Lady Gaga overtakes Britney Spears as the most followed person on Twitter – video

Singer thanks her fans for crowning her 'Twitter queen'

Lady Gaga has overtaken Britney Spears as the most followed person on Twitter.

As reports, Lady Gaga currently has 5,781,176 followers on, while Britney Spears has 5,717,790 on

To celebrate Lady Gaga thanked her followers in a video, which you can see below.

“Thank you for beginning my reign as Twitter queen,” she said. “May you always have soft cuticals whist tweeting and never have carpal tunnel [syndrome].”

The singer now officially has more followers than the likes of US president Barrack Obama (5,077,349), Justin Bieber (4,726,078), Coldplay (3,041,130) and Lily Allen (2,298,053).

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