Big Bang #24 on Billboard.com’s Social 50 Music Chart [NEWS]

Shared by on April 13, 2012

K-Pop sensation BIGBANG makes its debut on the Billboard Social 50 at No. 24. The group gained over 800,000 video views on YouTube last week (a 61% increase compared to the previous week) after releasing a series of live performance videos from their tour. BIGBANG’s “Alive” was released Feb. 29 and debuted on the Heatseekers Albums chart at No. 4. The group’s “Alive Tour 2012″ kicked off in early March in Seoul Olympic Park Stadium and is set to take the band to 16 countries and 25 cities around the globe. BIGBANG is the first K-Pop act to appear on the Social 50 since The Wonder Girls appeared back in Nov. 2011.
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Chart:
1. Justin Bieber
2. LMFAO
3. Rihanna
4. One Direction
5. Katy Perry
6. Lady Gaga
7. Nicki Minaj
8. Adele
9. Taylor Swift
10. Skrillex
11. Jennifer Lopez
12. Britney Spears
13. David Guetta
14. Demi Lovato
15. Pitbull
16. Chris Brown
17. Beyonce
18. Selena Gomez
19. Shakira
20. Eminem
21. Boyce Avenue
22. Bruno Mars
23. Cimorelli
24. Big Bang (Debut)
25. Christina Grimmie
26. Drake
27. Justin Timberlake
28. Lil Wayne
29. Linsey Stirling (Debut)
30. Walk Off The Earth

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SOCIAL 50 CHART
A ranking of the most active artists on the world’s leading social networking sites. Artists’ popularity is determined by a formula blending their weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with artist page views and weekly song plays, as measured by Next Big Sound.

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