Justin Bieber now has 11 mn Twitter followers

Updated: Jul 15, 2011, 09:16 AM IST

London: Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has crossed 11 million followers on micro-blogging site Twitter. He took to his page to thank his loyal ‘Beliebers.’

"WHAAAATTTT?!??! 11MillionBeliebers! I LOVE YOU ALL!! THANK YOU ... tonight was already a fun great night and now it is even better. THANK U THANK U THANK U (sic)" Bieber posted on Twitter.

The 17-year-old singer is the second most popular celebrity on Twitter. Lady Gaga enjoys the first position with over 11.5 million people reading her tweets, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Other well-known faces in the top 10 include US President Barack Obama, socialite Kim Kardashian and singer Britney Spears.