Britney Spears joins Twitter's elite

The Toxic singer has passed the landmark figure of 10 million viewers and joins a list of high rollers including Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber.

Only six celebrities have managed the milestone - Britney, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber, U.S. President Barack Obama and Lady Gaga.

Gaga leads the way with over 14.4m followers, a million more than Bieber, whilst Shakira, Taylor Swift and Rihanna are expected to reach the 10 million mark by the end of 2011.

Britney is currently on tour around Europe and performed in Sweden last night, tweeting:
"Awww thx! Can't wait to come back! -Brit RT Thanks to for a fantastic night in Stockholm!! You were AMAZING!!!!"

Take a look at the twitter's top ten most followed users here...

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