Fellow Gauchos, 2015 is officially over. Can you believe it!? Even though it seems to have lasted all of five minutes, so much has happened in the world of celebrities, TV, movies, music and strange yet interesting Internet fads. Let’s take a look back on all the crazy, funny, awesome, slightly disturbing and downright entertaining moments that defined 2015.
1. The year-long hit show “Empire” airs for the first time.
2. #leftshark – Katy Perry’s left shark at the Superbowl becomes an internet meme.
3. The blue and black versus gold and white dress debate debuts. Is it blue or is it gold?
4. Tyga & Kylie Jenner’s relationship goes public.
5. #OscarsSoWhite – A trending hashtag goes viral on Twitter regarding the results of the Academy Awards.
6. Hit the Quan
7. Deez Nuts. Got ’em.
8. The Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge
9.Kylie addresses the sudden growth of her lips, although she had already been getting injections for some time.
10. The Charlie Charlie Challenge
11. The #blacklivesmatter movement gains traction on and off social media.
12. “What are thooooooose!?”
13. Fetty Wap comes out with back-to-back chart-toppers.
14. Donald Trump begins his campaign for president.
15. Caitlyn Jenner makes her appearance on the cover of Vanity Fair.
16. Gay marriage becomes legal in all 50 states. Love finally wins.
17. The Pixar animated film, “Inside Out”, tugs at the heartstrings of children and adults alike!
18. Drake versus Meek Mill beef. Is that a world tour or ya girls tour?
19. The “Don’t Judge Me” Challenge
20. The whip/nae nae sweeps the globe.
21. “Straight Outta Compton” hits theaters.
22.Who can forget about everyone’s favorite pastime, Netflix and chill?
23. Snapchat releases new filters that sync with your face.
24. Why the fuck you lyin? Mmm ohmygod.
25. Future and Drake’s What a Time To Be Alive mixtape drops.
26. Pizza rat dominates YouTube.
27. “Hotline Bling” takes over the internet and the radio. While the track was released at the end of July, the video didn’t hit the world until October. Regardless, 2015 was Drake’s year.
28. Adele makes a comeback with “Hello”.
29. Lamar Odom almost dies.
30. The Acapella app videos
31. DJ Khaled’s words of wisdom help snapchat through hard times. Thank you, DJ Khaled. #Blessup
32. Justin Bieber gives us something to “Beliebe” in again with his new album.
33. More recent, but still taking the internet by storm: the “Dab”
34. Peanut Butter Baby. Ah.
35. The Condom Challenge
36. Kobe Bryant announces he will retire from basketball after this season.
37. The new Star Wars movie hits theaters and is a huge success.
We’re ready for you, 2016! Happy New Year from all of us at Nexustentialism!