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Grammy nominees and top social media metrics

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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards had plenty of great performances, surprising moments and plenty of social media engagement. According to a blog post published Monday by social media analytics company, Socialbakers, exactly ten nominees in this years prestigious awards were identified as the top social media celebrities for most followers and fans acquired after the event.

Most of us probably had our own personal favorite, but 2013 had plenty of great and catchy songs to remember. According to an infographic by Socialbakers Rihanna attracted the most Facebook Fans while Lana Del Rey had the most engagement.

“A clear winner in Facebook Fan acquisition is Rihanna, who has also won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Urban Album. But the award for most engaged (in our study) goes to Lana Del Rey, with Robin Thicke at a close second. It’s worth noting that the most engaged artists are all relative newcomers on the Grammy scene, when you consider the engagement of veterans like Justin Timberlake,” according to the blog.

Who are the ten artists to make it to the list of social media stars? Below is a detailed bullet list and most you will recognize right away:

  • Taylor Swift
  • Robin Thicke
  • Beyonce
  • Bruno Mars
  • John Legend
  • Rihanna
  • Katy Perry
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Jay Z
  • Justin Timberlake

Artists like Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry had solid gains in terms of followers on Twitter and additional Fans on Facebook. Veteran social media solo singer star-Timberlake- had 1,754,552 Fans added and 1,057,176 new followers. Katy Perry had 2,219,409 new Fans and 1,467,006 new followers.

The Pennsylvania born songwriter, Swift, had extra Facebook fans (2,478,670) and (1,070,317) Twitter followers. For engagement besides Lana Del Rey earning the top rank, other noticeable singing stars include Thicke, Mars, and Legend joining for the most engagement post ceremony.

The Grammy’s however had Daft Punk-French dance duo group- earn the Album of the Year and Best Dance/Electronica Album with their Random Access Memories project. They were the big winners for this years Grammy’s that included their popular hit ‘Get Lucky’. There is plenty to see and new albums to come in 2014.

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