Schwartz Research Group studied the social media presence of various “American Idol” contestants and here are the top 10 most connected, based on likes on Facebook and followers on Twitter. Will this correlate to actual votes? We’ll see.
2. Scott McCreery
3. Lauren Alaina
4. Paul McDonald
5. Thia Megia
6. Brett Loewenstern
7. Julie Zorilla
8. Robbie Rosen
9. Casey Abrams
10. Kendra Chantelle
Most likes on Facebook are the young ones:
Scott McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Tia Megia
Most followers on Twitter:
Tim Halperin, Paul McDonald, Julie Zorilla
Facebook is far more popular for “Idol” fan engagement, triple that of Twitter.
Three least popular on social media?
Tatynisa Wilson, Rachel Zevita and Clint Jun Gamboa.
And here are Yahoo’s top 10 most searched season 10 contestants the past week:
States doing the most Yahoo! searches for “Idol” contestants