It was 10 years ago that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the social media platform's first message: "just setting up my twttr." Since then, presidents have joined the conversation, political and social revolutions have been fueled by it and many a celebrity has launched a new campaign. Despite its ups and downs, Twitter has certainly transformed the cultural landscape.
Whether you have no love for its "like" button, are a master of mean tweets or just enjoy sitting on the sidelines as the world feuds in 140 characters or less, there's no question that many musicians have owned the medium since the beginning. Here's our list of 10 essential Twitter handles to follow so you're part of the conversation.