Taylor Swift emerges as 2019's Most Influential Person on Twitter

She features on the list for the second time, and was crowned Artist of the Decade recently


Entertainment Desk December 20, 2019

Taylor Swift has one more achievement to add to the long list of accolades that she's managed to gather this year. The global sensation has had a big year in terms of her music as well as a decade-ender, and now she's been named the Most Influential Person on Twitter, reported E! News.

Compiled by Brandwatch, the list was announced on Wednesday and features a number of other big names, including US President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Katy Perry and Elon Musk.

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Rounding off  the top 10 are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lady Gaga, Ellen DeGeneres, Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian.

The consumer intelligence company revealed what their list is based on. "This is our measure of how influential an account is over time, based on the level of genuine engagement they are creating. While lots of followers, retweets and replies will help, the more influential the people they engage with, the better the score."

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Swift has landed on the list for the second time in a row; she topped the list in 2018 as well with a score of 98, compared to a 97 this year. Other stars who feature on the complete list include Bill Gates, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Selena Gomez and Shakira. Miley Cyrus with her explosive online personality ranked 20th on the list.

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As mentioned before, Taylor bagged some big honors this year; she made it to TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World back in April. This was followed by two Artist of the Decade awards; at the 2019 American Music Awards and at the 2019 Billboard Women in Music Event, where the singer put music producer Scooter Braun on blast.

You can check Brandwatch's 50 Most Influential People on Twitter 2019 list here.

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