Bow Down: Taylor Swift Is the New Queen of Instagram

Beating out Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian for the #1 spot.

Taylor Swift
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It's Taylor Swift's world, we're just living in it. Beyond being amazingly generous, an adorable girlfriend, an advocate for the underdog, a loyal friend, and a burier of hatchets, Swift is now the most followed celebrity on Instagram

With 50 million followers, she beat out Kim Kardashian (48.4 million) and Beyoncé (47.5 million). 

So what's next for Tay now that she's pretty much handled world domination? If up to us, we're hoping for more cute cats.

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