Drake, Shawn Mendes, Ryan Reynolds Are Among Twitter Canada’s Most-Mentioned Stars Of 2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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