Joining the reigning queen of Twitter, are,, andat the next three spots. They were followed by,and- the only brand, other than Twitter (which is lower at number 10), to make it to the Top 10.
We compiled the top 10 most-followed Twitter accounts – five women, three men and two brands. Here’s who tweets the most, who follows the most accounts, and their first tweets.
1. Katy Perry
Followers: 100 million
Just got into Berlin… feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside… and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry)
2. Justin Bieber
Check out my single ‘ONE TIME’ on my myspace and spread the word for me. Thanks www.myspace.com/justinbieber
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)
3. Barack Obama
Thinking we’re only one signature away from ending the war in Iraq.
Learn more at
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama)
4. Taylor Swift
apologizing to a very needy cat for being gone so long.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13)
The Wait Is Ova. Nov 23 09
— Rihanna (@rihanna)
6. Ellen DeGeneres
Tis my first twitt-er. Or tweet? Twit? Or tweet?
‘Twit or tweet everybody.’ Is this anything?
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow)
Nearly 2m people check out Usain Bolt celebration spoof video:
— YouTube (@YouTube)
op rehearsing for my video just dance and am now at wmc to perform at the Armani and nervous records party. But I am no nervous record! …
— xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga)
Tennman Records released its first single today, Esmee Denters’ ‘Outta Here’. What do you think?
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake)
working on iphones via ‘hahlo’ and ‘pocket tweets’ – fun!
— Twitter (@Twitter)
Prime Ministeris most followed Indian on Twitter. The PM ranks at number 35 on the global list, just belowwho is at 33. Modi (@narendramodi), who joined the network in 2009, has 30,698,743 followers, is following 1,769 handles, and has 15,442 tweets at present. And his first tweet was:
2nd Feb, I will be in Dahod for Gujarat Swarnim Jayanti Yatra
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)
* All numbers courtesy.