Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) gained her 10 millionth Twitter follower on Saturday. The singer announced the milestone that day on Twitter. "10MillionMonsters! I'm speechless, we did it! Its an illness how I love you. Leaving London smiling," she wrote.
Gaga has the most followers of any Twitter user, according to the top 100 list at Twitaholic.com. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) is #2 with just under 9.7 million and President Obama (@barackobama) is #3 with 8 million.
In the Twittersphere, Gaga is far more popular than the top rock band, athlete and rappers. AT #16, Cent (@50cent) at the top rapper with 4.6 million followers. The top athlete is Brazilian soccer player Kaka (@kaka) at #25 with 3.8 million. The top rock band is Coldplay at #29 with 3.7 million.
As far as other music artists, Britney Spears (@britneyspears) is #4 with nearly 7.9 million, Katy Perry (@katyperry) is #6 with about 7.2 million, Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) is #9 with nearly 6.3 million and Shakira (@shakira) is #10 with 6 million.
But Gaga is hardly the most prolific tweeter. Bieber has tweeted 9,059 messages in 26 months, according to Twitaholic.com. Katy Perry has tweeted 2,888 times in 27 months. Gaga has tweeted only 735 times in 38 months.