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Beyonce Reaches 30 Million Followers on Instagram


Bret Hartman/CBSBeyonce has become the first person to reach the 30-million-followers mark on Instagram.

The Queen Bey hit the milestone on the photo sharing platform without following a single person and having only shared 981 photos, most of which show off Bey’s fashionable wardrobe, precious moments with daughter Blue Ivy, vacations with Jay Z and candid shots of her backstage at various award ceremonies.

According to, the singer second only to Instagram itself when it comes to the number of followers, and she outpaces R&B peers like Rihanna, who has 17 million followers, and Chris Brown, who surprisingly only has 8 million followers.

Elsewhere, Nicki Minaj has 19.3 million while among pop acts Taylor Swift has 27.1 million and Justin Bieber has 25.3 million followers.

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