Trends: Kanye Takes On Internet

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Perhaps inspired by the Old Spice man‘s lead, Kanye West set out to win the internet this week. He’s doing well so far, with an A Cappella performance at Facebook HQ and his own Twitter account, which has amassed, at last count, 216,986 followers in less than 24 hours. His ‘unique’ voice on the site even inspired its own trending hashtag with #PredictingKanyeTweets Trends decided to check out if Kanye’s on top of your playlists too. Find out after the jump…

On every artist’s page has a list of acts that their fans have been playing too. Alongiside Kanye you’ve been scrobbling Jay-Z, Lupe Fiasco, Kid Cudi and Drake. We thought we’d see exactly who’s on top, both with listeners and scrobbles.

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When it comes to listeners Kanye comfortably tops the chart. While Drake, Lupe Fiasco and Kid Cudi all bubble around 7 – 800,000 listeners Kanye rides high with a reach of 1,886,241, more than double. Jay-Z isn’t too far behind though, nothing a new record wouldn’t fix…

But now take a look at the scrobbles

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Remember – a scrobble is how you tell what songs you’re playing. One scrobble = one play of any track. Clear to see that Kanye leaves most of the pack in the dust. While the line up’s the same the number’s are staggering: Jay-Z boasts 35,862,889 scrobbles, but then Kanye tops that by another 25 million and change. Listeners really can’t get enough of him.

If you want your scrobbles to count then make sure you’ve downloaded the scrobbler. And don’t forget to check Trends everyday for the latest news in scrobbles.

  • Christina Lowe

    I know I won’t be following Kanye West – When I saw Carson’s tweet that he unfollowed him, I RT’d it and laughed haha I thought that was great – then I had to see what kind of tweets Kanye was posting – yaaaa no need to follow that haha …. but I follow alot of other artists that I like – Jason Derulo, Bobby Brackins, Ray J, Katy Perry, Snoop, Drake, Sean Kingston, Mike Posner, Black Eyed Peas…I think thats all right now lol

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