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Her recent single “S&M” may be dominating AMP‘s airwaves, but the radio isn’t the only place taken over by our leading lady, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm]!

In a recent study completed by, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] now holds the impressive #1 spot on their Social 50 Chart, beating out rival [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm].

How exactly did RiRi dethrone Mother Monster? Keep reading!

Each week, Billboard measures the amount of friends, fans, and followers gained by top artists in the social networking scene.

Page views and song plays are also used to measure traffic on popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, MySpace, and iLike!

Some AMP Radio artists who have previously snagged the top spot Social 50 Chart include [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Katy Perry[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil Wayne[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beyoncé[/lastfm]!

So how did [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] make the jump to #1?

As of this week, RiRi has the most-liked Facebook page with over 41 million fans, just over 6 million Twitter followers, and 2 million MySpace friends!

Although [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] has almost double the amount of Twitter followers, nearly 12 million, she’s going to need to do some catching up to knock [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] from the top spot.

Trust me, no one will be asking RiRi “What’s Her Name?” any time soon!

Want to get connected with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm]? Find out how to follow her below!

  • Follow [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] on Twitter: @Rihanna
  • Fan [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] on Facebook
  • Watch [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm] on VEVO

[Source: Billboard]

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