Pop princess Britney Spears has joined the likes of Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to score 10 million followers on Twitter.
Only six celebrities have reached the 10 million mark so far – Spears, Gaga, Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry and US President Barack Obama, reported MTV online.
Gaga leads the pack with almost 14.4 million followers – a million more than second placed Bieber.
Singers Shakira, Taylor Swift and Rihanna are expected to reach 10 million followers by the end of 2011. Spears is an active tweeter, using the site to send out personal greetings to her followers and to keep fans up-to-date on what’s going on in her career and in her life.
Currently on tour in Europe, the ‘I Wanna Go’ hitmaker frequently sends out tour updates on the site, leaving messages for her fans about the shows and posting video and pictures.