Super Bowl 50

Top Artists Year End 2012

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

Adele

2

Rihanna

3

Taylor Swift

4

Drake

5

Justin Bieber

6

Nicki Minaj

7

Katy Perry

8

Maroon 5

9

LMFAO

10

One Direction

11

Flo Rida

12

Coldplay

13

Jason Aldean

14

fun.

15

Carly Rae Jepsen

16

Kelly Clarkson

17

Lady Gaga

18

Luke Bryan

19

Bruno Mars

20

David Guetta

21

Lil Wayne

22

Chris Brown

23

Madonna

24

Gotye

25

Bruce Springsteen

26

Pitbull

27

Usher

28

Lady Antebellum

29

Wiz Khalifa

30

Roger Waters

31

Carrie Underwood

32

Michael Buble

33

Mumford & Sons

34

Eric Church

35

Eminem

36

Kenny Chesney

37

Blake Shelton

38

Whitney Houston

39

P!nk

40

The Wanted

41

Skrillex

42

Toby Keith

43

Train

44

Kanye West

45

Zac Brown Band

46

Linkin Park

47

Tyga

48

Beyonce

49

Ellie Goulding

50

Calvin Harris

51

The Black Keys

52

Selena Gomez & The Scene

53

Demi Lovato

54

Jay-Z

55

Tim McGraw

56

PSY

57

2 Chainz

58

Miranda Lambert

59

Jason Mraz

60

Big Sean

61

J. Cole

62

Rascal Flatts

63

Nickelback

64

Jennifer Lopez

65

Trey Songz

66

Florence + The Machine

67

Little Big Town

68

The Band Perry

69

Gym Class Heroes

70

Foster The People

71

Neon Trees

72

Lionel Richie

73

Hunter Hayes

74

Jessie J

75

Snoop Dogg

76

Van Halen

77

Alex Clare

78

Dave Matthews Band

79

Shakira

80

Young Jeezy

81

Britney Spears

82

Michael Jackson

83

Lee Brice

84

Kimbra

85

Rick Ross

86

Mary J. Blige

87

Kip Moore

88

B.o.B

89

Ne-Yo

90

Dierks Bentley

91

Andrea Bocelli

92

Brad Paisley

93

Scotty McCreery

94

The Lumineers

95

Phillip Phillips

96

Miguel

97

Gavin DeGraw

98

Glee Cast

99

Lana Del Rey

100

John Mayer