In 2010, Keeping Up with the Kardashians was already in its fifth season.
In 2020, the Kardashians announced that the show would be ending after 20 seasons.
In 2010, we all rushed to our nearest movie theater to see Kristen Stewart in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
In 2020, we all watched Kristen Stewart in Happiest Season from our couches.
In 2010, we couldn’t stop wearing jeggings.
In 2020, you couldn’t get us to wear anything other than actual leggings or sweatpants.
In 2010, we all wanted some funky feathers in our hair.
In 2020, we could barely be bothered to even brush our hair.
In 2010, the song of the summer was “California Gurls” by Katy Perry.
In 2020, Katy gave birth to her very own California Gurl named Daisy Dove Bloom.
In 2010, “Tik Tok” by Kesha was the first song of the year to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2010, Lady Gaga wore her infamous meat dress to the MTV VMAs and basically stopped time.
In 2020, Lady Gaga performed at the (socially distant) VMAs and basically gave us a full concert in under 10 minutes.
In 2010, Instagram had just launched and was available to download and you could only post pictures.
In 2020, Instagram influencers were still alive and well and selling just about everything they could on the app. We also had stories, reels, and even a new shopping section to take all our money.
In 2010, Four Loko was the drink people couldn’t stop talking about.
In 2010, Kamala Harris entered politics when she won her CA Attorney General seat.
In 2020, she became the first-ever Madame Vice President–Elect.
In 2010, Miley released the music video for “Can’t Be Tamed” and we all collectively lost our minds.
In 2020, Miley released her seventh studio album, Plastic Hearts, and it was named one of the Best Albums of the Year by Rolling Stone.
In 2010, the Emmys were held in person and the most awards went to the biographical drama Temple Grandin.
In 2020, the Emmys were held remotely and the most awards went to Schitt’s Creek.
In 2010, Zendaya was just getting her start on Disney’s Shake It Up.
In 2020, Zendaya won her first Emmy for portraying Rue in Euphoria.
In 2010, we loved connecting with friends over FarmVille.
In 2020, we were only able to connect with friends over Zoom.
In 2010, the most important accessory was anything mustache-themed.
And in 2020, the most important accessory was (and still is) a CDC-compliant face mask.
2020 is finally (almost) over, and we’re looking back on the year. Check out even more from the year here!