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Justin Bieber overtakes Lady Gaga as most-followed person on Twitter
Watch your back, Gaga. Justin Bieber may be the most popular person in the universe -- or at least the Twitterverse.
The teen pop icon recently bested Lady Gaga to become the most-followed person on the social media platform, the tweet-tracking tool Twitaholic reports.
As of Monday, Bieber (@justinbieber) had 33,938,371 Beliebers following him, compared with Lady Gaga's (@ladygaga) 33,766,160 Little Monsters. Gaga had held the No. 1 spot on Twitter since August 2010, when she ousted Britney Spears, who has fallen to No. 6.
Here's a list of the top 10 most followed accounts:
1. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) 33,859,203
2. Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) 33,732,164
3. Katy Perry (@katyperry) 31,862,081
4. Rihanna (@rihanna) 28,110,529
5. Barack Obama (@BarackObama) 26,697,779
6. Britney Spears (@britneyspears) 23,610,525
7. Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) 23,590,129
8. YouTube (@YouTube) 22,742,716
9. Shakira (@shakira) 19,626,891
10. Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) 17,302,709