Justin Bieber News Update: 2017 Most Influential Pop Star Topping Over Rihanna, Drake, Beyonce & Adele

11:22 AM EDT 4/17/2017 by Staff Reporter, Celebeat Reporter

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This is the second year that Justin Bieber clinched the top spot as the most influential pop star for 2017. The the 23-year-old pop icon beat the likes of legendary Adele and Ed Sheeran in the race to the top slot.

Rankings for the top slot depends on the categorical scores that the singers attain in terms of wealth and fans. The Box Plus Network measures the pop stars all around success basing on social media influence, views hit online, media popularity, a number of winning awards, wealth accumulation, performance on the charts, and music revenues. The results showed  Justin Bieber on top.

Back in "The 2015  Justin Bieber World Tour", taking his best-selling record "Purpose" and gaining an additional 15.5 million Twitter  followers along the way is one way to accumulate points for the categorical scoring. Justin's top rank is closely at peak with Rihanna and Drake on the third spot. Beyonce is in the fourth place after announcing her twin pregnancy on Instagram and increasing her followers from 33.7 million to 92.3 million; and Adele in the fifth rank but has taken the prestigious awards like the five Grammys and one Brit, reports Barrhead News.

Last year, the most influential Pop star also gave honor to Justin Bieber with Adele in second and now defunct One Direction rounding up the top three. Despite the boy band's troubles and predicaments, the group still manages to land in the tenth place of the contest this year.

The top 20 on the list are Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Drake, Beyonce, Adele. Ranking from 6th to tenth place is Coldplay, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Little Mix, and One Direction. Ranking from 11th place to 15th place are Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Selena Gomez, and Calvin Harris. And the 16th rank to the 20th place are Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Weekend, Shawn Mendez, and Zayn, reports Unreality TV.

Another milestone for being the most Influential Pop Star for 2017 for Justin Bieber. Yet another feather for his cap is being the first artist to smash the record of 10 billion video views on Vevo last year. The accumulation of the huge number of views took 2,316 days to be exact, reports Billboard.

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