Tears Louisa Johnson & Clean Bandit
5 July 2012, 16:57
Following the ultimate battle of the fans in which the world's biggest pop star fan bases tried to prove why they're the best, Capital FM counts down the top ten fan bases in the world.
We asked you via Twitter and Facebook to tell us why your fan base is the best. We received THOUSANDS of supportive tweets and comments for your artists. So without further ado, here is our ultimate top ten countdown of the BEST fans in the world.
Aston, Oritse, Marvin and JB pose with a group their fans, who ensured JLS made it into the top ten fan groups by repeatedly tweeting @CapitalOfficial with '#JLStersOnCapital'. 'Everybody In Love' doesn't do it justice. Click next to see some of the amazing fan pictures sent in by the JLSters.
One JLSter tweeted @CapitalOfficial a picture of all the train tickets they've used to follow their favourite band around the world. That's dedication for you. #Proud
Security at Capital FM towers had their work cut out for them as JLSters gathered at the studio entrance to catch a glimpse (or in some cases cop a feel) of their musical heroes.
Adam Lambert's devoted fan base are next after we received hundreds of #GlambertsOnCapital tweets, as well as some 'interesting' pictures...
A fan tweeted @CapitalOfficial this picture of their tattoo to show their devotion to the 'Never Close Our Eyes' star, proving that Glamberts have 'No Boundaries' when it comes to supporting their American Idol.
This fan paid £115 for the necklace designed by Adam Lambert for youth charity 'The Trevor Project'.
Katy Perry is mobbed by a group of fans outside The X Factor studios in Dublin. KatyCats have been bombarding us with reasons why they're the best fans in the world all week. Read on for the evidence...
We received a host of #KatyCatsOnCapital tweets as well as pictures of tributes, such as a fan's Katy Perry tattoo here. Picture: Twitter
Katy poses with a pair of devoted KatyCats at her perfume launch.
We were sent hundreds of #RihannaNavyOnCapital tweets as well as a host of fan pictures...
A lucky fan gets the picture she's always wanted.
A super-fan sent us this picture of the shrine she has in her bedroom for 'The Only Girl In The World' as far as she's concerned.
Lady Gaga, the queen of Twitter with over 26 million followers, has a devoted fan base who tweeted us #LittleMonstersOnCapital countless times, along with some body art that has to be seen to be believed...
They also sent in examples of why they think they're the number one fan base. Here is a fan's undisclosed body part adorned with the 'Born This Way' superstar's face. Picture: http.infostarcelebrity.blogspot.com
'Mother Monster' is always praising her fans and always signs autographs and poses for pictures whenever she can.
Monsters are a worldwide fan base. Here Gaga fans protest against one of her concerts being banned by officials in Indonesia.
Another tattoo in honour of Lady Gaga that was sent to us, proving the Little Monsters well deserve their place in the top ten.
The Wanted's loyal fan base come in at number five. Here Tom Parker and Siva Kaneswaran are greeted by a swarm of adoring female fans in Paris. Picture: WENN
Hoards of fans show their support for The Wanted at The Coca Cola Olympic Torch Relay Concert in Birmingham.
Their fans are clearly thoughtful...as the boys arrived in LAX airport in Los Angeles they were made to feel at home with tins of Heinz Baked Beans bestowed on them by fans. Picture: PacifiCoastNews
We were even sent a picture by a fan who's made their own board game on The Wanted! Picture: Twitter
In just one year One Direction have become one of the biggest bands on the planet and have one of the most devoted fan bases as well, the Directioners. We were literally bombarded with demands to name Directioners as the ultimate fan base in pop music. Click next to find out why they're worthy of number four in our top ten chart of fan bases.
Some of One Direction's biggest fans organised a 2,000 person project to recreate the band's logo on a sports pitch to prove they are among the best fans in the world.
The 'What Makes You Beautiful' stars have a huge fan base already and constantly keep them updated on new shows and appearances on their official Twitter pages.
The 'Gotta Be You' stars have a hugely passionate fan base all over the world and are well on course to sell out their 2013 world tour...over eight months before it's even set to begin!
The 'Domino' star is hugely devoted to her Heartbeats, and often takes the time to take pictures and chat with them when she arrives early for shows or appearances. Picture: Flynet
One of Jessie's biggest Heartbeats showed their devotion in Capital's battle of the fans by sending a picture of their tattoo featuring lyrics from her song 'Who You Are'.
Jessie J is quoted as saying: "My fans are mental….they are the most incredible fan base that I have ever seen." Picture: Twitter
Justin Bieber has over 24 million followers who often dominate the trending charts on Twitter. Here Beliebers are seen waiting outside the European premiere of his concert documentary 'Never Say Never' hoping to catch a glimpse of their idol.
The 'Never Say Never' singer is seen here stopping to meet and say hello to some of his fans after landing in the UK earlier this year to promote his new single 'Boyfriend'.
One huge fan tweeted us the picture of her Justin Bieber shrine, which included several concert tickets and guitar picks she had saved from his gigs. Picture: Twitter
The 'As Long As You Love Me' singer's fans follow him across the globe. Here a group of Beliebers are camping overnight to get at the front of the queue for his gig.
A fan gets Justin Bieber's lyrics and signature tattooed on her body. Picture: Solent News
Justin has a close relationship with the Beliebers and keeps in touch with them constantly on Twitter, where he often gives them world exclusives on his next single, artwork and tour dates as well as sending them personal messages and retweets.
Click next to find out which fan base most impressed Capital FM with their dedication to their hero. We were bombarded with tweets and pictures by members of this fan community. So without further ado...
Cheryl has a close relationship with her fans, who she affectionately calls her Soldiers, and is often pictured signing autographs and posing for pictures before concerts or TV appearances.
We received HUNDREDS of pictures from Cheryl's fans of their shrines and reasons why they deserve to win. Here are just a few of our favourites.
One Cheryl super fan sent in a picture of their tattoo featuring the words "Strength, Femininity & Independence" in honour of the 'Call My Name' singer. Picture: Twitter
Twitter user @stephcherylcole got involved in Capital's 'Battle Of The Fans' and shared a picture of her bedroom, which is covered ceiling to floor with posters of Cheryl.
They were the only fan base to get their hashtag trending and therefore deserve the number one spot in Capital's Battle Of The Fans. Congratulations Soldiers! Picture: Twitter
Massive thanks to every fan who took part in Capital's Battle Of The Fans. We've loved hearing from JLS' JLSters, Adam's Glamberts, Katy's KatyCats, Rihanna's Navy, Gaga's LittleMonsters, The Wanted's TWFanmily, one Direction's Directioners, Jessie J's Heartbeats, Justin's Beliebers and Cheryl's Soldiers! Thank you too to Nicki Minaj's Barbz, Cher Lloyd's Bratz and Ed's Sheeranators, who narrowly missed out on the top ten.