Here Are The Artists & Bands That Dominated Tumblr This Year


The massively popular social media Tumblr is a safe haven for the alternative kids.
We've all known this, but with the statistics that Tumblr shared as part of their 'Year In Review', we have the proof to back that claim.
2016 has been a good year for alternative music and many of the big artists in the scene have been massively searched on Tumblr. 

Here are the top 20 artists who have been searched in 2016:

01. 5 Seconds of Summer
02. Twenty One Pilots
03. One Direction
04. Fifth Harmony
05. The 1975
06. Fall Out Boy
07. Little Mix
08. My Chemical Romance
09. Panic! at the Disco
10. All Time Low
11. Bring Me the Horizon
12. Arctic Monkeys
13. Black Veil Brides
14. Paramore
15. Pierce the Veil
16. Gorillaz
18. The Front Bottoms
19. Bastille

20. Coldplay

Surprised that Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At The Disco, Bring Me The Horizon, Fall Out Boy and more are among them? We're not!

There is a list of albums aswell that have been popular on Tumblr in the last 12 months.

Here's that list:

01. Lemonade by Beyonce
02. Blurryface by Twenty One Pilots
03. Blue Neighbourhood by Troye Sivan
04. Made in the A.M. by One Direction
05. Anti by Rihanna
06. Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer
07. The Life of Pablo by Kanye West
08. Agust D by Agust D
09. Vessel by Twenty One Pilots
10. 1989 by Taylor Swift
11. Cry Baby by Melanie Martinez
12  Death of a Bachelor by Panic! at the Disco
13. Views by Drake
14. 25 by Adele
15. Badlands by Halsey
16. Lotto by EXO
17. Mind of Mine by Zayn Malik
18. Joanne by Lady Gaga
19. Purpose by Justin Bieber
20. Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
 by My Chemical Romance

In a recent interview with Billboard, Tumblr shared the following about the lists:

The alt kids feel at home here. Tumblr is like where you go to share your passions. Usually the kids who are into these bands are going to the shows, buying the merch. They’re the people up in the front. They’re the people making art about the things they love. Music is their life. When you find a space like Tumblr where you can live your life online with the people who feel that same passion, you can share your fan art, you can share your silly fan fiction, just in the same breath that you share these true emotional stories about what happened when you met the band, or the moment you got the album, your reaction.

Which artist/album are you missing in the list?

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Glenn van den Bosch Glenn van den Bosch
05-12-2016 5 mins read
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