Taylor Swift surpasses Kim Kardashian as the most followed person on Instagram with 45.5m social media fans

There's a new queen in town and her name is Taylor Swift.

As of Tuesday, the 25-year-old Bad Blood singer has nabbed the top spot as the most followed person on Instagram, with a staggering 45.5m viewers keeping an eye on her every move.

This news may come as a shock to Kim Kardashian, who took to social media only a few days ago with a snap of her ample cleavage to celebrate her own milestone of reaching 45m followers.

A new queen in town! As of Tuesday, Taylor Swift has nabbed the top spot over Kim Kardashian as the most followed person on Instagram, with a staggering 45.5m viewers keeping an eye on her every move

A new queen in town! As of Tuesday, Taylor Swift has nabbed the top spot over Kim Kardashian as the most followed person on Instagram, with a staggering 45.5m viewers keeping an eye on her every move

It was only a month ago that the Blank Page singer was ranked in third place, shortly behind Yeezy's leading lady and ***Flawless singer Beyonce.

After Kim reached her peak following, she took to Instagram to thank her loyal supporters, writing: '45 million Instagram followers!!!!! I love you guys!!!!!'

The expectant socialite posted two low-definition selfies, wearing a plunging knit top while her raven colored tresses were swept back into a sleek ponytail. 

Taylor has yet to mention her meteoric rise to the top, but she did take to Instagram last week wearing a fan-made sweater with a Polaroid image of herself knitted on it. 

So soon? This news may come as a shock to Kim, who took to social media only a few days ago with a snap of her ample cleavage to celebrate her own milestone of reaching 45m followers
Thumbs up! Taylor has yet to mention her meteoric rise to the top, but she did take to Instagram last week wearing a fan-made sweater with a Polaroid image of herself knitted on it

So soon? This news may come as a shock to Kim, who took to social media only a few days ago with a snap of her ample cleavage to celebrate her own milestone of reaching 45m followers

Star power: Kim, seen here days ago, also was ranked 11 places lower than Taylor on Vanity Fair's 2015 'New Establishment' The Powers That Be List

Star power: Kim, seen here days ago, also was ranked 11 places lower than Taylor on Vanity Fair's 2015 'New Establishment' The Powers That Be List

Aside from her impressive social media fan base, Taylor has also topped Vanity Fair's 2015 'New Establishment' The Powers That Be List.

The country-turned-pop star ranked 11 places above her 'running mate' Kanye West and his pregnant socialite wife. 

Vanity Fair explained how Swift made 'giant companies like Apple conform to her will.'

The mag was addressing Apple's recent decision to not pay musicians for the first three months of their release, and how Swift took matters into her own hands by declining her latest album from streaming on their site.

A day later, Executive Eddy Cue said they would pay royalties during the free trial period. 'We hear you @taylorswift13 and indie artists. Love, Apple.'

Dream team: She's known for her enviable squad of gal pals featuring the likes of models Gigi Hadid and Karlie Kloss as well as singer Selena Gomez and actress Hailee Steinfeld

Dream team: She's known for her enviable squad of gal pals featuring the likes of models Gigi Hadid and Karlie Kloss as well as singer Selena Gomez and actress Hailee Steinfeld

Her continual domination may come as no shock at all to some due to her enviable squad of gal pals featuring the likes of Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Selena Gomez and actress Hailee Steinfeld.

And the fun doesn't stop there for this megastar, considering she just filmed a steamy video with Clint Eastwood for her single Wildest Dreams.

Taylor has also been bringing friends and musicians onto the stage throughout her current 1989 World Tour - Julia Roberts, Joan Baez, Cara Delevingne, Serena Williams, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, Lena Dunham, Heidi Klum, and the U.S. Women's soccer team are just a few of the famous names.

In addition, the star relinquished her formerly single status to date Scottish DJ Calvin Harris since February of this year.

In the limelight: In addition, the star relinquished her formerly single status to date Scottish DJ Calvin Harris since February of this year

In the limelight: In addition, the star relinquished her formerly single status to date Scottish DJ Calvin Harris since February of this year

 

 

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