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Taylor Swift Reaches 50 Million Instagram Followers

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Taylor Swift performs onstage at Sprint Center on Sept. 21, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Taylor Swift has reached 50 million Instagram followers, the pop star revealed with a post Thursday (Oct. 8). 

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Earlier this week Instagram released an official list of the top five popular Instagram accounts with Swift at the top, beating out Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and Selena Gomez. As such, this makes her the first Instagram user to reach this benchmark. 

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She joked on Instagram celebrating the occasion, "I'm pretty sure this is just because I have cute cats though."

50 million followers!! Thanks so much guys. I'm pretty sure this is just because I have cute cats though.

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