Lady GaGa Hits 18 Million Followers On Twitter
She's beaten Justin Bieber to become the most followed person on the site...
GaGa took to Twitter to thank her Little Monsters for reaching the feat, tweeting: "Can't believe I have 18,000,000 TwitterMonsters, really rad, was just a few years ago I had barely any."
Katy Perry is the third most followed person on the website with 13.9 million people subscribing to her updates, while Shakira is fourth with 12.6 million.
Socialite Kim Kardashianis hot on the She Wolf singer's heels when it comes to the Twitter stakes, with 12.5 million fans following her every move.
Top 10 most-followed celebrities on Twitter as of 17th January 2012:
1. Lady GaGa - 18m followers
2. Justin Bieber - 16.4m followers
3. Katy Perry - 13.9m followers
4. Shakira - 12.6m followers
5. Kim Kardashian - 12.5m followers
6. Britney Spears - 12.4m followers
7. Rihanna - 11.9m followers
8. Barack Obama - 11.9m followers
9. Taylor Swift - 10.4m followers
10. Selena Gomez - 9.6m followers