The year 2014 in entertainment might be remembered as the year Kim Kardashian tried (and at times, succeeded) to break the Internet. Or maybe as the year Beyoncé watched her sister Solange high-kick Jay Z in an elevator. It was also the year Lupita Nyong'o moved everyone to tears at the Oscars. And the year Laverne Cox made history as the first transgender woman nominated for an Emmy.
But in a surprise, none of those headline-making stories made it onto this list.
The top 10 list of viral stories depicts the stories you, our readers, engaged with the most this year. The stories you not only read but then shared with your friends, Liked on Facebook, tweeted and commented on. Ahead, a look back at the high and low moments that made the biggest impact on 2014.