The Most Retweeted Tweet Of 2016 Is By Somebody You've Probably Never Heard Of

8 December 2016, 12:46

Biggest Tweets of 2016

Forget all those famous pop stars and actors, the most retweeted tweet of 2016 is from someone you might now even know.

Forget Kanye West's rants, the U.S election and celebrity baby news...this year's most retweeted tweet actually comes from YouTuber and gamer Rubiu5! 

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On August 20th 2016, he tweeted the Spanish translation for the word "Lemonade" and it has since gathered a mammoth 1.4 MILLION retweets!

No.1 tweet of 2016: @elrubiusOMG

Incredibly, the YouTuber from Madrid promised fans a prize if they retweeted his one word tweet. We're not exactly sure if he delivered on his promise however the incentive definitely worked...1.4 MILLION retweets...WHAT?!

PIC: @Rubiu5

However, the rest of the list looked a lot more familiar...

No.2 tweet of 2016: @Harry_Styles

No.3 tweet of 2016: @HilaryClinton

No.4 tweet of 2016: @LouisTomlinson

No.5 tweet of 2016: @LeoDiCaprio

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Amongst the list of the most retweeted tweets of the year, the top trending topics of 2016 has also been revealed:

Top-Trend Topics Worldwide

  • Rio2016
  • Election2016
  • PokemonGo
  • Euro2016
  • Oscars

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