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. As of press time, she had sent out 1,095 tweets and was following 419,481 people.
Currently on tour in Europe, the singer frequently sends out tour updates on the site, leaving messages for her fans about the shows and posting video and pictures.
Mediabistro.com reports that Shakira will likely be the next celeb to reach 10 million, assuming her followers keep growing at their current pace. Ashton Kutcher, who was the first celebrity to reach 1 million followers, may soon be knocked out of the top 10 with folks like Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey and Selena Gomez all gaining on him.
Here are the current followings for the top 10 Twitter celebs: Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) with 14,381,470; Bieber (@justinbieber) with 13,309,185; President Obama (@barackobama) with 10,675,468; Perry (@katyperry) with 10,481,994; Kardashian (@kimkardashian) with 10,307,959; Spears (@britneyspears) with 10,132,860; Shakira (@shakira) with 9,088,877; Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) with 8,415,223; Rihanna (@rihanna) with 8,223,280; and Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk) with 7,908,888.
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