Rihanna continues to reign supreme on Billboard’s Social 50 chart this week. She holds at No. 1 on the tally, reeling from media excitement generated by her film debut in “Battleship” (buy tickets here). Further, a series of remixes of her popular single “Where Have You Been” hit iTunes last week.
The Social 50 chart ranks the most popular artists on YouTube, Vevo, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, using a formula that blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with weekly artist page views and weekly song plays.
“Where Have You Been,” from Rihanna’s sixth studio album “Talk That Talk,” rises 13-11 on the Hot 100 this week, continuing to be one of the most popular tracks from the pop star’s late 2011 release. The remixes EP, released May 22, features remixes by Hardwell, Papercha$er and Hector Fonseca.