Do You Know Your Fandom Names?

February 28, 2019

Ask music fans “what’s in a name?” and they’ll tell you “everything”.

From Arianators to Beliebers to Smilers, almost every artist today has a moniker for their fans! And of course, a lot of it has to do with social media.  Fandoms help give a sense of community and with the help #hashtags and online accounts, fans can now come together no matter where in the world they are and discuss every single detail that really matters (to them at least!).

And surprisingly, the self-identified groups are quite powerful and stick to each other like glue. During the Manchester attacks, Beliebers, Selenators and more came together to support Ariana. Even science tell us that it’s good to “belong”, and in more recent times you’ll come across amazing stories of support in fandoms.

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Harry Styles said “Teenage-girl fans — they don’t lie. If they like you, they’re there. They don’t act ‘too cool.’ They like you, and they tell you. Which is sick.” This right here must have made Stylers super happy.

Here are some of the most popular fandoms (in alphabetical order)

Arianators- Ariana Grande
Beliebers- Justin Bieber
Beyhive- Beyonce
Barbigang- Cardi B
Barbz- Nicki Minaj
Directioners- One Direction
Glamberts- Adam Lambert
KatyCats- Katy Perry
Lambs- Mariah Carey
Little Monsters- Lady Gaga
Lovatics- Demi Lovato
Rihanna Navy- Rihanna
Selenators- Selena Gomez
Smilers- Miley Cyrus
Sheerios- Ed Sheeran
Swifties- Taylor Swift

What other fandoms do you and are you a part of any of them? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned to Heart FM!

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