President Donald Trump, Neymar, BTS and the face with tears of joy emoji 😂 have one thing in common: They were each the most tweeted-about in their respective categories in 2019. Twitter has just released a roundup of what was most popular in the Twittersphere this year.
It won't come as a surprise to the many thousands who helped achieve this record, but the most retweeted tweet of 2019 belongs to the. At the start of the year, the egg was on a mission to set a world record for the most retweeted tweet on Twitter, and while it did not crack that goal, with just under a million retweets, it did poach the title for the most retweeted tweet of 2019.
Last year's chart topper, K-Pop sensation, nabbed a close second place for the most retweeted tweet with a video showcasing band member Jungkook's dance skills in a hotel room.
Despite a, leading over 1 million to sign a petition calling for the remake of season eight, HBO's "Game of Thrones" was the most talked-about TV show on Twitter this year. Streaming giant Netflix's " " followed, and 30-year veteran "The Simpsons" rounded up the top three most tweeted-about TV shows.
Back in May, Marvel's "The Avengers: Endgame"for the biggest opening weekend and the movie also proved popular on Twitter — it was the most tweeted-about movie in 2019. The fourth film in the "Toy Story" saga came in second in that category, and Todd Phillips' "Joker," which just scored four , was third. And while most of its target audience is too young to be on Twitter, "Frozen 2" made the Top 10.
BTS made another appearance on Twitter's year-end roundup as the most tweeted-about musicians. The Korean boy band, whose first album debuted in 2013, is a global phenomenon with over 23 million followers on Twitter alone. Ariana Grande came second in Twitter's music category, followed by hip-hop talent Drake.
President Trump, whose, was the most tweeted-about politician of 2019. Coming in second was his predecessor at the White House, former President Barack Obama.
Here's Twitter's full 2019 roundup:
Most tweeted-about TV shows
Game of Thrones
La Casa de Papel
Catfish: The TV Show
The Walking Dead
Most tweeted-about movies
The Avengers: Endgame
Toy Story 4
Spider-Man: Far From Home
The Lion King (2019)
Weathering With You (天気の子)
IT Chapter 2
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Most tweeted-about actors
Robert Downey Jr.
Most tweeted-about musicians
Most tweeted-about sports teams
Real Madrid CF
Los Angeles Lakers
Most tweeted-about female athletes
Most tweeted-about male athletes
Most tweeted-about politicians