Selena Gomez Tops Taylor Swift As Instagram's Most-Followed Person

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Together the besties rule the world.

A new frontrunner has emerged in the closely watched bid for world domination. No, we're not talking about the 2016 election: Instagram has a new most-followed person!

Selena Gomez snagged the unofficial social-media honor Monday, when she notched 69.4 million followers. Taylor Swift, the previous record holder, follows with 69.2 million and Kim Kardashian currently pushes content to 63.6 million followers.

How does Gomez win it all? Check out her most recent Instagram post, featuring the singer and a bunch of sweet kids. Who wouldn't like that?


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