The Music Industry Social 100

Artists represent 7/10 of the most followed social media profiles, but what about the companies behind the music? Scroll down to find out who the 100 most loved music brands on social media are.








Who are the most social music brands?



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Gold tropgy
YouTube logo
92,970,897
Silver trophy
iTunes logo
28,783,496
Bronze trophy
Pandora logo
5,090,634
4
Gibson
4,236,485
5
Spotify
3,811,993
6
Rolling Stone
2,348,000
7
Pitchfork
2,189,000
8
Deezer
1,992,207
9
Amazon Mp3
1,861,031
10
Soundcloud
1,653,634
11
The Grammys
1,528,967
12
Billboard
1,492,732
13
Fender
1,426,240
14
Livenation
1,386,766
15
Myspace
1,362,860
16
Beatport
1,245,336
17
Reverbnation
1,211,218
18
Spinnin Records
965,275
19
Armada Music
928,124
20
Sony Music
919,697
21
Billboard Biz
761,744
22
NME
691,966
23
Interscope Records
646,975
24
VEVO
634,000
25
Kerrang!
593,939
26
Metal Hammer
576,306
27
Ibanez
518,565
28
SXSW
513,753
28
Last.fm
502,204
30
Maybach Music Group
496,746
31
Jango Radio
446,784
32
Island Records
392,362
33
SPIN
380,917
34
Zildjian
378,710
35
Def Jam Records
378,142
36
Behringer
377,561
37
VH1 Music
359,905
38
Ableton
355,894
39
Hello Music
338,098
40
Rise Records
335,841
41
Mixcloud
331,761
42
Bandpage
326,468
43
Guitar World
326,376
44
Epitaph Records
324,083
45
TC Electronic
305,624
46
Premier Guitar
275,363
47
Seymour Duncan
275,202
48
Atlantic Records
271,861
49
Hollywood Records
268,461
50
HipHop DX
247,227
51
Victory Records
243,752
52
Waves Audio
237,780
53
Taylor
235,244
54
Epiphone
230,622
55
Sabian
215,950
56
ESP Guitars
215,160
57
Vic Firth
213,114
58
TAMA
211,787
59
Paste Magazine
206,980
60
Grooveshark
186,271
61
RCRD LBL
183,363
62
Jackson Guitars
181,509
63
Rdio
175,803
64
The Hype Machine
166,667
65
Shazam
165,633
66
Native Instruments
164,427
67
Line 6
161,691
68
Korg
155,457
69
Universal Music Group
152,000
70
Ernie Ball
133,967
71
Sub Pop Records
132,000
72
Marshall
128,722
73
Musicians Institute
125,793
74
Dim Mak Records
118,071
75
Matador Records
114,451
76
Rap Rehab
113,411
77
RCA Records
112,442
78
EMG Pickups
111,839
79
Remo
111,349
80
CDBaby
111,270
81
Gretsch
110,258
82
Warner Music
108,000
83
Rough Trade Records
106,050
84
MOG
104,501
85
Mesa Boogie
102,445
86
Numark
102,075
87
XL Recordings
101,868
88
Q Magazine
101,392
89
AKG
100,495
90
Columbia Records
98,623
91
Berklee College of Music
97,850
92
Bad Boy Records
97,834
93
CR2 Records
97,273
94
Pioneer DJ
94,300
95
Shure Mics
93,913
96
Akai
93,383
97
DW Drums
92,523
98
Domino Records
92,507
99
Sennheiser
91,666
100
BC Rich
90,570
1
Spinnin Records
965,275
2
Armada Music
928,124
3
Sony Music
919,697
4
Interscope Records
646,975
5
Maybach Music Group
496,746
6
Island Records
392,362
7
Def Jam Records
378,142
8
Rise Records
335,841
9
Epitaph Records
324,083
10
Atlantic Records
271,861

Great work @SpinninRecords, @Armada and @Interscope for being the most social independent labels!
1
YouTube
92,970,897
2
Pandora
5,090,634
3
Spotify
3,811,993
4
Deezer
1,992,207
5
Soundcloud
1,653,634
6
Myspace
1,362,860
7
Last.fm
502,204
8
Jango Radio
446,784
9
Grooveshark
186,271
10
RCRD LBL
183,363
1
Gibson
4,236,485
2
Fender
1,426,240
3
Ibanez
518,565
4
Zildjian
378,710
5
Behringer
377,561
6
Ableton
355,894
7
TC Electronic
305,624
8
Seymour Duncan
275,202
9
Waves Audio
237,780
10
Taylor
235,244

Congratulations to @GibsonGuitar for being the most social instrument manufacturer!













Insights from the Social 100



The Social 100 by category type
The Social 100 by country
The Social 100 by year founded




Noteworthy brands


Zildjian logo
Zildjian was founded in 1623. As one of the oldest companies in the World still in operation, we take our hat off to them for embracing social media so effectively and making it to number 34 on The Social 100.
Bandpage logo
Bandpage is the youngest company to appear in The Social 100. Since launching in March 2010 Bandpage has powered over 500,000 artists' Facebook Pages.
Gibson logo
With over 3.4 million Facebook fans Worldwide, Gibson have one of the most active communities of musicians on the Internet. Not bad for a company that started out selling Mandolins from a one-man workshop!
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