2017 was the year of family and relationships. If 2016’s top-liked list featured snaps of career achievement and brand partnerships, most of the top-10 most liked Instagram pictures of 2017, except for two, portray intimate moments of affection and announcements of new family members.
One thing hasn’t changed much: Selena Gomez still is a strong chart-topper. Even though, she is not the star of the show of this year’s list, she has four of the top ten spots.
Have a look at the 2017’s top-10 most liked Instagram pictures chart I have created using the insights provided by Popular Chips analytics platform.
For this first time in the history of Instagram, Beyoncé tops the most-liked list.
1st Most- Liked: Beyoncé – Pregnancy Announcement
Queen of the music and one of the queens of cultural activism through visual music, singer Beyoncé broke the internet on February 2 when she announced that she and Jay-z were expecting twins.
The artist portrait tops the most-liked-pictures-of-Instagram list with over 11 million likes.
2nd Most- Liked: Cristiano – Celebration of Newborn Baby
The Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo ranks second place with a candid hospital photo with his family.
3rd Most- Liked: Selena – Thank-you picture to Francia Raisa- her organ donor and best friend
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I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and questioning why I wasn’t promoting my new music, which I was extremely proud of. So I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering. It was what I needed to do for my overall health. I honestly look forward to sharing with you, soon my journey through these past several months as I have always wanted to do with you. Until then I want to publicly thank my family and incredible team of doctors for everything they have done for me prior to and post-surgery. And finally, there aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis. Lupus continues to be very misunderstood but progress is being made. For more information regarding Lupus please go to the Lupus Research Alliance website: www.lupusresearch.org/ -by grace through faith
4th Most- Liked: Beyoncé – First Public Picture of the Two Twins
5th Most- Liked: Cristiano – Ballon d’Or
For the second year in a row, Cristiano won the Ballon d’Or on December 7 and shared this snap of him holding the trophy at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
6th Most- Liked: Cristiano – Twin Announcement
2017 brought three newborns to Cristiano and his family.
7th Most- Liked: Selena Gomez – First Instagram Picture with the Weeknd
8th Most- Liked: Selena Gomez – Selena and The Weeknd at the Met Gala
9th Most- Liked: Selena Gomez – New Blonde hairdo and AMAs
10th Most- Liked: Cristiano – Family Picture