Lists — February 28, 2016 at 2:10 pm

The Top 10 musicians on Instagram in pictures

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Instagram is one of the celebrities favorite social media sites and there are always plenty of stars sharing their pics there every day. Whether it’s sweet family photos or sexy bikini snaps the simple visual format makes sharing easy. Since there are so many stars to choose from, we’ve taken the liberty of removing any Kardashians (or related spawn) and football players and count down the Top 10 musicians and pop stars on Instagram today:

 

Starting her career as a dancer, Jenifer Lopez has forged a successful career and now has rights to call herself an actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer. She has amassed a huge following over her career and now has 27.1 million followers on Instagram.Known for her crazy outfits and outlandish style, pop star Katy Perry's Instagram is followed by 28 million people. Rarely  seen with her tonge inside her mouth, pop star Miley Cyrus' Instagram account has her touting causes like animal welfare and marijuana decriminalization to her 28.9 million followers. Rihanna had her Instagram account shut down for 6 months in 2014 over some risque photos, Rihanna has doubled her legion of fans on Instagram in less than 12 months an now has 29 million followers on the image sharing platformAmerican rapper, singer and actress Nicki Minaj slides comfortably into the list with 34.3m followers. Known for her colorful costumes and wigs. she became the most-charted female rapper in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 In April 2013, With nearly 39.2m 'Beliebers' following the Canadian teeny-bop sensation, Justin Bieber is one of the most popular individuals on Instagram. The star found fame - and a recording deal - when his YouTube videos of him singing were noticed by prolific artist manager  Scooter Braun. Ariana Grande began her career on Broadway before acting in a show on Nickelodeon.  The pint sized entertainer was, from there, able to launch a hugely successful music career.  She now has a 43.7 million followers on Instagram.Selena Gomez first came to the public's attention through the Disney Channel but the child star has gone on to forge a hugely successful  career in music. She now has 44.6 million followers keeping updated on her life.Queen Bey may have lost her title as the most followed person on Instagram earlier this year but platinum selling recording artist Beyonce Knowles still has a staggering 46.1m followers. Since leaving Destiny's Child she has sold millions of albums and won an incredible 17 Grammy Awards. Now boasting more than 47.7m followers, US popstar Taylor Swift is the most followed person on Instagram, taking the throne from Kim Kardashian, who had recently appropriated the title from Beyonce. Swift's career began in country music but she crossed over to pop in 2008 with the launch of her album Fearless. She is now one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums and 130 million single downloads.