Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, More Among Twitter’s Most Talked-About Canadians Of 2017

It’s been yet another huge year in the world of social media, but the stats are now in, with the likes of Justin Bieber and Seth Rogen topping the most talked-about celebs lists.

Rogen soared to the top of the top 10 most-mentioned Canadian actors on Twitter poll, with Ryan Reynolds following closely behind him. Shay Mitchell, Stephen Armell and Nina Dobrev rounded off the top five.

Tara Strong, Grant Gust, Stana Katic, Tatianna Maslany and Nathan Fillion then completed the top 10.

In terms of the most-mentioned Canadian musician accounts, it’s no real surprise to see Justin Bieber and his 104 million followers at the top.

Shawn Mendes, who has a whopping 15.7 million followers, is in second place, while Sebastian Olzanski, The Weeknd and Drake rounded off the top five.

Alessia Cara is in at number six, while PartyNextDoor bagged the no. 7 slot, and Celine Dion, Daniel Caesar and Shania Twain completed the top 10.

Tegan and Sara bagged the no. 1 spot on the most-mentioned Canadian duos or groups list, with them being followed by Nickelback at no. 2, Arcade Fire, The Tragically Hip and Simple Plan.

Majid Jordan, Zeds Dead, Arkells, Marianas Trench and Hedley were also up there in the top 10.

Big hashtags of the year included #bbccan for “Big Brother Canada,” #RHOT for “The Real Housewives of Toronto,” and #AmazingRaceCanada.

Other most-talked about shows included “Master Chef Canada” and “The Bachelor Canada.”

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The passing of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie was one of Canada’s top trending stories of 2017, with more than 300,000 tweets being sent within 48 hours of his death in mid October 2017.

In terms of US stats, 2017 proved to be the year of K-pop, with BTS being the most tweeted-about musicians. They’re also the most tweeted-about celebrities across the globe, followed by fellow K-pop group SEVENTEEN.

Other artists to make the top 10 US most talked-about stars included Nicki Minaj, Harry Styles, Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan.

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Camila Cabello, Justin Bieber and Maine Mendoza also made the top five most buzzed-about celebs in the world list.

Meanwhile, “Game of Thrones” topped the most tweeted-about TV shows in the US list, followed by “Stranger Things,” “Big Brother,” “13 Reasons Why” and “Saturday Night Live.”

In terms of movies, “Wonder Woman” was in at no. 1, closely followed by “La La Land,” “Dunkirk,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Justice League.”

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