From star-studded selfies to #IWokeUpLikeThis selfies, and every belfie (butt selfie) in between, the selfie phenomenon was in blossom this year. Here, we’ve compiled 23 of the most thumbtap-worthy celebrity selfies. Here’s to the new year being filled with many, many more like these.
The couple no one saw coming, Ariana Grande and Big Sean, showed the world how quickly they fell in love via lovey-dovey snaps like this one. We say, keep ’em coming!
When powerhouses Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling come together for a selfie, thumb-tapping is bound to shift into high gear.
A cluster of our fave celebs flashed their pearly whites in this selfie Ellen Degeneres tweeted while hosting the Academy Awards in March. Not only was the star-studded pic retweeted more than 3.3 million times, making it this year’s most retweeted pic on Twitter, but it’s also reportedly worth a whopping $1 billion. In Degeneres’ words, best photo ever!
Cara Delevingne joined Kris Jenner and Khloé Kardashian for her newest supermodel bestie, Kendall Jenner’s birthday bash in November.
Two spectacular songstresses. Bedhead. Orange Juice. #IWokeUpLikeThis has never looked so good. Plus we’re obsessed with the fact that T Swift called Lorde by her real name, Ella!
From the grin on their faces, we can’t help but wonder what the “Booty” temptress and First Lady talked about.
Nope, not even a bucket of ice being dumped over her head as part of the #ALSIceBucketChallenge stopped the selfie queen from documenting an IG-worthy moment.
When celebs and fashion designers come together, it’s a selfie-op made in heaven–like when Jessica Alba and Selena Gomez made this DVF sandwich.
Givenchy’s creative director, Riccardo Tisci, was the driving force behind this photo of a selfie starring Madonna and Yeezus.
By the grainy texture of the photo, we suspect Kate Hudson and Reese Witherspoon used the front camera to snap this picture while supporting their hunky actor friend, Matthew McConaughey.
There’s not one but two musical geniuses in this photo, making it hard to express in words just how happy this picture makes us.
This shirt called for a selfie, naturally.
Like Katy Perry, we’re also mega-fans of Jiff the Pom, the Chicago native and four-legged critter who made the move to L.A. and starred in the pop star’s “Dark Horse” music video.
Andy Cohen posed next to Mrs. Kardashian West’s booty on an episode of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. We predict her famous derriere will have its own Instagram in 2015.
Champs in one hand, red lip pencil in the other, Taylor Swift held steady for the camera next to model BFF Karlie Kloss in this pic they shared ahead of the Met Gala.
In addition to flaunting her soup-making skills on IG this year, Chrissy Teigen loaded her feed with outrageously adorable selfies of her and hubby John Legend. In this one, the cute couple couldn’t resist showing how much fun they were having during their tropical Christmas getaway.
When Kimye showed us their silly side (Hint: read the caption).
The #SundayFunday hashtag holds a special place in Alessandra Ambrosio’s heart. Here, the sexy VS Angel showed off a little R&R at the Four Seasons Maui.
Triple the Kardashians for triple the selfie fun, Kourtney, Khloé and Kim are experts at coordinating a three-person photo.
Flashback to that one time Grumpy Cat made an appearance on American Idol (to judge the contestants’ singing, of course).
We love it when celebrities use public restrooms as selfie backdrops. Nicole Richie snapped this one with her gal pals at the Met Ball.
Kris Jenner and Drake make an oddball pairing for a selfie, but we totally dig it!
There’s no doubt Jelena’s relationship was on the rocks this year, but that didn’t stop J.B. and Selena Gomez from keeping us on our toes with cryptic selfies.
What was your favorite celebrity selfie from 2014?