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.

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Social 50

March 19, 2015
1 Taylor Swift
0
2 Ariana Grande
0
3 Justin Bieber
0
4 Selena Gomez
0
5 Rihanna
5
6 Katy Perry
1
7 Justin Timberlake
2
8 5 Seconds of Summer
30
9 Nicki Minaj
3
10 Beyoncé
1
11 Jennifer Lopez
0
12 Ed Sheeran
4
13 Demi Lovato
2
14 Miley Cyrus
0
15 Drake
2
16 Sam Smith
0
17 Wiz Khalifa
1
18 Lady Gaga
3
19 Shakira
New
20 Lucy Hale
0
21 Romeo Santos
2
22 Ellie Goulding
5
23 Big Sean
1
24 Kanye West
18
25 Maroon 5
1
26 Blake Shelton
0
27 Bruno Mars
0
28 Zedd
New
29 Chris Brown
4
30 Madonna
13
31 Lil' Wayne
New
32 Snoop Dogg
12
33 Pharrell
0
34 One Direction
11
35 Austin Mahone
5
36 Lana Del Rey
1
37 Martin Garrix
5
38 Iggy Azalea
10
39 Shawn Mendes
2
40 Meghan Trainor
4
41 ThalĂ­a
10
42 Ciara
New
43 Britney Spears
New
44 Tyga
5
45 Claudia Leitte
11
46 Daddy Yankee
New
47 Avril Lavigne
5
48 Zendaya
9
49 Meek Mill
9
50 Prince Royce
9

Next Big Sound

March 19, 2015
1 Sheppard
2 Fetty Wap
3 Joywave
4 Saint Motel
5 Wolf Alice
6 A Thousand Horses
7 James Bay
8 Zella Day
9 MAKO
10 Mo Pitney
11 Elliphant
12 The Preatures
13 Kindness
14 The Staves
15 Grizfolk