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Lady Gaga is world's Most Powerful Celebrity

Published: Thursday, May 19, 2011, 11:33 [IST]

Lady Gaga has been officially named the world's Most Powerful Celebrity in a poll by Forbes magazine. She tops the annual Forbes magazine Celebrity Power 100 List, beating the likes of chat show host Oprah Winfrey, teen sensation Justin Bieber and legendary singer Sir Elton John.

The huge fan following on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter has helped the “Poker Face" singer beat Oprah Winfrey, was named Most Powerful Celebrity for four consecutive years.

“Lady Gaga tops our power list not just because of her $90 million in earnings, but also because of her 32 million Facebook fans and 10 million Twitter followers. Those fans helped move 1 million copies of her hit single, 'Born This Way', in just five days," said a statement from the magazine.

Other celebrities, who are in the Celebrity Power 100 List, include Justin Bieber (3rd position), Katy Perry (12th position) and Natalie Portman (75th place).

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