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Ariana Grande Overtakes Selena Gomez as the Most Followed Woman on Instagram

Published Tue Feb 26 2019 By Jessica
Ariana Grande Overtakes Selena Gomez as the Most Followed Woman on Instagram

Ariana Grande dethrones Selena Gomez as the most followed Woman on Instagram.

First Grammy Award, Number one album, and now officially the most followed woman on Instagram. 2019 is definitely the year of Ariana Grande. Drops mic.

The 'Into You' singer recently just dethroned former Disney star, Selena Gomez who previously held the record for being the most followed woman on the photo-sharing application.

As per the date of 26th February, Grande's Instagram followers count to a whopping number of 146.3 million, whilst the 'Come & Get It' singer's Instagram followers count to 146.2 million.


Ariana Grande and Selena Gomez greet each other at an Award event 

SOURCE: SPIN South West

As a matter of fact, the 25 years old singer is nine million followers behind to officially become the most followed person on the site, as the football star, Cristiano Ronaldo currently holds the record of being the most followed person on Instagram.

Ronaldo's Instagram followers' number currently count to 155 million.

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Ariana whose Twitter followers count to 61.1 million followers recently made an announcement on the site that she will be headlining the Manchester Pride concert in August.

The 'Victorious' star tweeted:

"manchester babes, i’m so thrilled to be headlining pride. my heart. i cant wait to see u and i love u so so much."

The tweet also implied that the singer will be returning to Manchester after two years. Her last concert in the city faced a horrible incident as it became a target of a terrorist attack that killed twenty-two people, including children.

Several hours after announcing the news, when a fan asked the artist to do an actual tour, Grande insisted that she is actually working on something special for her fans indicating that the Pride tour won't be the only tour she will be doing in Manchester.

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Grande excitedly replied the fan:

"we are still working on something a little more special for you guys. it takes a while to put these things together but hopefully i can tell you when i see you at pride. i love u. hope that’s alright."

Meanwhile, Ariana's latest album 'thank u, next' peaked at number one on Billboard chart this week. She also made history by filling top three spots on the singles chart, a glorious milestone only British rock band The Beatles has accomplished before, in 1964.

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Grande's 'The Sweetener/thank u, next' tour, officially kicks off in March.