One Direction ©AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE

One Direction
©AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE

(Relaxnews) – English-Irish boy band One Direction debuted their new video for “Best Song Ever” last week to a massive chorus of appreciation from fans, who pushed them back up to the top of Starcount‘s latest global social media chart, recorded over the week of July 22-28. David Beckham also got a fair bit of attention for sharing a new fragrance ad featuring his own abs.

1. One Direction
Over 1 million people were talking about 1D on Facebook, after their new video picked up 40 million views in one week!

2. Taylor Swift
Taylor picked up over 800k new fans across her networks, with one of her Facebook pictures (feat. Selena Gomez) getting over 950k ‘likes’!

3. Britney Spears
The singer, who sings the “Ooh La La” song for “Smurfs 2,” shared a photo of her with her sons on Facebook which was ‘liked’ over 270k times on Facebook.

4. Pewdiepie
Pewdiepie became the second person to reach 11 million YouTube subscribers as he picks up another 69 million views on his channel.

5. Justin Bieber
While taking his Believe tour home to Canada this week, Justin gained 350k new social fans across his networks.

6. Jennifer Lopez
The Latina star made a surprise appearance at her store Viva Movil’s launch, helping her gain almost 500k new fans on Facebook and Twitter.

7. David Beckham
Becks flaunted his abs in a new commercial for his new fragrance, Classic, leading to half a million people talking about him on Facebook

8. Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen gained a massive 32 million YouTube views this week as well as 140k Twitter followers!

9. Selena Gomez
Selena celebrated her 21st birthday with a massive party! Her brand new video pushed her up the charts after reaching over 12 million views in a week.

10. Justin Timberlake
JT has been playing treasure hunt with his fans, hiding signed Nike shoes for them to find. He gained 400k new fans this week!

Starcount.com, the social media leaderboard, tracks data across 11 global social networks to provide an aggregated measure of social media popularity for stars and brands. Its Fan Chart application is available on Android and iOS. For more on Starcount’s data go to http://www.starcount.com/pages/score.