Justin Bieber Twitter follower count hits 11m

Justin Bieber Twitter account receives 11m Beliebers

Justin Bieber's Twitter account surpassed the 11 million follower mark this week, and is showing no signs of slowing down.

The teen pop sensation, whose fanbase calls themselves Beliebers, hit the milestone yesterday, and has already picked up an additional 37,000 followers since. Bieber used the social media marketing tool to tell them: "#11MillionBeliebers! I LOVE YOU ALL!! THANK YOU....tonight was already a fun great night and now it is even better. THANK U THANK U THANK U."

Top Tweeters

Top-ranking Twitter accounts usually, and unsurprisingly, belong to celebrities. Comedians, actors, and even wrestlers all use the utility to shill their wares and stay in touch with fans.

The top ten accounts worldwide serve as a Who's Who of American popular culture:

  1. @ladygaga
  2. @justinbieber
  3. @BarackObama
  4. @britneyspears
  5. @katyperry
  6. @KimKardashian
  7. @aplusk (Ashton Kutcher)
  8. @TheEllenShow (Ellen DeGeneres)
  9. @taylorswift13
  10. @shakira

The highest-placed British presence, according to the Twitaholic website, is Coldplay (@coldplay) at number 31 with close to four million followers. Stephen Fry is the next Brit listed at number 61 with 2.8 million followers.

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