Kyle Bylin

Pancakes, Chris Brown Push Mac Lethal onto Billboard's Social 50 Chart

Pancakes, Chris Brown Push Mac Lethal onto Billboard's Social 50 Chart

Rapper Mac Lethal debuts on the Social 50 chart at No. 31 after launching two viral memes -- the "Pancake Rap" and "Texts From Bennett" -- on Nov. 30. The first, a video of him rhyming over the beat of Chris Brown's single "Look At Me Now" while cooking pancakes has garnered more than 6 million YouTube views.
The Social 50 Year In Viral Breakthroughs: Rebecca Black, Pomplamoose & More

The Social 50 Year In Viral Breakthroughs: Rebecca Black, Pomplamoose & More

This edition marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of Billboard's Social 50 chart. While a number of star acts never left the tally (Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Rihanna), there have been many viral stars in 2011 with impressive peaks like Pomplamoose (No. 29), George Watsky (No. 13), Rebecca Black (No. 9), Karmin (No. 15) and Kina Grannis (No. 49) that deserve recognition.
Wonder Girls, One Direction Arrive on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

Wonder Girls, One Direction Arrive on Billboard's Social 50 Chart

K-pop group Wonder Girls arrives onto Billboard's Social 50 chart, jumping into the tally at No. 33 -- this week's highest debut. The release of the video for their latest single "Be My Baby" on Nov. 5 prompted a burst of eight million YouTube views, boasting its profile views by 164,000 last week.
Mashup Mondays: Wonder Girls

Wonder Girls & One Direction Arrive on Social 50 Chart

K-Pop group Wonder Girls arrives onto Billboard's Social 50 chart, jumping into the tally at No. 33 -- this week's highest debut. The release of the video for their latest single "Be My Baby" on Nov. 5 prompted a burst of 8 million YouTube views, boasting their profile views by 164,000 last week.
Kina Grannis' Jellybeaned 'Arms' Video, MTV O Award Secure Social 50 Debut

Kina Grannis' Jellybeaned 'Arms' Video, MTV O Award Secure Social 50 Debut

After taking home a win at MTV's O Music Awards and releasing her latest music video, YouTube starlet Kina Grannis debuts on Billboard's Social 50 chart.  She earned the best Web-born artist O award,  and her trippy stop-motion video for "In Your Arms" arrived... full of jellybeans.

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