10. Emma Watson Gets Fight Ready
"Beauty and the Beast" and "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson slips on some boxing gloves and works a sweat after an intense session of She Fighter training. She was promoting her session with trainer Lina Khalifeh, the latter of whom opened the first self defence studio for women in the Middle East.
9. Ronaldo: First In Soccer, Second On Instagram
Cristiano Ronaldo kisses his newly won European Championship Cup. Ronaldo is the only celebrity not named "Selena Gomez" to place in the top 10 most liked photos on Instagram in 2016. This photo is the sixth most liked of the year (3.6 million), while a second photo of Ronaldo and his trophy placed ninth (3.2 million).
8. Chrissy Teigen And Her Baby
One half of what is arguably Hollywood's cutest couple, Chrissy Teigen welcomed her baby daughter Luna to Teigen's legion of Instagram fans.
7. Harry Styles, With Less Hair
The moment that struck fear in every One Direction fan's heart. Heartthrob Harry Styles posted a cryptic photo of his trademark hair bundled into a ponytail and detached from his beautiful head. Fortunately it all worked out. Styles chopped off his locks for charity and fans were relieved to see their favourite musician was as hunky as ever.
6. Instagram Welcomes Baby Tomlinson
Louis Tomlinson introduced his baby to the world of Instagram and fans had 2.3 million likes worth of good vibes to send his way. The boy's name? Freddie Reign Tomlinson.
5. Taylor Swift's Great American Bash
Taylor Swift sure knows how to throw a party. T-Swizzle celebrated the Fourth of July in style, spreading love with an all-star squad featuring: her bae (at the time) Tom Hiddleston, Gigi Hadid, Cara Delevingne, Karlie Kloss, Ruby Rose and Blake Lively, among others.
4. Double Trouble
Kim Kardashian has a knack for making big statements with few words. This topless selfie with gal pal Emily Ratajkowski offended some, motivated others and spawned plenty of hilarious parodies.
3. Justin Bieber Says Goodbye To Instagram
Justin Bieber's highly-criticized relationship with Sofia Richie had the Canadian superstar questioning whether Instagram was the right platform for him. His subsequent beef with ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez was the straw that broke the camel's back. Bieber deactivated his Instagram account and hasn't looked back since.
2. Kim Kardashian Breaks The Internet
Kim Kardashian was the talk of the town after posting this nude selfie to Instagram. The photo caused unparalleled buzz on social media, sparking both support for and backlash against the reality television star.
1. Selena Gomez, Queen Of Instagram
One woman reigned over the land of Instagram in 2016, Selena Gomez. She surpassed ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber for most likes on a single picture, amassing 6 million on this Coca-Cola ad. Gomez also ascended to the number one most followed person on the social media platform, rounding up 104 million followers.