A racy Esquire magazine cover with the words "Sexiest Woman Alive" and a fan-driven Facebook promotional campaign sends Rihanna flying up this week's Billboard Social 50 chart. Other social media climbers, include: Avril Lavigne with a new perfume, tour and YouTube videos; J.Lo who stars in an ubiquitous Fiat commercial; and Karmin with a TLC cover. Also this week's Billboard 200 chart-toppers Evanescence re-enter the survey.
Vocal group Mindless Behavior makes its Social 50 debut this week, coming in at No. 47 thanks to being featured on Vevo's emerging artist platform "Lift" and their relentless fan engagement on Facebook and Twitter.
Vocal group Mindless Behavior, a young group with young fans, makes its Social 50 debut thanks to Vevo's emerging artist platform "Lift" and their relentless fan engagement on Facebook and Twitter. Bachata superstars Aventura also debut on the survey thanks to member Romeo Santos' solo debut. Elsewhere, Christina Grimmie and Cimorelli stay on the chart with volume, volume, volume...
Social music discovery platform exfm has revamped its offerings—which previously included a free Google Chrome extension and iOS app—to now include support for Firefox and Safari browsers along with a new website and a site player designed specifically for music blogs.
Jennifer Lopez leaps into the top 30 of Billboard's Social 50 chart, climbing 38-29, thanks to buzz generated by her TV commercial with Fiat, a new music video, and a red-hot performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.