Singer Ariana Grande has gone past Selena Gomes to become the most followed woman on Instagram. Over the past 4 months around 13 million more people added Ariana to their Instagram feeds.
The increase in the number of followers came after the release of her latest album Thank U, Next. Grande is a rage not just on Insta but is very active on Twitter too. She has more than 61 million followers there.
However both Ariana and Selena trail football player Cristiano Ronaldo who has more than 155 million followers on Instagram earning him the ‘Most followed’ status on Instagram.
According to Billboard, Ariana Grande has 146,286,173 followers and Selena Gomes has 146,267,801 followers.
Ariana Grande- Butera is an American singer, song writer and actor. Her debut album Yours Truly was released in 2013 which topped Billboard 200. The next year she came out with My Everything which also topped US charts and featured four Top Ten singles in the Billboard Hot 100. In 2016 she brought out Dangerous Woman that explores pop and dance and it became the number 1 album in the United Kingdom. In 2018 Sweetener won her the Grammy for the Best Pop Vocal album. In 2019, Thank U Next has had the largest streaming week ever for a pop album. With singles Thank U Next, 7 Rings and Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored, Grande became the first solo artist to hold the top 3 spots on Billboard Top 100 simultaneously, and the second musical act overall after the Beatles in 1964.
In 2018 TIME named Grande as one of the 100 most influential people in the world on their annual list while Billboard named her Woman of the Year.