Kevin Hart Claims No. 1 Again on Top Comedians Social Media Ranking

10:15 AM 8/5/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Hart has now led the chart — which ranks the most popular comedians based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus — for 10 weeks.

Jerritt Clark/WireImage

Kevin Hart rules The Hollywood Reporter’s latest Top Comedians chart for a 10th week in a row, while Amy Schumer breaks back into the top five.

The Top Comedians chart is a ranking of the most popular comedians on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, with global data provided by social media analytics company MVPindex. The chart’s methodology blends social engagement on the platforms along with weekly additions of followers/subscribers. The latest tracking week ended Aug. 1.

Meanwhile, Joe Rogan and Adam Sandler return to previous best peaks of Nos. 2 and 9, respectively, while Trevor Noah makes his first chart appearance at No. 8.

See the full top 10 below, and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Actors and Top TV Personalities charts.

  • 10. Gabriel Iglesias

    Ethan Miller/Getty Images

    Last week: 8

  • 9. Adam Sandler

    Mike Marsland/WireImage

    Last week: -

  • 8. Trevor Noah

    Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

    Last week: -

  • 7. Mike Epps

    Maury Phillips/Getty Images

    Last week: 4

  • 6. Bill Maher

    Michael Kovac/Getty Images

    Last week: 3

  • 5. Amy Schumer

    Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

    Last week: 10

    Schumer earned 900,000 Instagram favorites (a 221 percent boost) with a July 27 photo showing her on the first day of shooting in Boston for the upcoming film I Feel Pretty, co-starring Michelle Williams and slated for a June 29, 2018, release.

  • 4. Ricky Gervais

    Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

    Last week: 5

  • 3. D.L. Hughley

    Desiree Navarro/Getty Images

    Last week: 2

  • 2. Joe Rogan

    Getty Images

    Last week: 6

    Rogan came under fire on social media after interviewing MMA fighter Daniel Cormier following his knockout at UFC 214, an action he called “100% my f**k up” on Instagram. Rogan was up in nearly all metrics following his apology, including 104 percent in overall social media engagement.

  • 1. Kevin Hart

    Amanda Edwards/WireImage/Getty Images

    Last week: 1

comments powered by Disqus