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Pop Power Rankings: Adele Rules All, Waka Flocka Flames Out

12/21/2012 03:21 EST | Updated 12/21/2012 03:21 EST
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2012 file photo, Adele reacts after winning the award for best British Female Solo Artist during the Brit Awards 2012 at the O2 Arena in London. Though Adele didn’t have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she’s still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

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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