Nicki Minaj & Chance The Rapper Among 2017's Most Tweeted-About Acts

Former President Barack Obama had the most liked tweet of the year.

(AllHipHop News) Twitter released its "Year In Music' recap. Billboard posted the results of the social media platform's look back at the most shared celebrities and tweets of 2017.

K-pop group BTS were the most tweeted-about musicians in the United States. Even without releasing an album this year, rap superstar Nicki Minaj made it to the runner-up position. Chance The Rapper (#4) followed One Direction member Harry Styles (#3).

In addition, outspoken basketball patriarch LaVar Ball and DJ Khaled's infant son Asahd Khaled made the Top 10 of the "Most Popular Celebrities Who Joined In 2017." Even though it was canceled by Netflix, Hip Hop drama The Get Down was the 7th most tweeted about streaming TV show in America.

Twitter also revealed the most liked tweet and most retweeted tweet of 2017. Carter Wilkerson's (@carterjwm) post about Wendy's chicken nuggets received over 3.6 million retweets, and former President Barack Obama's response to the Alt-Right/white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia was liked more than 4.6 million times.

Top 10 Most Tweeted-About Music Artists (U.S.)

  1. BTS (@BTS_twt)
  2. Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ)
  3. Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles)
  4. Chance the Rapper (@chancetherapper)
  5. Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial)
  6. Fifth Harmony (@FifthHarmony)
  7. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)
  8. Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)
  9. Rihanna (@rihanna)
  10. Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande)

Most Popular Celebrities Who Joined In 2017

  1. EXO (@weareoneEXO)
  2. Wanna One (@WannaOne_twt)
  3. LaVar Ball (@Lavarbigballer)
  4. Chris Hughes (@chrishughes_22)
  5. Ryan Tedder (@RyanTedder)
  6. Morrissey (@officialmoz)
  7. Rachel Lindsay (@TheRachLindsay)
  8. Hilarie Burton (@HilarieBurton)
  9. Asahd Khaled (@asahdkhaled)

Most Tweeted About Streaming TV Shows (U.S.)

  1. “Stranger Things”
  2. “13 Reasons Why”
  3. “Orange Is the New Black”
  4. “House of Cards”
  5. “Sense8”
  6. “Narcos”
  7. “The Get Down”
  8. “The Handmaid’s Tale”
  9. “Bojack Horseman”
  10. “Daredevil”

Most Tweeted About Movies (U.S.)

  1. “Wonder Woman”
  2. “La La Land”
  3. “Dunkirk”
  4. “Spider-Man: Homecoming”
  5. “Justice League”
  6. “It”
  7. “Beauty and the Beast”
  8. “Thor: Ragnarok”
  9. “Black Panther”
  10. “Fifty Shades Darker”

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