• All Share : 51773.5
    UP 1.72%
    Top40 - (Tradeable) : 45234.26
    UP 1.89%
    Financial 15 : 14732.06
    UP 1.40%
    Industrial 25 : 68709.64
    UP 2.08%
    Resource 10 : 31269.32
    UP 1.64%

  • ZAR/USD : 13.6234
    UP 1.24%
    ZAR/GBP : 17.7019
    UP 1.23%
    ZAR/EUR : 15.2791
    UP 1.25%
    ZAR/JPY : 0.1348
    UP 0.97%
    ZAR/AUD : 10.4712
    UP 1.36%

  • Gold US$/oz : 1321.4
    DOWN -0.42%
    Platinum US$/oz : 1027
    UP 0.29%
    Silver US$/oz : 19.17
    UP 0.26%
    Palladium US$/oz : 710
    UP 1.72%
    Brent Crude : 48.78
    UP 5.49%

  • All data is delayed by 15 min. Data supplied by Profile Data
    Hover cursor over this ticker to pause.

Thu Sep 29 00:15:30 SAST 2016

Lady Gaga now 'Queen of Twitter'

unknown | 06 March, 2012 00:44
Lady Gaga arrives at Harvard University to launch her Born This Way Foundation Picture: BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS

Lady Gaga has achieved another milestone - she has become the first person with 20 million followers on Twitter.

Britain's The Sun reported on its website yesterday that the Born This Way star reached the landmark at the weekend, easily eclipsing Justin Bieber, her closest rival, who is 2 million behind.

Gaga, who boasted that she was the ''Queen of Twitter", after her Twitter following eclipsed that of Britney Spears in 2010, regularly keeps her fans updated with remarkably frank tweets, using the profile Mother Monster.

''Screw it, I had too much wine," Gaga confessed last month when messed up by prematurely revealing the artwork for her "Born This Way Ball Tour".

One of her most famous tweets was: ''Peace. Love. Disco. Gaga."

Gaga, who insists that she posts all her tweets herself, opened her Twitter account in 2008, and also uses it to share original photographs and tour dates with her fans.

According to The Sun, musicians hog the top five spots on Twitter.


If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.