1. Katy Perry
(@katyperry) with 57,472,558 followers
Katy Perry surpassed Bieber to become the most followed person-on Twitter in Nov. 2013. In January of 2014, Perry became the 1st person to gain 50-million followers on twitter, and she won the Guinness World Record-for most Twitter followers.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson was born on October 25, the year 1984. Katy-Perry is an American-singer, songwriter & actress. She had limited-exposure to the secular music when she was growing up and as a teenager, she pursued career in gospel music, releasing her debut studio-album, by the name Katy Hudson, in the year 2001. Since then, Perry has received numerous awards & nominations, and she has been included in Forbes list of “Top Earning Women In-Music” for the year 2011, year 2012, and year 2013. All through her career, Perry has sold 11 million-albums and 81 million-singles worldwide, making her 1 of the best selling artists of all-time.
2. Justin Bieber
(@justinbieber) with 54,898,879 followers
Bieber surpassed Lady-Gaga to become the most followed-person on Twitter in Jan. 2013, however, in early Nov. 2013, Perry surpassed him. The Canadian singer and songwriter was born on March 1st, 1994. Bieber’s current manager, by the name Scooter Braun 1st discovered him via his YouTube-videos in 2007.
Bieber released his debut-EP, by the title “My World” in Nov. 2009. It was certified-platinum in the U.S. He became the 1st artist to have 7 songs from a debut-record chart on Billboard Hot 100. Bieber has received many industry awards, which include; Artist of the Year-Awards, in both the 2010 and 2012 American Music-Awards. He was nominated for the Best New Artist & Best Pop Vocal-Album at the 53rd Grammy-Awards. Thanks to his global fan base, who go by the name “Beliebers”, Bieber was named by the Forbes magazine in the year 2012 as the 3rd most powerful-celebrity in the world.
When the trending topic feature was first launched on twitter, Bieber was a frequently trending topic because his loyal fans used to frequently discussed him-on the network, he was later named the top-trending celebrity on Twitter in the year 2010; Klout gave Bieber’s account a score-of 100.
3. Barack Obama
(@BarackObama) with 47,039,271 followers
Barack Hussein Obama-II (born on August 4th, the year 1961) is the-44th and the current President of United States. He is the 1st African American to ever hold the office. He is a graduate of Columbia-University and Harvard Law-School, where he had served as the president of Harvard Law-Review. Barack Obama was re-elected as the president in Nov. 2012, defeating Republican-nominee Mitt Romney.
(@taylorswift13) with 44,236,784 followers
Taylor Alison Swift was born on Dec. 13th, the year 1989. She’s an American singer, songwriter & actress. She was raised in Wyomissing-Pennsylvania, and later moved to Nashville-Tennessee when she was 14 years of age where she pursued a career in country-music. Swift has won 7 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association-Awards and 7 Academy of Country Music-Awards. To date, Taylor Swift has sold more than 30 million albums & 75 million digital single-downloads.
She dated Joe Jonas from July-to-October the year 2008, actor Taylor-Lautner from October-to-December the year 2009. She was also romantically linked to John Mayer from late-2009 til early 2010. Swift later on dated actor Jake-Gyllenhaal from October-to-December 2010. After their break up, they were later seen together in Jan. and Feb. 2011. She dated political heir Conor-Kennedy from July-to-September the year 2012 and she also dated Harry Styles of One Direction from Oct. 2012 to Jan. 2013. Both Joe Jonas and John Mayer have written songs about Taylor Swift.
5. Lady Gaga
(@ladygaga) with 42,300,041 followers
Stefani Joanne Angelina-Germanotta was born on March 28th, 1986. She an American singer-songwriter and actress better known-by her stage name “Lady-Gaga.” Born & raised in Manhattan, Lady Gaga initially performed-in theaters, appearing in various high school plays & studied at CAP-21 through NY University’s Tisch School-of the Arts before she dropped out in order to pursue a career in music.
Gaga is known for her flamboyant & diverse contributions to music industry through her fashion, music videos and live performances. She’s 1 of the best selling artists of all time with global album & single sales of over 27 million & 125 million, respectively (that is, as of June-2014) She has won 5 Grammy Awards & 13 MTV Video Music-Awards. Devout followers call Lady Gaga “Mother-Monster”, while Gaga usually refers to her devoted fans as “Little-Monsters.”
6. Britney Spears
(@britneyspears) with 38,971,330 followers
Britney Jean Spears was born on Dec. 2nd, 1981. She’s an American artist & entertainer. She was born in McComb-Mississippi, and was raised in Kentwood-Louisiana, where she used to perform acting roles in television shows and stage productions as a child before-signing with the Jive Records label in 1997.
Spears was established-as a pop icon & credited with influencing revival of teen-pop in the late 1990′s. She became the best selling teenaged artist-of all time & garnered numerous honorific titles including “Princess of Pop”. She has won a Grammy Award, 6 MTV Video Music-Awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award, 9 Billboard Music Awards, & a star on Hollywood Walk-of Fame. She has sold more than 100 million albums-worldwide.
(@rihanna) with 37,394,385 followers
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20th, 1988. Better known by her-stage name “Rihanna”, Riri is a Barbadian-singer, actress, & fashion designer. She was born in St. Michael, Barbados, where her career began after she met a record-producer by the name Evan Rogers via mutual friends in 2003 & recorded demo-tapes under Evan Rogers’ guidance. Her demo tape was later sent to various record labels, & she signed a contract with Def-Jam after auditioning for its’ then president, hip hop producer & rapper Jay Z.
Rihanna has sold more than 50 million albums & 190 million singles-worldwide. She has won many awards and accolades, which include; 7 Grammy Awards, 8 American Music-Awards, 22 Billboard Music-Awards, and 2 BRIT Awards. In the year 2012, Forbes ranked Rihanna as the 4th most powerful celebrity-of the year. In the same year, TIME; named Rihanna 1 of the 100 Most-Influential People on the planet. At the American Music-Awards-2013, Riri received the 1st ever Icon Award.
8. Justin Timberlake
(@jtimberlake) with 35,326,443 followers
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on Jan. 31st, 1981. He’s an American actor, singer and songwriter. In the late 1990′s, JT rose to stardom as 1 of the 2 lead vocalists & youngest member of NSYNC. Timberlake has won 9 Grammy Awards and 4 Emmy Awards.
9. Ellen DeGeneres
(@TheEllenShow) with 32,065,738 followers
Ellen Lee DeGeneres was born on January 26th, 1958. She’s an American-comedienne, writer, television host, actress and television producer. She starred in the sitcom “Ellen” from 1994-to-1998, & has been hosting her syndicated talk-show “The Ellen DeGeneres-Show” since the year 2003. Ellen DeGeneres has also hosted the Grammy Awards, the Academy Awards and Primetime Emmys. She has written 3 books, & started her very own record company by the name Eleveneleven. She has 13 Emmys and 14 People’s Choice-Awards.
10. Cristiano Ronaldo
(@Cristiano) with 30,026,648 followers
The Real Madrid star, was born in Santo-António. He is the youngest son of Maria Dolores dos-Santos Aveiro and José Dinis-Aveiro. His 2nd given name “Ronaldo” was-chosen after the then U.S president Ronald-Reagan, who was Cristiano’s father favorite actor. Ronaldo has 1 older brother, Hugo, & 2 older sisters, Elma & Liliana Cátia.
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