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Eminem gets over five million followers

As of July 27 rapper Eminem had over five million Twitter followers, according to data from social media monitoring site Famecount.com, making him the 18th most popular person on the microblogging site. 

Eminem's official account ( @Eminem) broke the five-million-followers barrier on the morning of July 27, according to Famecount.com, and the musician is currently the 18th most popular person on Twitter.

Despite having over five million followers, Eminem has a long way to go before overtaking the current queen of Twitter, Lady Gaga, who has nearly 12 million followers.

On Facebook, meanwhile, Eminem is the most popular person living or dead with over 44 million fans.