Katy Perry tops global social media chart: Starcount

Monday, March 24th, 2014. Filed under: Apps Entertainment Hollywood Stars International Stars Music Online
US singer Katy Perry ©AFP PHOTO / DPA / HENNING KAISER

US singer Katy Perry
©AFP PHOTO / DPA / HENNING KAISER

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Katy Perry takes the top spot on Starcount’s global social media chart for the week of March 17-23. She is followed by Shakira, whose self-titled album is out this week.

Katy Perry earned an impressive 58 million YouTube views over the past week and expanded her Twitter following by 196,453 people.

Shakira has been building buzz for her album, most recently revealing a sneak peek of her video for the track “Empire.” According to a report from Daily Star, the singer has also recorded an official song for the World Cup called “La La La,” a reworked version of her track “Dare” from the album.

Over the past week, the Colombian singer earned 903,503 likes on Facebook, where she was also talked about more than 2.3 million times, and she pulled in 32 million YouTube views.

Also among Starcount’s hottest stars this week is Taylor Swift. Last week the trailer was released for upcoming movie “The Giver,” in which Swift — as a brunette — acts alongside Meryl Street, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes.

The star was followed by 324,833 new people on Instagram over the course of the week, also earning 143,631 new Twitter followers and 596,967 Facebook likes.

Starcount’s global social media chart for March 19-23:

1. Katy Perry
2. Shakira
3. Taylor Swift
4. Ellen DeGeneres
5. PewDiePie
6. Eminem
7. Pitbull
8. Miley Cyrus
9. Beyoncé
10. Justin Bieber

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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