Kevin Hart Spends 70th Week at No. 1 on Top Comedians Social Media Chart

6:50 AM 3/9/2019

by Kevin Rutherford

The chart ranks the most popular comedians based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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Joe Rogan shoots from No. 5 to No. 2 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Comedians chart dated March 13, behind Kevin Hart, who remains at No. 1 for a 70th week total.

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 March 5.

Behind Rogan, Jess Hilarious jumps from No. 6 to No. 3, while Trevor Noah slips from No. 3 to No. 4.

Kountry Wayne, meanwhile, re-enters the chart, appearing for the first time since January.

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. Ricky Gervais

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    Last week: 10

  • 9. Tommy Chong

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    Last week: 8

  • 8. Kountry Wayne

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    Last week: -

    Wayne posted March 5 from his Drip Tour with a selfie featuring Jess Hilarious (who comes in at No. 3 on Top Comedians this week), with whom he’s romantically linked, earning a boost of 777,000 favorites in all in the process. His tour recently rolled through Lexington, Kentucky. 

  • 7. Colleen Ballinger

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    Last week: 4

  • 6. Rickey Smiley

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    Last week: 9

  • 5. D.L. Hughley

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    Last week: 2

  • 4. Trevor Noah

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    Last week: 3

  • 3. Jess Hilarious

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    Last week: 6

  • 2. Joe Rogan

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    Last week: 5

    Rogan scored a 38 percent boost in all social activity after his Feb. 27 episode of The Joe Rogan Experience featuring Alex Jones, with whom the former had had a feud before making amends on the show. 

  • 1. Kevin Hart

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    Last week: 1