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Top Twitter Retweets Of 2010: Rihanna, Kanye West, BP Oil Spill --- Find Out Who Else Made It

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A full seven out of the 10 most retweeted tweets -- tweets that Twitter users quote in their own stream -- are by musicians. They range from (Lady Gaga: "I'm beautiful in my way, 'cause God makes no mistakes") to (Kanye West: "I'm sorry Taylor") ... to Justin Bieber (Rihanna: "Justin Bieber flashed me his abs in the middle of the restaurant" and Joe Jonas: "I cry because I love Justin Bieber!!!").

The most retweeted tweet of the year? Stephen Colbert's scathing riff on the BP oil spill:
"In honor of oil-soaked birds, 'tweets' are now 'gurgles.'"

In all, an astonishing 25 billion tweets were sent in 2010, according to Twitter. Earlier in the week, Twitter summed up what it considered the "10 Most Powerful Tweets of 2010"

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