Justin Bieber overtakes Lady Gaga on Twitter

Justin Bieber is now the most followed person on Twitter, knocking Lady Gaga off the top-spot. The 18-year-old singer crept past this lunchtime by 1009 followers.

Justin Biber's Twitter account had 33,322,792 followers at lunchtime
Justin Biber's Twitter account had 33,322,792 followers at lunchtime Credit: Twitter

Lady Gaga became the most followed person in 2010 when she sailed past Britney Spears in the rankings.

Lady Gaga's Twitter account had 33,321,783 followers at lunchtime
Lady Gaga's Twitter account had 33,321,783 followers at lunchtime Credit: Twitter

Justin Bieber is still increasing his lead over Lady Gaga, according to Twittercounter with singer Katy Perry in third place.

Confirmation that Justin Bieber is the most followed person on Twitter
Confirmation that Justin Bieber is the most followed person on Twitter Credit: TWITTERCOUNTER

Followers and fans of both artists are nicknamed 'Beliebers' and 'Little Monsters'.

Justin Bieber still has some work to do however to overtake Lady Gaga on Facebook. Currently, Gaga has 54,986,687 'Likes' compared to Bieber's 50,663,959.