2019 Year on Twitter Unveiled

Game of Thrones topped TV, while the most-tweeted-about film was The Avengers: Endgame

Happy and sad tears flowed on Twitter in 2019 - Credit by Twitter
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Twitter revealed its 2019 Year on Twitter list Monday, sharing its data via tweets and a blog post.

The most retweeted tweets worldwide were:






The most retweeted tweets with comments worldwide were:






The most retweeted threads were:




2019’s most-tweeted-about television shows were:

  1. Game of Thrones
  2. Stranger Things
  3. The Simpsons
  4. La Casa de Papel
  5. Grey’s Anatomy
  6. Love Island
  7. Catfish: The TV Show
  8. Family Guy
  9. The Walking Dead
  10. Narcos

The year’s most-tweeted-about movies were:

  1. The Avengers: Endgame
  2. Toy Story 4
  3. Joker
  4. Spider-Man: Far From Home
  5. The Lion King
  6. Weathering With You (天気の子)
  7. Captain Marvel
  8. It Chapter 2
  9. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (before the premiere)
  10. Frozen 2

The most-tweeted-about actors in 2019 were:

  1. Tom Holland
  2. Chris Evans
  3. Zendaya
  4. Robert Downey Jr.
  5. Cameron Boyce
  6. Keanu Reeves
  7. Chris Hemsworth
  8. Kanna Hashimoto
  9. Jennifer Lopez
  10. Mark Ruffalo

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2019’s most-tweeted-about musicians were:

  1. BTS
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. Drake
  4. Rihanna
  5. Cardi B
  6. Justin Bieber
  7. Beyoncé
  8. Kanye West
  9. Billie Eilish
  10. Lady Gaga

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The most-tweeted-about sports teams were:

  1. FC Barcelona
  2. Real Madrid
  3. Manchester United
  4. Liverpool
  5. Paris Saint-Germain
  6. Juventus
  7. Manchester City
  8. AFC Ajax
  9. Flamengo
  10. Los Angeles Lakers

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The female athletes who were tweeted about the most in 2019 were:

  1. Megan Rapinoe
  2. Serena Williams
  3. Naomi Osaka
  4. Alex Morgan
  5. Simone Biles
  6. Becky Lynch
  7. Marta
  8. Ronda Rousey
  9. Maria Sharapova
  10. Katelyn Ohashi

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2019’s most-tweeted-about male athletes were:

  1. Neymar
  2. Lionel Messi
  3. Cristiano Ronaldo
  4. LeBron James
  5. Kawhi Leonard
  6. Kobe Bryant
  7. Tom Brady
  8. Kylian Mbappé
  9. Keisuke Honda
  10. Antonio Brown

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The most-tweeted-about news-related hashtags of the year were:

  1. #NotreDame (fire in Paris)
  2. #令和 (start of the Reiwa Era in Japan)
  3. #Venezuela (protests)
  4. #Brexit (UK politics)
  5. #台風19号 (Typhoon Hagibis in Japan)
  6. #PrayForAmazonia (fire in the Amazon)
  7. #HongKong (protests)
  8. #ClimateStrike (environment movement)
  9. #Christchurch (tragedy)
  10. #DemDebate (US politics)

2019’s most-tweeted-about politicians were:

  1. Donald Trump
  2. Barack Obama
  3. Narendra Modi
  4. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  5. Jair Bolsonaro
  6. Bernie Sanders
  7. Hillary Clinton
  8. Joe Biden
  9. Emmanuel Macron
  10. Vladimir Putin
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david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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