With the Latin Grammys coming up on November 15th, and at a time when social media rules the world, we couldn't help but wonder: which nominee would win the Latin Grammy for most social media clout?
Who has the most devout fans across social networks? Who has the creepiest stalkers? Who has the most Twitter followers and Facebook likes, and which nominated single has the most YouTube views?
We crunched some numbers, and we wondered no more. Here are the Top 10 ABC/Univision Latin Grammy Social Media winners:
Although these boys haven't been active on Facebook since September, they tweet like they have nothing else to do. But hey, I guess there's 3 of them spreading the love at once (so there's 3x the tweetness).
Nominated for: Best New Artist
Facebook Likes: 158,382
Twitter Followers: 79,541
VEVO Subscribers: 47,322
VEVO Video Views: 48,112,260
Sample Tweet: They make shout outs to "the" people:
9. Carla Morrison
Her Twitter feed is flooded with fans' comments, so we know she doesn't block other people tweeting at her. That automatically means she's good to her fans. Nominated for:
Album of the year: Déjenme Llorar
Song of the year: "Déjenme Llorar"
Best Alternative Music Album: Déjenme Llorar
Best Alternative Song: "Déjenme Llorar"
Facebook Likes: 157,926
Twitter Followers: 202,323
Official Youtube views: 23,952,261
Sample Tweet: Carla makes sure to say sweet dreams to her fans before going to bed:
8. Pepe Aguilar
Aguilar posts stuff on Facebook and Twitter a few times a day. He might not be 20 years old, but he is present everywhere in the virtual world. Nominated for:
Best Ranchero Album: Más de un Camino
Best Traditional Pop Album: Negociaré con la pena
Facebook Likes: 597,994
Twitter Followers: 1,097,199
Official Youtube Views: 30,598,507
Sample Tweet:Beside giving his fans amazing music, he offers them a free movie critique service as well:
Weirdest fan comment: This fan is among hundreds of thousands to comment on a particular picture posted by Pepe. Regardless, she requests Pepe read her comment, in which lets him know that she enjoyed his concert... but she wishes he would've dedicated more time to the audience. Two hours wasn't enough. Note taken Anabell.
7. Pablo Alborán
Fans like to feel like their idols know them and relate to them. Alborán takes it one step further. He calls his fans his family (he tweets out to his "familia"). Nominated for:
Best Contemporary Pop Album: En Acústico
Facebook Likes: 902,201
Twitter Followers: 900,728
VEVO Subscribers: 63,826
VEVO Video Views: 71,049,908
Official Youtube views: 50,658,923
Sample Tweet: Pablo calling his fans his "familia":
Weirdest fan comment: This fan was sure to let Pablo know that she approves his updated Facebook profile pic. Good thing she gave her input. Translation: "I like this picture more as a profile picture. The other one is ok, but not as good as this one."
6. Jesse & Joy
With this brother-sister duo we wonder: who calls shot-gun and who does the tweeting? Nominated for:
Record of the Year: "Corre!"
Album of the Year: Con Quien Se Queda El Perro?
Song of the Year: "Corre!"
Best Contemporary Pop Album: Con Quien Se Queda El Perro?
Best Short Form Music Video: "Me Voy"
Facebook Likes: 983,761
Twitter Followers: 934,659
Official Youtube Subscribers: 427,914
Official Youtube Views: 210,525,201
Sample Tweet: "A kiss and much, much... and I mean much... love for the best fans on earth!"
Most Viewed Video: "Corre!" has 104,697,586 views and counting! This makes it the #1 most watched video on our nominee list.
5. Juan Luis Guerra
El Maestro only tweets a few times a month, but somehow manages to have more than 3 million tweets. Nominated for:
Best Tropical Song: "Toma Mi Vida"
Producer of the Year
Facebook Likes: 453,926
Twitter Followers: 3,264,264
Sample Tweet: Juan Luis Guerra alerts his fans that there's an imposter out there that goes by the same name, with a 3rd "r" in Guerra:
4. David Bisbal
Bisbal doesn't use his social media platforms to just plug himself... he makes several shout outs to other musicians on a pretty regular basis. Nominated for:
Best Traditional Pop Album: Una Noche en el Teatro Real
Facebook Likes: 1,056,348
Twitter Followers: 4,353,515
VEVO Subscribers: 17,844
VEVO Video Views: 41,867,285
Sample Tweet: Bisbal makes shout outs to fellow singers, with hashtags and all. Spread the love.