Katy Perry Makes Twitter History By Reaching 100 Million Followers

BY Maddison Glendinning / Jun 18 2017 / 20:25 PM

That's a lot of zeroes...

Katy Perry Makes Twitter History By Reaching 100 Million Followers
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With a cool new look and a new album out, things are going pretty well for Katy Perry of late. And they just got even better with the news that the popstar has made Twitter history. 

The site announced overnight that Perry was its first user to reach 100 million followers, beating out the likes of Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift to the top spot. 

To celebrate the momentous occasion, Twitter made a montage of some of Katy's top tweets, which also included her first ever tweet from February 2009 which read: "Just got into Berlin... feeling better than you, have my vicks inhaler by my bedside... and P.S. I TWITTTTER! GAH. Such a follower!"

Turns out it was a good thing she followed the crowd in this instance. 

Katy responded to the news (and the custom heart emoji with 100M written on it that they made just for her) by thanking Twitter. 

The top 10 most followed people on Instagram as stands are:

1. Katy Perry 100M+

2. Justin Bieber 96.7M+

3. Barack Obama 90.8M+

4. Taylor Swift 85.1M+

5. Ellen DeGeneres 69.9M+

6. YouTube 68.7M+

7. Lady Gaga 66.9M+

8. Justin Timberlake 61.5M+

9. Twitter 61M+

10. Britney Spears 53.8M+

This record is the second Katy has broken this year so far, with the video for her single Bon Appetit garnering 16.8 million views in 24 hours when it was released.

Watch out Selena, Katy might be coming for your Insta-crown next.