The Biggest Musical Hitters on Twitter for 2014

The global stats for the year in music are out, and they make for pretty interesting reading. Twitter is a valuable resource for musicians these days - whether it's sharing details of their breakfast, making us jealous with famous friend selfies or, oh yeah, promoting their newest album.

See below for who had the heaviest swing in 2014 when it comes to 140 characters…it seemed that pop reigned supreme, for the most part.

Top 5 Most Followed Artists

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  • Katy Perry @katyperry (61.3 million followers)
  • Justin Bieber @justinbieber (57.7 million followers)
  • Taylor Swift @taylorswift13 (48.2 million followers)
  • Lady Gaga @ladygaga (43 million followers)
  • Britney Spears @britneyspears (39.8 million followers)

Top 10 Most Tweeted About Artists


  • Justin Bieber @justinbieber
  • Niall Horan @niallofficial
  • Harry Styles @harry_styles
  • Liam Payne @real_liam_payne
  • Ariana Grande @arianagrande
  • Demi Lovato @ddlovato
  • Lady Gaga @ladygaga
  • Beyoncé @beyonce
  • Louis Tomlinson @louis_tomlinson
  • Taylor Swift @taylorswift13

 Top 5 Most Tweeted About Albums


  • Beyoncé - Beyoncé
  • 5 Seconds of Summer - 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Taylor Swift - 1989
  • Michael Jackson - Xscape
  • Ed Sheeran - X

 Top 5 Most Tweeted-About Songs

  • Pharrell Williams - Happy
  • John Legend - All of Me
  • Nicki Minaj - Anaconda
  • Ariana Grande - Problem
  • Lady Gaga - ARTPOP


Do you follow any of these music-makers? What makes them stand out from the others? Who else on Twitter is worth a follow? Let us know in the comments!

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