Top Artists Year End 2008

Top Artists

Radio Airplay 1
Sales Data 2
Streaming Data 3
Social 50 Activity 4
Box Score 5
Ranking is based on an artist's chart performance on the Billboard Hot 100 (which includes airplay, sales, and streaming data) and the Billboard 200 albums chart, as well as Boxscore touring revenue, Social 50 chart activity and ringtone sales.
1

CHRIS BROWN

2

LIL WAYNE

3

RIHANNA

4

ALICIA KEYS

5

TAYLOR SWIFT

6

LEONA LEWIS

7

MILEY CYRUS

8

JORDIN SPARKS

9

JONAS BROTHERS

10

T.I.

11

COLDPLAY

12

FLO RIDA

13

CARRIE UNDERWOOD

14

T-PAIN

15

JOSH GROBAN

16

COLBIE CAILLAT

17

NE-YO

18

KANYE WEST

19

KATY PERRY

20

MARIAH CAREY

21

SUGARLAND

22

USHER

23

SARA BAREILLES

24

FERGIE

25

ONEREPUBLIC

26

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD

27

TIMBALAND

28

KID ROCK

29

KEYSHIA COLE

30

BRITNEY SPEARS

31

PINK

32

MARY J. BLIGE

33

DAUGHTRY

34

GEORGE STRAIT

35

RASCAL FLATTS

36

KENNY CHESNEY

37

PLIES

38

THE-DREAM

39

EAGLES

40

BRAD PAISLEY

41

JASON MRAZ

42

SOULJA BOY TELL'EM

43

YOUNG JEEZY

44

SEAN KINGSTON

45

AKON

46

MADONNA

47

PARAMORE

48

LINKIN PARK

49

FINGER ELEVEN

50

GARTH BROOKS