Kevin Hart Leads Top Comedians Chart for Third Straight Week

12:00 PM 6/17/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Hart has led the chart each week since its inception.

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Kevin Hart continues to hold the top spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Comedians chart, leading for the third week since its inception.

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 June 13.

The content of the chart’s top five remains unchanged from the previous week’s ranking, though the ranks change slightly, as D.L. Hughley rises 4-2 while Bill Maher drops 2-4.

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

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    Last week: -

  • 9. Kathy Griffin

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    Last week: -

  • 8. Martin Lawrence

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    Last week: -

    Lawrence shouted out his friend Ice Cube on June 12, congratulating the actor/rapper for his newly earned star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a photo of the pair. The post drives 143,000 Facebook likes and 95,000 Instagram favorites to his pages. 

  • 7. Amy Schumer

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    Last week: 7

  • 6. Mike Epps

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    Last week: 6

  • 5. Joe Rogan

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    Last week: 5

  • 4. Bill Maher

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    Last week: 2

  • 3. Ricky Gervais

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    Last week: 3

  • 2. D.L. Hughley

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    Last week: 4

    Hughley rises 4-2, with a modest gain in Instagram favorites (320,000, up 6 percent) his best bump for the week. In one photo posted June 11, he seemed to address the Bill Maher racial slur controversy, writing in its caption, “Just think if every white person who said n***a lost their jobs, nothing would be open tomorrow.” 

  • 1. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 1