The wacky antics of Psy have captivated the Internet's attention this past week, as the K-Pop artist erupts out of United States obscurity and debuts on the Billboard Social 50 at No. 25, thanks to the viral success of his video for "Gangnam Style." Elsewhere on the chart this week, Carly Rae Jepsen spikes 31-20 as details about her upcoming album made the news. And news of Snoop Dogg's new reggae stage name Snoop Lion only elicits minimal gains in online attention as he rises 40-39.
Beyonce is the biggest gainer on this week's Billboard Social 50 chart, making a massive jump from No. 49 to claim the No. 17 spot after a frenzy of media activity and social buzz following the launch of the pop star's new Web presence.
As predicted last week, BIGBANG and miss A were the two acts to watch as both their new singles make big strides up the K-Pop Hot 100 at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots pushing four-week chart topper Lyn and her soundtrack single, “To Turn Back Hands of Time,” to the No. 3 spot.