garrix
0
46 Meek Mill
6
47 Jessie J.
1
48 Rita Ora
New
49 Michael Jackson
New
50 John Legend
New

Next Big Sound

February 26, 2015
1 Fetty Wap
2 Elliphant
3 Mo Pitney
4 The Preatures
5 Little Comets
6 Sonus
7 LION BABE
8 MightyFools
9 MAKO
10 Dotan
11 Broncho
12 Jenny & The Mexicats
13 Chasin' Crazy
14 Young Fathers
15 Jagwar Ma