Gaga beats Winfrey, tops world’s most powerful celeb list

May 19th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Oprah Winfrey London, May 19 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been named as the world’s most powerful celebrity in a new poll compiled by Forbes magazine.

Contactmusic.com reports that in Forbes magazine’s annual celebrity power 100 list, Gaga has beaten chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, who has held the top spot for the past four years. Winfrey is second on the list.

A statement from the magazine said: “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.”

Forbes’ celebrity power list 2011 top 20:

1.Lady Gaga
2.Oprah Winfrey
3.Justin Bieber
4.U2
5.Sir Elton John
6.Tiger Woods
7.Taylor Swift
8.Bon Jovi
9.Simon Cowell
10.Lebron James
11.Angelina Jolie
12.Katy Perry
13.Johnny Depp
14.Kobe Bryant
15.Leonardo DiCaprio
16.Black Eyed Peas
17.Donald Trump
18.Phil McGraw
19.Tyler Perry
20.Sir Paul McCartney

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