Justin Bieber has broken multiple records and they aren’t even music-related.
The Sorry singer is officially the second person to cross the 100-million mark of Twitter followers. Bieber, 23, is not only the first Canadian to achieve the feat, but he is also the first male to pass the milestone follower count.
A new emoji and hashtag have been generated to celebrate the occasion. Fans can cheer for the Canadian singer’s big moment with the hashtag below, “#100MBeliebers”.
Other fun facts have been collected regarding Bieber and Twitter. There have been over two billion mentions of “Bieber/@JustinBieber” on Twitter since the Grammy-winning singer joined the social media site in March 2009.
The word “Belieber” has also been tweeted a mind-blowing 84 million times. Speaking of which, here are the singer’s three most retweeted tweets ever.
YOU ARE ALL WORTHY NO MATTER WHAT ANYONE SAYS >> BE STRONG GOD IS WITH US ALL> MY BELIEBERS CHANGED MY LIFE> I WILL FOREVER BE GRATEFUL
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) January 24, 2014
i <3 Beliebers
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 4, 2012
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) March 3, 2012
Bieber’s top five most tweeted songs are:
- What Do You Mean
- Love Yourself
The only person to beat Bieber to the punch is fellow singer Katy Perry, who crossed the 100-million threshold in mid-June. Perry is currently sitting cozy with the most active Twitter followers, a whopping 103 million.