Lady Gaga is the new 'queen of Twitter'

Singer surpasses Britney Spears as most-followed tweeter

There may be no reliable way to make money off Twitter yet, but Lady Gaga seems pleased that she surpassed Britney Spears over the weekend as the tweeter with the most followers. reports that Lady Gaga's more than 5.7 million followers as of late Sunday gave her an edge over Spears after the two pop divas had run neck-and-neck for a while.

In an online video, the new Twitter champ thanked her fans. Wearing a classic Lady Gaga outfit with Twitter symbols, she started the video message with the words: "Hello world, this is Lady Gaga, queen of Twitter."