Despite series of mass shootings, natural disasters and countless sexual harassment stories, 2017 has proven to be a busy year for celebrities on Instagram.
In February, Beyoncé set a new record for likes on the social media platform after she announced her pregnancy.
The post got more than 11 million likes, surpassing the record at the time: a shot of Selena Gomez drinking Coca-Cola, which earned more than six million likes.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo had the second most liked photo of the year – a picture celebrating the birth of his twins.
Here are the most-liked posts of 2017:
1. Beyonce’s pregnancy photo
2. The birth of Cristiano Ronaldo’s twins
3. Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant surgery
I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and questioning why I wasn’t promoting my new music, which I was extremely proud of. So I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering. It was what I needed to do for my overall health. I honestly look forward to sharing with you, soon my journey through these past several months as I have always wanted to do with you. Until then I want to publicly thank my family and incredible team of doctors for everything they have done for me prior to and post-surgery. And finally, there aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis. Lupus continues to be very misunderstood but progress is being made. For more information regarding Lupus please go to the Lupus Research Alliance website: www.lupusresearch.org/ -by grace through faith
4. Beyonce’s unveiling of her twins
5. Cristiano Ronaldo’s unveiling of his twins
6. Selena Gomez and TheWeeknd’s hot romance
7. Selena Gomez and TheWeeknd
8. Cristiano Ronaldo with his family
9. Selena Gomez’s Vogue feature
Selena Gomez’s 25th birthday
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