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The Year’s Most Retweeted Tweets: Stephen Colbert to Receive First-Ever Golden Tweet Award

Twitter’s year-end wrap-up continued in full force, as the microblogging service followed up Monday‘s Top 10 Twitter Trends of the Year and Tuesday‘s 10 Most Powerful Tweets with Wednesday’s installment: The Year’s Most Retweeted Tweets.

Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, will receive the first-ever Golden Tweet award during Wednesday night’s broadcast for topping the list. The 10 Most Retweeted Tweets:

1: Stephen Colbert, @StephenAtHome: in honor of oil-soaked birds, ‘tweets’ are now ‘gurgles. http://bit.ly/cIhZNf

2: Drake, @drakkardnoir: We always ignore the ones who adore us, and adore the ones who ignore us

3: Lil Wayne, @liltunechi: aaaaaaahhhhhhmmmmm baaaaakkkkkkkkkk

4: Justin Bieber, @justinbieber: te quiero mucho mi amor

5: Al-Qaeda, @alqaeda: Just noticed Twitter keeps prompting me to “Add a location to your tweets”. Not falling for that one.

6: Joe Jonas, @joejonas: I cry because I love Justin Bieber!!!

7: Lady Gaga, @ladygaga: I’m beautiful in my way, ’cause God makes no mistakes. I’m on the right track, baby. I was Born This Way.

8: Kanye West, @kanyewest: I’m sorry Taylor.

9: Rihanna, @rihanna: Justin Bieber just flashed me his abs in the middle of a restaurant! Wow! He actually had a lil 6 pack! Sexy,lol!#Beliebersplzdontkillme

10: Justin Halpern, @shitmydadsays: “Don’t focus on the one guy who hates you. You don’t go to the park and set your picnic down next to the only pile of dog shit.”

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