Rickey Smiley makes his first appearance on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Comedians chart, debuting at No. 7 on the Dec. 12-dated list.
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 Dec. 4.
Kevin Hart rules the ranking at No. 1, while Trevor Noah returns to the No. 2 peak he previously claimed in August; he concurrently leads the Top TV Personalities chart.
Behind Hart and Noah, Colleen Ballinger, Joe Rogan and Tommy Chong round out the top five.