2021 was a year full of highs and lows. With 2020 pretty much written-off, this year brought back highly anticipated events such as the Met Gala and live shows, with yes, real people sitting in the audience! But that’s not all, Taylor Swift released her version of Red and Adele dropped her album 30 after six years.
2021 was also the year America elected a new president, with Joe Biden being tasked with one of the most powerful positions in the world. But not everything was great because despite being a new year, countries were still being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, including Australia.
Sydney and Melbourne dealt with gruelling lockdowns due to the Delta variant and now, in the lead up to Christmas, the new Omicron variant seems to be taking over.
But going back to what made us leap with joy, Britney is finally free and it was a huge year for movies, with James Bond No Time to Die released after constant delays and Spider-Man: No Way Home breaking records at the box office.
Take a look back at some of the biggest pop culture moments from 2021 here.