Justin Bieber has reached over 11 million followers on twitter.

The 'Baby' hitmaker amassed the huge number of fans on the micro-blogging site and was quick to take to twitter to thank his 'Beliebers'.

He wrote: "WHAAAATTTT?!??! 11MillionBeliebers! I LOVE YOU ALL!! THANK YOU ... tonight was already a fun great night and now it is even better. THANK U THANK U THANK U (sic)"

User haileynovak3 pointed out the 17-year-old Canadian singer now has more followers on twitter than there are people in his hometown of Stratford Ontario.

She wrote: "it's crazy that @justinbieber has more followers than he he had people in his home town, 11millionbeliebers DREAMBIG 

Fan kidrauhlweloveu tweeted: "@justinbieber 11MILLIONBELIEBERS! uve come such a long way! feels like yesterday that u were singing in ur room! dreamsdocometrue (sic)"

Im_applesun added: "@justinbieber our family is getting BIGGER 11millionBeliebers so proud to be part of it, I'll always support you ;) Congrats Justin (sic)"

Justin is the second most popular celebrity on twitter. Lady GaGa has the most followers, with over 11.5 million people reading her tweets.

Other well known faces in the top ten include US President Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears.