We’re now in the final month of 2018 and Twitter Canada has unveiled their most-talked about moments and celebrities of the past year.
For the first time in the last three years, Drake has managed to dethrone Justin Bieber to be crowned Canada’s most-mentioned musician in the Twittersphere.
2018 also marks the first year that Shawn Mendes earned more Twitter mentions than the “Love Yourself” hitmaker.
Montreal’s Grimes and Toronto’s Tory Lanez entered the Top 10 most-mentioned Canadian musician list for the first time.
See the full list below:
1. Drake (@drake)
2. Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)
3. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)
4. The Weeknd (@theweeknd)
5. Sebastian Olzanski (@sebtsb)
6. Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne)
7. Grimes (@Grimezsz)
8. Daniel Caesar (@DanielCaesar)
9. Tory Lanez (@ToryLanez)
10. Celine Dion (@CelineDion)
In terms of the most-talked about moments, BTS stormed Twitter throughout 2018, with them bagging ET Canada’s three most re-tweeted posts.
Furthermore, the Twitter Canada Moment that showed the boys exploring Niagara Falls was the most-liked tweet sent by Twitter Canada in 2018.
In terms of the most-mentioned Canadian male actors, Ryan Reynolds came out on top, closely followed by Jim Carrey and Seth Rogen, who was crowned number one in 2017.
The top five:
1. Ryan Reynolds (@VanCityReynolds)
2. Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey)
3. Seth Rogen (@sethrogen)
4. Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell)
5. Finn Wolfhard (@FinnSkata)
Here are the most-mentioned Canadian female actors of 2018:
1. Shay Mitchell (@shaymitch)
2. Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev)
3. Sandra Oh (@IamSandraOh)
4. Stana Katic (@Stana_Katic)
5. Evangeline Lilly (@EvangelineLilly)
BTS were unsurprisingly Canada’s most-mentioned celebs of 2018 on a global scale, with Mark Hamill topping the male actor list and Selena Gomez being crowned the most-talked about actress.
Donald Trump was the most-mentioned politician, “Fortnite” bagged the top spot for video game and LeBron James was the most-talked about athlete.