Justin Bieber‘s record of 163 weeks on top of Billboard’s Social 50 has been broken by BTS on February 8, 2020.
The beloved K-pop group marked their 164th week at no. 1 of Billboard Social 50 this week!
According to Billboard, the Social 50 is powered by data tracked by music analytics company Next Big Sound and ranks the most popular artists on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Wikipedia. The chart’s methodology blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers with artist page views and engagement.
Most Weeks at No. 1 of Social 50
- BTS – 164 weeks
- Justin Bieber – 163 weeks
- Taylor Swift – 28 weeks
- Miley Cyrus – 21 weeks
- Rihanna – 21 weeks
- Ariana Grande – 18 weeks
- Adele – 11 weeks
- Lady Gaga – 11 weeks
- PSY – 11 weeks
- One Direction – 8 weeks
Meanwhile, Filipino boy band SB19 is gradually climbing the Billboard Social 50 since it entered the chart at no. 28 last December. This week, the group climbs to no. 15 beating Selena Gomez, Rihanna, and GOT7!