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Pop Power Rankings: Jay-Z Goes #1, Justin Bieber Drops Hard

12/07/2012 02:53 EST
AP
Entertainer and Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z and his wife, entertainer Beyonce, watch an NBA basketball game between the Nets and the New York Knicks at Barclays Center, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in New York. The Nets won 96-89 in overtime. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Power Rankings have been rating sports teams mid-season for years, based on statistical analysis, momentum and gut feelings. But there's just as much strategy and move-making involved in the big leagues of pop.

So, we bring you HuffPost's Pop Power Rankings, our weekly roundup of who's on top (and who has fallen off) in the pop game.

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