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BTS wins Most Tweeted-About Celebrity in 2018

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Seven-member South Korean music group BTS has topped the chart of most tweeted about celebrities and most tweeted about musicians in the end of year (2018) review of the social media app.

BTS beat the likes of LeBron James, who came in second and Kanye West, who placed third to win the overall spot for the second time in a row with their 17.2 million followers. The band is also in the comfortable lead for the most liked tweet of 2018, thanks to their shared video of Drake’s #InMyFeelingsChallenge, which fetched them more than 1.7 million likes and 14 million views in the long run.

Coming in first place in the athletes’ column is, LeBron James, followed by Colin Kaepernick (ultimately for his Nike campaign), Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving both placing third and fourth respectively. Movements that made trends in the year under review had on its number 1 spot ‘March for our Lives’ and ‘NFL protests’ coming second under the most tweeted about movements’ category.

Black Panther scored first place in the most tweeted about movies for 2018, Saturday Night Live for TV shows section and 13 Reasons Why for the most tweeted about streaming shows in 2018. Rihanna, Drake, Beyoncé, Cardi B and more all made it on the 2018 round-up of most tweeted celebrities as well musicians on twitter in the US.

Check out the full lists below:

The Most Tweeted-About Celebrities

  1. BTS (@BTS_twt)
  2. LeBron James (@KingJames)
  3. Kanye West (@KanyeWest)
  4. Drake (@Drake)
  5. EXO (@WeareoneEXO)
  6. Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande)
  7. Cardi B (@IamCardiB)
  8. Beyoncé (@Beyonce)
  9. Jimin Park (@Jiminpark07)
  10. Nicki Minaj (@NickiMinaj)


The Most Tweeted-About Musicians:

  1. @BTS_twt
  2. @KanyeWest
  3. @Drake
  4. @WeareoneEXO
  5. @ArianaGrande
  6. @IamCardiB
  7. @Beyonce
  8. @Jiminpark07
  9. @NickiMinaj
  10. @Rihanna


The Most Tweeted-About Movies:

  1. Black Panther
  2. Avengers: Infinity War
  3. Incredibles 2
  4. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  5. Deadpool 2
  6. Love, Simon
  7. A Wrinkle in Time
  8. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  9. Crazy Rich Asians
  10. The Shape of Water


The Most Tweeted-About TV Shows:

  1. Saturday Night Live
  2. Roseanne
  3. Grey’s Anatomy
  4. The Walking Dead
  5. Big Brother
  6. The Voice
  7. Live PD
  8. Supernatural
  9. Game of Thrones
  10. Riverdale


The Most Tweeted-About Streaming Shows:

  1. 13 Reasons Why
  2. Stranger Things
  3. Black Mirror
  4. Queer Eye
  5. The Handmaid’s Tale


The Most Tweeted-About Movements:

  1. March for Our Lives
  2. NFL protests
  3. Students Stand Up
  4. Me Too
  5. Black Lives Matter


The Most Tweeted-About Athletes:

  1. LeBron James
  2. Colin Kaepernick
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Kyrie Irving
  5. Tom Brady
  6. Dwyane Wade
  7. Serena Williams
  8. Kawhi Leonard
  9. Chris Paul
  10. Stephen Curry
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