Ariana Grande overtakes Selena Gomez as most-followed woman on Instagram

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Ariana Grande has chalked up another major milestone after becoming the queen of Instagram.

The ‘7 Rings’ hitmaker passed Selena Gomez as the most-followed woman on the social media site on Monday.


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Gomez held the title with 146,267,801 followers, but a surge by Ariana’s followers put her past 146,280,000 over the weekend.

Only soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has more followers on Instagram.


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Billboard says Grande gained more than 13 million new Instagram followers in the last four months, as Gomez announced a break from social media. The ‘Come & Get It’ singer made the call before checking into an inpatient facility to seek mental health treatment late last year.

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