Lady Gaga hits 10m followers on Twitter

16 May 2011

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Lady Gaga has kicked Justin Bieber’s ass on Twitter, passing out his 9m followers and reaching the 10m follower milestone.

Gaga hit the 10m milestone around midnight New York Time. The edgy artist has 34m fans on Facebook.

She became the first person to pass 9m followers on Twitter in March and overtook Britney Spears in August.

Gaga thanked her followers with the following tweet: "10 Million Monsters! I’m speechless, we did it! It’s an illness how I love you. Leaving London smiling."

Editor John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist.

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