Rihanna beats Justin Beiber in battle for Facebook fans

Over the course of the last seven days, pop stars Rihanna and Justin Beiber have been neck and neck in their fan growth on Facebook. However, on Friday, April 1, Rihanna just edged out Justin Beiber by finishing in ninth place to Justin's tenth in this week's chart of Facebook's biggest risers.

Despite Beiber's popularity with tweens around the world, the Canadian boy wonder is not the most liked artist on Facebook. According to data from Famecount.com, in terms of total fans Bieber charts in seventh position, three places behind Rihanna, five places behind Lady Gaga and six places behind the most liked person ever, living or dead, on Facebook - rapper Eminem.


The top rising pages on Facebook over the week ending Friday, April 1 according to Famecount.com* are:

 

 

Fans today

Fans this week

1.

Badoo
Facebook app

106,576

681,066

2.

Cok Güzel Hareketler Bunlar BKM
TV|Turkey

-2,488

649, 691

3.

CityVille
Facebook app

73,754

535,638

4.

Snaptu
Facebook app

76,708

535,408

5.

Tea Party Patriots
Political|US

NA

535,088

6.

Dove
Health and Beauty| UK

9,638

481,418

7.

Burberry
Fashion|UK

60,376

478,565

8.

Texas Hold'em Poker
Facebook app

28,365

354,720

9.

Rihanna
Musician|Barbados

41,850

  324, 666

10.

Justin Bieber
Musician|Canada

43,805

317,730

* Data from famecount.com, the YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Statistics service.
Famecount measures the amounts of "likes," "fans" and "followers," providing statistics regarding the celebrity, brand, political and popular culture preferences of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter users.

 

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