Twitter said, Rapper Kanye West, who ran for the White House in November and whose mental health elevated apprehensions, took second place among musicians.
After the death of the basketball player in a helicopter crash in January, former US President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement and tribute to Kobe Bryant as a “legend on the court”, was second among retweets and likes.
George Floyd, the Black man prompted worldwide protests against racism, whose demise in Minneapolis under the knee of a white police officer, was the third most tweeted about person in the world in 2020, while after #COVID19, the #BlackLivesMatter was the second-most popular hashtag, Twitter said.
Reflecting the South Korean boy band’s milestones on the US singles charts and successes at award shows, K-Pop group BTS were the No.1 highly tweeted about musicians in the United States for a fourth straight year.
The announcement of the death of Chadwick Boseman got the most “likes” of any Tweet ever and most shared on Twitter worldwide in 2020, twitter said on Monday.
Twitter said, releasing data of the most shared events on its platform for 2020, the post by Boseman’s family saying the actor had died of colon cancer at age 43 Aug. 28, was “liked” more than 7.5 million times.