Selena Gomez Singer beats Taylor Swift to be Instagram's most followed celeb

The singer has beaten BFF, Taylor Swift, reality stars Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and singer Beyonce to occupy the top social media position with a staggering 69.1 million followers.

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Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez is currently the most followed celebrity on Instagram!

The singer has beaten BFF, Taylor Swift, reality stars Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and singer Beyonce to occupy the top social media position with a staggering 69.1 million followers.

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Celine Dion and Selena Gomez in Las Vegas

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On Saturday, March 12, the 'Hands to Myself' hitmaker took to Snapchat to celebrate her milestone. In the video she posted, Gomez wore a black New York Yankees hat as she started to share the good news. "Hey guys. I'm officially the number one most followed on Instagram. Thank you!" she said before giggling.

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BFF's Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift

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Gomez is followed by her BFF Taylor, who has 69 million followers. The 23-year-old songstress also beats out Kim K and Kylie, who have 63.4 million and 54.1 million people following them respectively.

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez

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Gomez is also more popular than her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber on the online photo-sharing service. The Canadian singer came behind Gomez, having 61.3 million loyal Instagram Beliebers.

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