Facebook Fans: Tinie Tempah “Passes” 1 Million

It has been a fairly eventful week for urban musician Tinie Tempah, with him not only picking up 2 Brit awards but also racing past the 1 million Facebook fans milestone.

The 22 year old rapper, real name Patrick Okogwu scooped the Best breakthrough act and best single awards last Tuesday and now can celebrate his huge popularity on the world’s biggest social networking site. When the award winner heard about his achievement he took to the other big social network/microblog Twitter to share his success with his fans.

Capital FM has reported the pass out singer as tweeting: ” Woop Woop! 300K Followers on Twitter & 1,000,000 Fans on facebook!” Tempah who is also getting set to embark on his tour left some more news on it for his fans, with extra details about a special show that he will play. Follow the link to see the tweet and more details.

The Wonderman himslef has now got 1.15 million fans on his official Facebook page and is most definately using social media to enhance his public image in a positive way. Does the influence of Facebook and Twitter increase the popularity of celebrities? Leave us your thoughts and tell us if you are a fan of Tinie Tempah.