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Here Are The 10 Most Popular Tweets From 2015

Spoiler: One Direction is basically the most powerful force on Twitter.

2015 was another big year on Twitter, filled with current events and memorable moments galore.


The social media site ranked every single tweet by verified users based on the number of retweets from Jan. 1 until Nov. 10 of this year. Only one tweet per each unique user was eligible, and the tweets were also edited for original and sensitive content.

Here are the top 10 tweets from 2015, according to Twitter:

10. Caitlyn Jenner

Via Twitter: @Caitlyn_Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner sent out her first-ever tweet on June 1. It has almost 260,000 retweets.

9. Leonard Nimoy

Via Twitter: @TheRealNimoy

On Feb. 23, Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy wrote this last tweet before he died. It has almost 280,000 retweets.

8. Kanye West

Via Twitter: @kanyewest

On Sept. 22, Kanye West tweeted this inspirational and motivational message. It has over 300,000 retweets.

7. Niall Horan

Via Twitter: @NiallOfficial

Niall sent this tweet out in celebration of bandmate Liam's birthday on Aug. 29. It has over 320,000 retweets.

6. King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Via Twitter: @KingSalman

King Salman sent out this tweet of prayer and support for his people after he was crowned king of Saudia Arabia. It has over 360,000 retweets.

5. Louis Tomlinson

Via Twitter: @Louis_Tomlinson

On May 7, Louis tweeted his appreciation for 1D fans. It has over 410,000 retweets.

4. President Barack Obama

Via Twitter: @POTUS

President Obama published this tweet on June 26 when the Supreme Court voted for marriage equality nationwide. It has nearly 450,000 retweets.

3. Liam Payne

Via Twitter: @Real_Liam_Payne

In honor of One Direction's five-year anniversary, Liam tweeted this on July 23. It has more than 490,000 retweets.

2. Zayn Malik

Via Twitter: @zaynmalik

When One Direction released their new song "Drag Me Down," after Zayn left the band, he tweeted this in support on Aug. 1. It has over 560,000 retweets.

1. Harry Styles

Via Twitter: @Harry_Styles

Harry Styles tweeted this on March 25 when news broke that Zayn was leaving One Direction. It has over 710,000 retweets.