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Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber Have Most Twitter Followers

June 20, 2011

Rebecca Villaneda--HispanicBusiness

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Lady Gaga and her monsters have made Twitter history. Last week, mother monster reached more than 11 million Twitter followers and counting. Today, June 20, she is up to 11,055,573.

Following her close behind is the Bieber with 10,478,022, according to the nifty Twitter counter.

Rounding out in third is President Barack Obama, who just updated his account on July 18. He now has 8,746,791.

According to the account, if a tweet ends with "-BO" it's the president himself tweeting. All others will be from #Obama2012 staff.

To test it out, on Father's Day, the president tweeted: "Being a father is sometimes my hardest but always my most rewarding job. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. -BO"

The ladies ruled the top five spots with Britney Spears (@britneyspears) and Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) coming in at No. 4 and No. 5 with 8,264,202 and 7,946,634, respectively.

No. 6 is Katy Perry (@katyperry): 7,938,963

No. 7 Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk): 6,989,340

No. 8 Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow: 6,900,334

No. 9 taylorswift13 (@taylorswift13): 6,783,765

No. 10 Shakira (@shakira): 6,708,213

Source: (c) 2011. All rights reserved.

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