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Selena Gomez supplants Taylor Swift as most followed person on Instagram

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15:  Musicians Selena Gomez (L) and Taylor Swift attend The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Musicians Selena Gomez (L) and Taylor Swift attend The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)  (2016 Getty Images)

Selena Gomez has taken the Instagram crown from her best friend.

The singer-actress has officially become the most-followed person on the social media platform, edging out her BFF, Taylor Swift, with an impressive 69.4 million followers. 

Swift has 69.3 million followers.

-I had one last week tho

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this is what was shining most -so proud of you Tay ��

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Following Swift are Kim Kardashian, with 63.6 million followers, and the "Queen B," Beyoncé rounding off the top four at 63 million.

Gomez’s achievement follows a few days after the Colombian singer Maluma became the first Latin male artist to hit 10 million followers on Instagram.

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