In 2016, pop star Selena Gomez had eight out of the 10 most-liked posts on Instagram. The other two were posted by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.
This year, however, the power of Beyoncé and Ronaldo means that Gomez, 25, has to settle for posting five of 2017’s most-liked Instagram posts. Which is still not bad at all and furthermore Gomez is still the most-followed Instagram user in the world, said Instagram with 130 million followers and has gained 24 million of those in just the last 12 months.
This year’s most-liked post came from Queen Bey, whose pregnancy announcement in February clocked 11.1 million likes.
Just behind the “Formation” singer, the November birth of Ronaldo’s daughter got 11 million likes.
Ronaldo is also second to Gomez in the most-followed Instagram user rankings. He has 116 million-plus followers. Ariana Grande comes in at third with 115 million, Beyoncé fourth with 108 million and Kim Kardashian-West fifth with 104 million followers.
Check out the rest of the year’s most liked Instagram posts below