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26 Of The Biggest Moments From This Year You Probably Already Forgot About

It's been a long, tough and confusing year.

1. Beyoncé and Jay-Z dropped their first joint album, Everything Is Love, together.

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2. Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got married.

3. As did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle who became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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4. While other celebrities like Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan separated.

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5. Brooklyn Nine-Nine was cancelled by FOX but then saved by NBC after a massive show of support from fans.

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6. Tim Bergling, the Swedish DJ who went by the stage name Avicii, died at the age of 28.

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Anthony Bourdain, Aretha Franklin, Stan Lee and Stephen Hawking were also among the celebrities who died this year.

7. Idris Elba was named People's Sexiest Man Alive.

.@IdrisElba is PEOPLE's #SexiestManAlive 2018: It's 'an Ego Boost for Sure' https://t.co/zUiNS2FyqE

8. Black Panther was released to widespread critical acclaim and smashed multiple box office records.

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9. As did A Quiet Place which was also nominated for a Golden Globe and SAG award.

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10. YouTuber Logan Paul faced widespread backlash after he uploaded footage of what appeared to be a dead body in Japan's suicide forest.

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11. Speaking of YouTubers, Tana Mongeau's alternative to Vidcon, Tanacon, was a total disaster which ended up being cancelled.

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12. This mega viral voice recording had everyone second guessing whether they heard "Yanny" or "Laurel".

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13. France beat out Croatia 4-2 in Russia to take home the FIFA World Cup trophy.

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14. The Winter Olympics were held in Pyeongchang, South Korea and featured 102 different events in seven sports.

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15. The Commonwealth Games took place in the Gold Coast, Australia and achieved gender equality for the first time in a major multi-sport event by having an equal number of events for male and female athletes.

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16. Kylie Jenner and Khloe Kardashian gave birth, while Kim welcomed a third child via surrogate.

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Kylie gave birth to Stormi, Khloe named her bub True and Kim is totally in love with little Chicago.

17. Netflix released a bunch of rom-coms like To All The Boys I've Loved Before, The Kissing Booth and Alex Strangelove which became hugely popular.

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18. Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer Prize for his studio album DAMN.

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19. Queer Eye was rebooted and a new Fab Five was introduced and loved by fans around the world.

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20. The Black Panther-inspired catsuit that Serena Williams wore to the French Open was banned. She responded by wearing this epic tutu to the US Open.

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21. Childish Gambino broke the internet when he dropped his genius music video for "This Is America", which racked up 30 million views in 48 hours.

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22. At the Golden Globes, female actors wore black to honour the #MeToo movement and protest against the industry's culture of sexual harassment.

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23. ABC canned the Roseanne revival after the star published several racist tweets.

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24. Mason Ramsey became a worldwide sensation after this video of him yodeling in Walmart went viral.

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25. Kanye West visited President Donald Trump at the White House where they discussed prison reform, manufacturing and gang violence in Chicago.

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26. And finally, a Banksy artwork immediately "self-destructed" itself after being sold at an auction for $1.4 million.

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