Justin Bieber is the talk of the
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!
2012 also sent Twitter abuzz with the death of Whitney Houston in February, the MTV VMAs, Emmy Awards, Blue Ivy’s birth and Kate Middleton’s pregnancy announcement!
These topics caused the social networking site to erupt with millions of tweets, making them most tweeted-about celeb events of the year.
Take a look at some of the other Twit-worthy entertainment trends… AFTER THE JUMP!!!