Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

Monday, October 6th, 2014. Filed under: Apps Entertainment International Stars Music Online
American singer Katy Perry has been sharing news from the road as she tours the US. ©AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan

American singer Katy Perry has been sharing news from the road as she tours the US.
©AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Katy Perry is the most popular person on social media for the week of September 29 to October 5, according to Starcount, and country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift takes the fourth-place spot on Starcount’s chart as she generates buzz for her coming album.

Katy Perry enjoyed another successful week on social media, earning 174,633 new Facebook likes and 316,532 new followers on Twitter, where she’s been tweeting news from the road during her current US tour.

Taylor Swift, meanwhile, grabbed headlines several times over the week and on Friday announced she’ll be a “key advisor” on the next season of “The Voice.” The singer has been holding a series of “Secret Sessions” in support of her upcoming album “1989,” performing the album in full for select fans. Most recently, she invited 89 fans to a performance at her home in Rhode Island on October 2.

Swift earned 170,185 new Facebook likes and 354,708 Twitter followers, and she was talked about by an impressive 1.3 million people on Facebook.

Starcount’s global social media chart for September 29 – October 5:

1. Katy Perry
2. Ariana Grande
3. PewDiePie
4. Taylor Swift
5. Selena Gomez
6. Ellen DeGeneres
7. Justin Bieber
8. Beyoncé
9. Nicki Minaj
10. Kim Kardashian

Starcount.com, the social media leaderboard, tracks data across 12 global social networks to provide an aggregated measure of social media popularity for stars and brands. Its Fan Chart application is available on Android and iOS. For more on Starcount’s data go to www.starcount.com/pages/score.

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