Lush Life Zara Larsson
17 January 2012, 09:24
Lady Gaga is clinging to her 'most followed person in the world on Twitter' title by an inch as Justin Bieber is rapidly catching up. Check out Capital's rundown of the music stars who just can't seem to stop pressing that tweet button.
Followers: 5,127,755. The Black Eyed Peas frontman loves his technology so he's been a big Twitter user for years and uses his account to voice his opinions of everything from new music to current affairs.
Followers: 6,917,451. The 'Love On Top' star has only sent a grand total of four tweets since activating her account but has still managed to accumulate nearly six million followers, all eager for that moment when Queen Bey decides to enter the Twitterverse for real. Picture: Beyonce.Tumblr.com
Followers: 6,308,610. The 'Domino' star has become a phenomenon across the UK over the past twelve months and is an avid user of Twitter, updating fans on everything from progress on her music to what she feels like having for dinner!
Followers: 9,426,508. The 'What Makes You Beautiful' five-piece's official Twitter page is always swamped with exclusive content about the boys and their music - and as 2012 was dubbed 'the year of 1D' they have a fair number of followers too. They share artwork, video messages and tour announcements by the bucketload every week. Picture: PA
Followers: 9,328,579. The 'Paradise' four-piece are reasonably regular tweeters, making their official Twitter feed THE place to be to get full updates and pictures from their worldwide jaunt and future plans.
Followers: 10,189,707. The One Direction star just pips his fellow bandmates to the punch with over ten million followers on his official account alone. The 'Live While We're Young' singer often tweets pictures of his bandmates during their travels across the world as well as messages to their millions of fans.
Followers: 11,323,362. The unstoppable Adele may have only sent a handful of tweets since activating her account but that hasn't stopped her accumulating over 11 million followers all desperate to hear news of her highly anticipated third studio album. Watch this space!
Followers: 12,029,572 - 'Beautiful People' singer Chris Brown has over 12 million followers and regularly posts positive, life-affirming tweets out to all of his fans across the world as well as updating fans on his new music plans and personal life.
Followers: 12,832,221. Pink is back with a vengeance this year with her new album 'The Truth About Love' and recent hit single 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' and 'Try'. Pink is also an avid tweeter and keeps her 12 million followers up to date on her travels around the world, tour plans and her beautiful daughter Willow!
Followers: 13,481,749 - The 'Lighters' rapper doesn't tweet as much as some of the other artist on our list but less is definitely more in this instance as Eminem often tweets out exciting fan offers and exclusive content to his followers of over thirteen million.
Followers: 14,123,869. The former American Idol judge gives fans exclusive access to her work and life on Twitter and often posts messages about her plans for new singles, videos as well as her decision to leave the panel of American Idol earlier this year.
Followers: 14,702,329 - Bruno Mars' official Twitter page is the place to go to find out all the tidbits on the 'Marry You' singer's brand new second album 'Unorthodox Jukebox'. Bruno regularly posts photos to his 14 million strong followers as well as links to videos and other artists he's enjoying.
Followers: 15,596,042 - Nicki Minaj makes keeping her 'Barbz' in the loop a priority on Twitter and uses the site to announce all of her new singles, tracks and music videos. The 'Super Bass' rapper also loves speaking to fans directly on Twitter and often reveals big news.
Followers: 15,658,944 - 2013 is already proving to be the the year JT shares all the info about his brand new album 'The 20/20 Experience' on his twitter account. He's back to music making and he wants the world to know!
Followers: 23,170,223 - Taylor Swift is one of the most followed pop stars in the world and the US country pop singer's star is still on the rise following the release of her worldwide smash single 'We Are Never Getting Back Together' and 'Trouble', taken from her new album 'Red'.
Followers: 23,353,211 - The Princess of Pop has over twenty three million followers on Twitter and keeps her fans updated on album and tour plans as well news about her family. The 'Til The World Ends' singer is also pretty generous and follows more people back than everyone else on this list combined!
Followers: 27,936,786 - Rihanna is well known for being vocal on Twitter and makes sure the Rihanna Navy are always aware of where she is and what she's doing. The 'You Da One' singer has also allowed her Twitter followers to pick her single releases in the past and posts many instagram pictures via her twitter account.
Followers: 31,462,522 - Katy Perry gives all of her 'Katycats' full access to both her music and her personal life on Twitter and often posts up pictures from her travels around the world.
Followers: 33,320,465 - After becoming the first person to reach the milestone of over 30 million followers Lady Gaga is the remained the undisputed queen of Twitter for over two years. The 'Born This Way' star is always posting up exclusive content to all of her 'little monsters' including all of her latest music video releases and most recently a number of hints and teasers about her next album 'ARTPOP'!
Followers: 33,322,045 - Justin is undoubtedly the king of Twitter having finally overtaken Mother Monster in January 2013. The singer is definitely a force to be reckoned with within the Twitterverse and constantly keeps his fans updated on recording plans, public performances and potential collaborations.