Selena Gomez Bumps Justin Bieber from #1 Spot

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Look out Justin Bieber! Your girlfriend’s gaining some major momentum on the Billboard charts!

Billboard.com is reporting that Selena now holds the #1 slot on the Social 50 chart, bumping her boyfriend Justin Bieber out of the top slot, and sending him to No. 2.

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Gomez skipped 5-1 this week thanks to online buzz generated by the release of her third album, When the Sun Goes Down, which dropped on June 28th. She's also benefited from the buzz of her new movie, Monte Carlo, which opened on July 1st. 

Gomez can thank her fans who frequent social media sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Vevo for the 5-1 leap that her new album When the Sun Goes Down took this week.

The success of the first two singles off the album, “Who Says” and “Love You Like a Love Song,” helped Selena top the chart and the video for “Love You Like a Love Song,” has already tallied 10 million views.

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Selena joins four other artists who have had the distinction of being among the top 5 on the chart. They include, Rihanna, The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, and Bieber. 

Congrats Selena!

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