Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

Posted 8:30 a.m. Thursday

— Selena Gomez rules Instagram.

The photo-sharing site released its year-end data Thursday showing the 24-year-old pop star has the most followers of any celebrity — 103 million — and was responsible for nearly all of the most-liked celebrity posts in 2016.

Gomez beat out Taylor Swift, 93.6 million followers; Beyonce, 88.9 million followers; Kylie Jenner, 79.5 million followers; and Kendall Jenner, 68.9 million followers, to top the site's list of most popular celebs. The only men among the top 10 were soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, 82.3 million followers, and Dwayne Johnson, 71 million followers.

Gomez also has eight of the 10 most popular celebrity photos and seven of the top 10 celebrity videos.

Her most popular picture, with 5.2 million likes, is an ad for Coke.


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