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Posted on Dec 7, 2015

The 10 Most Popular Celebrities On Twitter In 2015

Can you guess who made the cut?

Based on data from Twitter, here are the most followed people on Twitter this year.

10. Cristiano Ronaldo

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Twitter handle: @Cristiano

Number of followers: 39 million

His most retweeted tweet of the year:

Pido disculpas a todos y especialmente a Edimar por mi acto irreflexivo en el partido de hoy.

9. Britney Spears

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Twitter handle: @britneyspears

Number of followers: 43.4 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

That half-time show! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ @katyperry you rocked it!! #HalftimeShowKatyPerry

8. Justin Timberlake

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Twitter handle: @jtimberlake

Number of followers: 50.1 million

His most retweeted tweet of the year:

7. Ellen DeGeneres

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Twitter handle: @TheEllenShow

Number of followers: 50.4 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

.@KanyeWest @JustinBieber @SamSmithWorld #BirthdayShow #Backstage #Incredible

6. Lady Gaga

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Twitter handle: @ladygaga

Number of followers: 52.7 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

Make your reservation now. #GagaAHSHotel https://t.co/o9ixi5TaFy

5. Rihanna

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Twitter handle: @rihanna

Number of followers: 53.1 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

Young ladies, love yourself! Your skin, your booty, your hair... You're all beautiful! Keep your hearts pure! Love and laugh, and live life

4. Barack Obama

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Twitter handle: @BarackObama

Number of followers: 66.5 million

His most retweeted tweet of the year:

Retweet to spread the word. #LoveWins

3. Taylor Swift

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Twitter handle: @taylorswift13

Number of followers: 66.7 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

I don't understand this odd dress debate and I feel like it's a trick somehow. I'm confused and scared. PS it's OBVIOUSLY BLUE AND BLACK

2. Justin Bieber

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Twitter handle: @justinbieber

Number of followers: 70.5 million

His most retweeted tweet of the year:

1. Katy Perry

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Twitter handle: @katyperry

Number of followers: 78.3 million

Her most retweeted tweet of the year:

Finding it ironic to parade the pit women against other women argument about as one unmeasurably capitalizes on the take down of a woman...

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