The 25 Most Popular Pages on Facebook

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Six months ago, Facebook launched Pages as a way for “businesses, brands, and celebrities to represent themselves on Facebook.” Now that Pages have been out for six months, we thought we’d see who’s got the most fans on Facebook.

So here’s the list of the 25 Most Popular Pages on Facebook. The results?

  • Amy Winehouse has more fans than John McCain. And so does Nutella.
  • There’s no stopping Barack. He has twice as many fans as anyone or anything else.
  • Pages are all about the music. 40% of the top 25 are bands.
  • Some brands have made a big splash.

What does this say about marketing on Facebook?


1. Barack Obama – 834,550 supporters


2. The Chris Moyles Show – 426,635 fans


3. Apple Students – 415,440 fans


4. Victoria’s Secret PINK – 350,983 fans


5. The Stig – 262,899 fans


6. Daft Punk – 186,036 fans


7. Linkin Park – 176,154 fans


8. Justin Timberlake – 169,818 fans


9. Top Gear – 166,010 fans


10. Chris Brown – 160,575 fans


11. Hillary Clinton – 156,532 supporters


12. Pink Floyd – 154,569 fans


13. Dave Matthews Band – 152,890 fans


14. Skins – 141,803 fans


15. Avril Lavigne – 139,715 fans


16. Radiohead – 139,420 fans


17. NBA – 138,884 fans


18. Jabbawockeez – 136,384 fans


19. Coldplay – 133,794 fans


20. Amy Winehouse – 131,099 fans


21. Nutella – 127,912 fans


22. Hollyoaks – 127,512 fans


23. John McCain – 127,143 supporters


24. Red Hot Chili Peppers – 121,724 fans


25. Foo Fighters – 121,452 fans

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50 Responses to “The 25 Most Popular Pages on Facebook”

  1. Higher Education Internet Marketers Links of the Week May 16th, 2008 | .eduGuru says:

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  3. Colin says:

    Love the correlation of The Stig and Daft Punks masks!

    Interestingly high amount of Britisih influence… I assumed that Facebook was bigger in the US?

    Tah

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  6. Nathan Ketsdever says:

    Nutella!?!??!?!

    Plus….who knew that Daft Punk would be out Kanye AND Radiohead….

    Not too much country music love in Facebook groups. Hmm…

  7. Malte Landwehr says:

    What Nutella didn’t beat Hillary? No seriously, Obama being on top of that list shows, that Facebook profiles and groups are not just about fun and entertainment, but more grown up topics (like politics) as well.

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  9. Michelle Compton says:

    What this is lacking is a correlation to their presence on Facebook before becoming a Page. For example, Pink by Victoria’s Secret was one of the first brands to make it big as a group. I’d say that attributes to their success. Likewise you can’t deny that having the first fast growing group of One Million Strong didn’t help Obama.

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  12. Sophie says:

    Where did the Nutella page go? Last week it had 330,000 fans, this week it’s gone. Any news, anyone?

  13. David Haddad says:

    Hey Justin, good compilation. Can you tell us the source for this top 25 list? Thanks.

  14. Sawsan says:

    DECEMBER 2008 :

    1- BARACK OBAMA => 3 403 549 supporters

    2- LINKIN PARK => 936 635 fans

    ( LP RULES )

  15. Kunwar Ali says:

    Why dont you update it now? Tell us about the Latest Top 20 Facebook Pages.

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  22. Noemi says:

    As for now, Barack Obama has 5,993,734 supporters and Coldplay have 1,886,520 fans on Facebook.

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  25. jeff Farr says:

    Thanks for providing this information. It inspires me to make our FB page stronger.

  26. Hitesh says:

    Cool List.

  27. jayesh says:

    Thanks for the list. hopefully my page will be there in your next list of best 25 pages.

  28. Rick Martin says:

    Well, Michael Jackson has just destroyed this list. At this very point in time his fans amount to a sum greater than 7.5 million, increasing at a rate of around 100-300 people every ten seconds, seeming unlikely that it will show signs of slowing within the near future.

  29. MJ says:

    Michael Jackson has +9.2 million fans

  30. plat-n.com | all about information says:

    [...] The 25 Most Popular Pages on Facebook: There’s nothing truly eye-opening about this discovery, but you can learn a thing or two about the power of marketing that has made some of these individuals so popular. [...]

  31. Todd says:

    Here’s the top 5 branded Facebook Pages as of today: http://ow.ly/jQon Way to go to Whole Foods and Papa Johns

  32. Juan says:

    I tnhink this group should be accounted for this article. By far has more members than most of the groups mentioned there.
    http://www.facebook.com/onemillionvoices

  33. Jenn says:

    wwwwwwowow
    cool :)

  34. Art says:

    if you wont to laugh hard (believe me!) check out http://lolonmywall.com/ you can also join their facebook group. enjoy!

  35. Ross says:

    Would love to see an updated version of this!

  36. Tupperluver says:

    Now that everyone’s mom is on Facebook, I’m sure Tupperware will become a top page:
    http://www.facebook.com/TupperwareUSA

  37. Taylor says:

    Ok… here’s something I have to say. If you have a facebook (this is going out to anyone who reads this) then search for “Official Avatar Movie” without the quotes. It has over 1,000,000 fans. So obviously Barack Obama is not the most liked thing on facebook. Neither is Texas Hold ‘Em. Whoever made this really needs to update it. I am not trying to be rude but I am a very big fan of the movie Avatar. If this came across to anyone as obnoxious or anything of the sort, I apoligize to you,

  38. Sam says:

    hello, now it has changed, Michael Jackson is king of yet anotehr thing: facebook, with nearly 12 million fans, and the second is…Homer Simpson, and then barak Obama. :)

  39. Josh says:

    Texas Hold’Em Poker is most popular with almost 20million fans!

  40. MotorolaVE440 says:

    Why its always a scene that, the brands first creates the community pages and then hands over to users/community. Doesn’t the brands name get affected by this?

  41. asher says:

    hahah funny, bcause gaga is the number 1 with 16, 000, 000 million fans!

  42. hifatpeople says:

    GAGA has 16000000 fans but has alot more people who would like to kill her. Seriously shes just messed up.

  43. Submit Url says:

    This 80/20 profit rule definitely happens in my business but also happens in my personal life.

  44. Sarwar says:

    Pl z update this information……its incorrect now

  45. He says:

    Lady Gaga, Micheal Jackson and Avatar are actually the highest three… In that order. puH-lease….

  46. Josh Constine says:

    @He: This article is over two years old, so it is natural for the rankings to have changed.

  47. tony says:

    CAN YOU SHOW MORE POLPULAR PAGES HERE. THANKS

  48. Fidela Speagle says:

    Um, not sure I can relate to what was mentioned. No disrespect I guess.

  49. Jannis says:

    Thanks for the article. Very interesting news concerning Facebook!

  50. Choco-Yummy Blogger Outreach - Fathom says:

    [...] mentioned that Nutella’s page was the 25th most popular page on Facebook, and added that in spite of my broad culinary experience, I didn’t really know what Nutella [...]

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