Because in addition to releasing one of the top-selling albums of the year, blowing us away with a heartfelt speech at the AMAs and touring the world, as of this week, the child actor and pop superstar also took out eight spots in the 10 most-liked Instagram images for the year.
And for the record, that's a whole lotta likes, people: 32 million collectively, in fact.
Interrupting the Hands to Myself singer's home run in positions six and nine was Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo.
The number one image for the year was a portrait of Gomez drinking a bottle of Coca-Cola with the caption, "when your lyrics are on the bottle."
Click through the top 10 photos below. (Post continues after gallery.)
A number of the Spring Breakers star's videos also made the Top 10 Instagram videos list for 2016.