Real Fans Have Nicknames! 11 Celebs and Their Loyal Stans

Beyonce's Beyhive, Rihanna Navy and Mariah's Lambs are just a few of the names these divas' fans have given themselves. And they're always on the attack if you dare go against their queen. It's time to take notes.

Jolie A. Doggett Apr, 24, 2015

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Don't come for Beyoncé or you might get stung by the Bey Hive (not to be confused with the Beygency).

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After she played a Naval officer in the 2012 film Battleship, RiRi's fans just ran with it, dubbing themselves sailors in Rihanna's Navy. Aye-Aye, Captain!

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Mariah Carey loves her followers in the Biblical sense. 

“She’s a Christian, and it’s basically a Lamb of God, and it’s symbolic of the strength that she puts in her fans,” her publicist explains. “Lambs of God are supposed to be those individuals who carry forth the work of God. And so for her, those Lambs are her biggest evangelists.”

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Tamar Braxton's fans are so over the top, they are out of this world! Tamartians are well-versed in clap backs, reads, and shade throwing. Be careful around a Tamartian. 

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The Nicktionary defines this term as "any male or female super fan of Nicki Minaj." It's Barbie, biiiitch!

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Trey Songz's fans, the Angels, have been known to throw a pair of panties or two on stage. But the love between Trey and his Angels is real. They even have their own social media: The Angel Network.

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Step aside, Boo Boo Kitty, it's #TeamCookie all day! Followers of the hit show Empire have been smitten by Taraji P. Henson role as Empire's leading lady, Cookie Lyon.

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Many are called, but few are chosen to be among the elite followers of Shonda Rhimes, Olivia Pope and the Scandal family. Gladiators are the toughest fan base around (they even have rules to join).

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Team Breezy always has Chris Brown's back, even through all of his legal and lady troubles. Must be nice to have such a supportive following.

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Janelle Monáe is a self-proclaimed "part Android" and therefore, so are her followers. An Android is someone whose "mind works at an exponential rate" and stands out from the crown, just like Janelle. She's is literally an Electric Lady.

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A Speezy is anyone who has supported American Idol winner Jordin Sparks through her music, weight loss, and relationship journeys. Where there are Speezy's, there is love.