The Most-Liked Instagram Photos of 2016 From Beyonce, Drake, Adele, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Taylor Swift & More

Billboard

It's no surprise that five out of Instagram's top 10 most-followed accounts are music ones and the list of the most-liked snaps from musical celebs in 2016 features a lot of the names you might expect (Adele, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Drake, Selena Gomez, etc.) 

Snapchat provided Billboard with a list of the year's most-liked, as well as a run-down of who joined the service for the first time this year, including Kanye West:

 

A photo posted by Kanye West (@kanyewest) on Sep 18, 2016 at 8:23am PDT

 

America's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell

 

Brit Awards 2016

A photo posted by @simoncowell on Feb 24, 2016 at 1:10pm PST

 

And cartoon rockers the Gorillaz​

 

#TheBookofRussel

A video posted by Gorillaz (@gorillaz) on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:54am PDT

 

Here are the most-liked shots from some of 2016's most-followed artists.

Selena Gomez

Selena drinking a soda (5.9 million)

 

when your lyrics are on the bottle -- #ad

A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:03pm PDT

 

Visiting a fan on tour

 

One of my favorite nights on tour

A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Aug 15, 2016 at 4:58am PDT

 

Bathing suit shot

 

A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Jun 22, 2016 at 11:56am PDT

 

 

Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez happy birthday shot (3.2 million)

 

Going through old pictures today, because @selenagomez just turned 24! I can't imagine my life without you, Selena. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Jul 22, 2016 at 3:22pm PDT

 

Blake Lively birthday wish (2.5 million)

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLAKE! You're a wonderful friend, to humans and koalas alike. I absolutely love you ------

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Aug 25, 2016 at 2:04pm PDT

 

Karlie Kloss birthday (2.4 million)

 

I LOVE YOU KARLIE! You're such an exquisite person, always trying to make things better for others. Every day I'm inspired by how giving, loving, and thoughtful you are. Happy 24th Birthday!!! @karliekloss

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:55am PDT

 

Beyoncé

Beyoncé with Blue Ivy at the VMAs (2.5 million)

 

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 28, 2016 at 5:39pm PDT

 

Blue Ivy at the VMAs (2.2 million)

 

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 28, 2016 at 5:52pm PDT

 

Beyoncé in Houston (1.9 million)

 

I'm out that H-Town Coming down Dripping candy on the ground.

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Sep 23, 2016 at 5:58pm PDT

 

Rihanna

Selfie with new hair (1.8 million)

 

foreign.

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Oct 4, 2016 at 7:31pm PDT

 

"Buffalo Soldier" (1.5 million)

 

buffalo $oldier

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Oct 3, 2016 at 11:56am PDT

 

Paparazzi shots (1.4 million)

 

Ras'

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Oct 6, 2016 at 8:06am PDT

 

Ariana Grande

New bangs selfie (2.1 million)

 

A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Jul 23, 2016 at 4:41pm PDT

 

Smiling selfie (2 million)

 

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A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Apr 29, 2016 at 8:39pm PDT

 

Sideways pose (2 million)

 

A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:46pm PDT

 

Nicki Minaj

​Nicki in Vegas (1.4 million)

 

-- #VegasNights --

A photo posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Sep 5, 2016 at 6:35am PDT

 

Elevator selfie (1.1 million)

 

-- CLEAN

A photo posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Sep 5, 2016 at 1:14pm PDT

 

In the dressing room (1.1 million)

 

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A photo posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Jun 30, 2016 at 8:36pm PDT