The best memes of 2021 (so far)

1 September 2021, 21:52

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All the funniest and most viral memes from 2021, including Oprah's Harry and Meghan interview, Vin Diesel's Family, Tom Holland and Nicki Minaj and more.

And so it begins again. 2020 may be in our rear-view mirrors now but its chaotic spirit is truly living on in 2021 – and the memes aren't any different either.

In the first few months of 2021 alone, we've already seen the Bean Dad become the main character on Twitter as well as WandaVision and Drag Race UK take over the timelines. We've also watched as social media reacted to the news of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's reported divorce, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Oprah interview, Joe Biden's inauguration and the riots at the US Capitol Building.

To make sure you don't miss any of the memes that have gone viral this year, we're putting the best memes of 2021 in a list. Right here. You're welcome. Enjoy.

Best memes of 2021 so far: The Weeknd and Bernie Sanders
Best memes of 2021 so far: The Weeknd and Bernie Sanders. Picture: NFL via YouTube, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

August 2021 memes

The My Fall Plans vs. the Delta variant memes

That one aunt and her "roommate" memes

Jake from Love Island saying "You think it's all me?" memes

Jake Gyllenhaal doesn't shower memes

Ariana Grande Fortnite event memes

The Love Island winners meme

The Doc Ock memes from Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer

The Milk Crate Challenge memes

The Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst Spider-Man meme

The Kanye West 'Donda this, Donda that, Donde esta?' meme

July 2021 memes

The Vin Diesel family memes

The Tom Holland, Zendaya and Nicki Minaj memes

The French Dispatch cast at Cannes Film Festival memes

The Simpsons predicting Richard Branson going to space memes

The Emma Roberts beach video memes

The Old beach memes

The Love Island memes

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Best June 2021 memes

The Pride 2021 memes

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The "deleting dating apps" memes

The Christopher Meloni pink and green outfit memes

The Padmé and Anakin Skywalker 'red flag' memes

The Loki memes

Best May 2021 memes

The Little Mix baby memes

The Lily James as Pamela Anderson memes

The Marvel trailer memes

The Knives Out 2 cast announcement memes

The "CDC says fully vaccinated people can..." memes

The Rihanna and A$AP Rocky dating memes

The Matt LeBlanc Irish Uncle memes

The Cruella's Mum memes

Best April 2021 memes

The "Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out?!" memes

The fake grandparents throwback memes

The dancing Zemo from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier memes

The COVID-19 vaccine memes

The timeline memes

The "You can be a different person after the pandemic" meme

The Daniel Kaluuya Oscars speech memes

The DJ Khaled standing up meme

Best March 2021 memes

The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Oprah interview memes

The Agnes Winking memes from WandaVision

The Vishawn J'arvis memes from WandaVision

The Crying Boo memes

The March 2020 vs. March 2021 memes

The "Ur so quiet in person" memes

The $1400 stimulus memes

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier memes

The Dream Blunt rotation memes

The Shrimp Cinnamon Toast Crunch memes

The Ever Given ship stuck in the Suez Canal memes

The "stop crying it's just a movie" memes

The White Boy Summer memes

Best February 2021 memes

The Handforth Parish Council memes

The Ginny Lemon walking out of Drag Race UK memes

The Weeknd Super Bowl Halftime Show memes

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The "It's always ily and not..." memes

The Joe Black wearing H&M on Drag Race UK memes

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The "Bing Bang Bong, UK Hun?" memes

The Gottmik's "Gagatrondra" Drag Race memes

The "are you ok? no but..." memes

The Agatha All Along memes from WandaVision

The June 21st lockdown memes

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The "you should have been there" meme

Best January 2021 memes

The Bean Dad memes

The Jeffree Star and Kanye West memes

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The GaysOverCovid memes

The US Capitol Building riot memes

The 2020 showing 2021 around the workplace meme

The Trump banned from Twitter memes

The 'I love you guys... so much' Michael Scott meme

The Trump impeached for a second time memes

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The Sea Shanty TikTok memes

The Tia Kofi's Alan Turing runway look on Drag Race UK memes

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The 2021 Inauguration memes

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The Lady Gaga singing at the Inauguration memes

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The Bernie Sanders at the Inauguration memes

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The "Once COVID is over" memes

The Gamestop Stock Market memes

The Astrology GF and Stock Market BF memes

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