Kevin Hart Leads Top Comedians Chart for a Sixth Week

11:00 AM 7/8/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Hart has led the chart since its inception, with Joe Rogan rising to No. 2.

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Kevin Hart continues to reign atop The Hollywood Reporter's Top Comedians chart, securing a sixth week at No. 1.

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 July 4.

Below Hart, Joe Rogan leaps to No. 2, while Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer re-enter the chart.

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

  • 10. Amy Schumer

    Last week: n/a

  • 9. Katt Williams

    Last week: 7

  • 8. Sarah Silverman

    Last week: n/a

  • 7. Gabriel Iglesias

    Last week: 8

  • 6. Mike Epps

    Last week: 4

  • 5. Bill Maher

    Last week: 6

    "This is a tough 4th," Maher wrote on Facebook July 4. "Can I say for sure the country I love will survive the leader I hate? I can not [sic]. OK, enough gloom, go blow your hand off!" That post and more helps Maher to increase in all Facebook metrics, including 145 percent in Facebook comments and 97 percent in Facebook post likes, according to MVPindex.

  • 4. Ricky Gervais

    Last week: 3

  • 3. D.L. Hughley

    Last week: 2

  • 2. Joe Rogan

    Last week: 5

    Rogan promoted videos from Pauly Toons, who animates conversations from the comedian's The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast and posts them on YouTube. He leaps by 102 percent in overall engagement across all social media, including 958,000 favorites on Instagram.

  • 1. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 1