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These Are The Top Tweets From The 25 Most Followed People On Twitter

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25. One Direction โ€” 31,947,658 followers

One Direction statement

This tweet linked to a Facebook post announcing Zayn Malik's departure from the group. Teens and tweens everywhere (and okay, some of the rest of us too) wept.

24. Donald Trump โ€” 33,975,962 followers

This was the president's first tweet after winning the election.

23. Miley Cyrus โ€” 34,140,757 followers

Happy #InternationalKissingDay! ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’‹ Our first smooch 8 years ago! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

Miley's tweet was a TBT to her first kiss with with fiancรฉ Liam Hemsworth.

22. Kevin Hart โ€” 34,432,651 followers

Oh don't you worry @justinbieber it will be brought ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ ..... #BieberRoast ....Good luck my friend

This tweet went out ahead of Hart's appearance as the roast-master of Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber.

21. Bill Gates โ€” 36,173,42 followers

#RedNoseDay is a week away! Tweet or RT using #RedNose4Kids and our foundation will donate $10 to end child poverty.

Red Nose Day is an annual charity event aimed at ending child poverty.

20. Drake โ€” 36,254,643 followers

Drake surprised fans with the track listing to his fourth album, Views, via this tweet.

19. Lebron James โ€” 37,041,117 followers

Zero Dark Thirty-23 Activated!! #StriveForGreatness๐Ÿš€

When Lebron activates "Zero Dark Thirty-23" it means he is leaving social media to concentrate 100% on the playoffs. It almost worked this year!

18. Oprah Winfrey โ€” 37,57,730 followers

"All of us deserve the right to be loved for who we are ". Bravo #BruceJenner

This tweet was in support of Caitlyn Jenner, who announced her transition in April, 2015.

17. Jennifer Lopez โ€” 41,734,141 followers

#loveyourselffirst #feelingempowered๐Ÿ‘‘ #healthybodyhealthymind

You don't need me to tell you why this tweet blew up.

16. Demi Lovato โ€” 45,469,900 followers

.@selenagomez Loving your new song Fetish, we've come a long way since our Barney days ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’—

Demi's praise of her on-again, off-again friend's new single got a lot of attention.

15. Shakira โ€” 45,974,362 followers

This strange image comes from a Shakira video (but the turkey is photoshopped). ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ You can learn more about it here.

14. Ariana Grande โ€” 48,746,220 followers

broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words.

This was Ariana's first tweet following the terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester, England, which took the lives of 23 people.

13. Jimmy Fallon โ€” 48,374,183 followers

Finally! Me and 1D! The Roots! Classroom instruments!! Tonight! #Fallon1D

This tweet teased Jimmy and The Roots' holiday performance of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" with One Direction.

12. Selena Gomez โ€” 49,023,594 followers

My heart is absolutely broken. I miss you Christina

This was Selena's tribute to The Voice Singer Christina Grimmie, who was tragically murdered in 2016.

11. Kim Kardashian West โ€” 54,133,745 followers

Kim's tweet was a response to President Trump's travel ban.

10. Cristiano Ronaldo โ€” 54,803,140 followers

So happy to be able to hold the two new loves of my life ๐Ÿ™โค

The soccer legend's tweet announced the arrival of his twins.

9. Britney Spears โ€” 54,986,185 followers

Does anyone think global warming is a good thing? I love Lady Gaga. I think she's a really interesting artist.

Britney's tweet was in response to a fan's question ("What do you think about global warming and Lady Gaga?") during a 2011 Twitter Q&A.

8. Justin Timberlake โ€” 61,482,473 followers

People loved JT's referencing the "It's Gonna Be May" meme.

7. Lady Gaga โ€” 67,506,426 followers


Lady Gaga's photo with Miley Cyrus blew up โ€” her cheeky caption probably helped.

6. Ellen DeGeneres โ€” 70,567,473 followers

If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars

Ellen's tweet of her epic "selfie" at the 2014 Oscars was the most shared tweet of all time before being dethroned by Carter Wilkinson's chicken nuggets tweet.

5. Rihanna โ€” 75,185,088 followers

Rihanna was pictured in this tweet previewing her album, Anti.

4. Taylor Swift โ€” 85,413,477 followers

That moment when Kanye West secretly records your phone call, then Kim posts it on the Internet.

This was Taylor's response to Kim Kardashian's Snapchat story saying Taylor gave Kanye permission to reference her on his album. You probably remember all this drama, but if you don't it's too much to explain here. Read this for the full deets.

3. Barack Obama โ€” 91,918,316 followers

President Obama's tweet followed his being elected to a second term.

2. Justin Bieber โ€” 98,265,266 followers

Justin's tweet was in reference to the tragedy in Manchester.

1. Katy Perry โ€” 100,920,159 followers


And the Queen of Twitter's top tweet? She was getting antsy to see 1D perform (which they did, singing "One Thing").

NOTE: Popular accounts belonging to organizations (like YouTube, Twitter, CNN Breaking News, etc.) were not included in this list.

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