*Rihanna edged out reggae icon Bob Marley and rocker Avril Lavigne to become the “most liked’ celebrity on Facebook in 2011.
Marley and Lavigne placed second and third respectively, in the list of the fastest-growing pages and most shared media of the year.
Rihanna has 47,788,147 fans on Facebook, over two million more than Lady Gaga, seven million ahead of animated TV show “Family Guy” and surprisingly – considering he has over 15 million followers on twitter – 10 million more likes than Justin Bieber.
It is not only Rihanna’s Facebook page which was popular on the social networking website, her “We Found Love” single featuring Calvin Harris was the most listened to song of the year, beating singles from stars including Katy Perry, LMFAO, David Guetta and Adele.
Top 10 most popular music Facebook pages in 2011:
2. Bob Marley
3. Avril Lavigne
4. David Guetta
5. Enrique Iglesias
7. Lady Gaga
9. Green Day
10. Black Eyed Peas