The Biebs definitely has had a LOT to celebrate this year — a number one album, sold-out tour, countless awards and hit singles, a very public break-up… it’s no wonder tweeters couldn’t stop typing about him!
This year, Justin was named 2012’s most tweeted-about celeb, with One Direction’s Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson following close behind!
Bieber’s tweet for Avalanna, a young Belieber who passed away of cancer, was the most retweeted of the year, with 223,771 retweets.
The touching tweet read:
@justinbieber RIP Avalanna. i love you
Other most retweeted tweets included:
2. @obeyMJ R.I.P. Whitney Houston. Retweet for respect. (191,043 retweets)
3. @Harry_Styles We owe you everything. Thank you so much for this. Three VMAs!! YEAH .xx (125,379 retweets)
4. @BenSavage I'm going to be a father! Well, on TV at least. The "Boy Meets World" sequel is officially happening! (114,179 retweets)
5. @NiallOfficial Guys its been 2 years today since we were formed, its been incredible so far, its all down to you guys! Love you all soo much ! Thank you (103,772 retweets)
As far as the biggest follower gains? That award goes to One Direction, whose members Louis, Liam, Niall and Harry, along with the group account, saw their followers skyrocket!
These topics caused the social networking site to erupt with millions of tweets, making them most tweeted-about celeb events of the year.
Most popular music trends:
Most popular movie trends:
Think Like a Man
The Hunger Games
21 Jump Street
Dark Knight Rises
The Devil Inside
Most popular television trends:
Pretty Little Liars
106 & Park
Boy Meets World
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