All Five Of One Direction’s Original Members Had Some Of The Most Popular Tweets Of 2015! But Which Boy Bander Came Out On Top?

Take a look at the most popular tweets from 2015!

Those Directioners sure are devoted!

There was some crazy One Direction news this year, between Zayn Malik leaving the band, the release of their fifth studio album, and that devastating hiatus announcement.

So, we aren’t entirely shocked that each member of the famous former fivesome fell somewhere on Twitter‘s top ten most retweeted posts from 2015!

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On Monday, the social media site released some data regarding the most popular hashtags, trends, and posts from this year, and Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and even ex bandmate Zayn were getting a lot of love!

But which member — or former member — from this gorgeous guy group claimed the top spot? Well, the winner is…


On the same day that the boy band announced Zayn’s departure, the long-locked singer posted a short and sweet message that racked up over 700,000 retweets! It said:

Awwww! So touching!

And besides, Zayn quitting 1D was a HUGE deal in the Twitterverse, so we aren’t super surprised that this is the tweet that circulated the most this year!

But where do the other guys fall on the top ten? Ch-ch-check out the full list (below)!

2. Zayn Malik

As we all know, Drag Me Down was One Direction’s first single as a foursome, but the internet almost imploded when the group’s ex member took to social media to share his support, writing:

3. Liam Payne

Rounding out the top three was ANOTHER 1D artist, who was celebrating the band’s fifth anniversary when he wrote:

4. President Barack Obama

And breaking the successful string of One Direction-related posts was President Barack Obama‘s proud post about the Supreme Court‘s decision to overturn the ban on gay marriage! It read:

5. Louis Tomlinson

Now it’s Louis’ time to shine, claiming the fifth spot with this touching tribute to fans:

6. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

Salman bin Abdulazz Al Saud — AKA the king of Saudi Arabia — took the throne on January 23, after his half-brother passed away from pneumonia at 90 years old. The new ruler took to Twitter to ask for prayers less than a week after being appointed, posting:

7. Niall Horan

Selena Gomez‘s rumored new flame shared a snap of himself and Liam during a concert, in honor of the brunette babe’s birthday! Take a look:

8. Kanye West

This random inspirational message from Kanye West gained quite a bit of traction:

9. Leonard Nimoy

Just before his death, Leonard Nimoy used social media to compare life to a garden, and even ended the post with an acronym for “long live and prosper.” Not even a week later, the Star Trek alum passed away at 83.

10. Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner joined Twitter when her gender transition went public. Her inaugural post closes out this year’s top ten:

There you have it, Perezcious readers! Never underestimate the power of Directioners!

[Image via Sean Thorton/WENN.]

Dec 7, 2015 7:43pm PDT

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