Katy Perry Bumps Justin Bieber as Top Celebrity on Twitter, Talks 2014 Tour


Ah social media networks — where entertainers fans, non-fans, and all sorts of other people can interact with each other.

Twitter, serving as one of the most popular one of those social sites, is the place where followers are important, and 10 months after taking the Twitter title away from Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber is no longer the most followed personality on the micro-blogging site.

Katy Perry , whose fourth studio album Prism debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with 286,000 copies sold in its first week, has a total of 46,716,574 followers while Bieber counts 46,612,927.

Katy Perry Entertainment Weekly November 2013

Katy Perry for Entertainment Weekly November 2013

It’s been predicted that the “Dark Horse” singer will likely be the first personality to reach 50 million.

Rounding out the Top 5 of the most followed accounts, according to twittercounter.com , are Lady Gaga, Barack Obama and Taylor Swift in spots three, four and five, respectively.

In other Katy Perry news, the singer covers the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly where she also shares details about her upcoming 2014 tour. Take a look at what she had to say below.

On what to expect:

“The tour is going to be fantastic. I always try to take it to the next level. I think people will realize what the tour is going to be like when they listen to the music.”

On the tour’s setlist:

“There’s nothing worse than going to a concert of an artist and not hearing your favorite songs.”

On the stage design and concept:

“Let’s just say I’m going to be very close to people.”

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