Justin Bieber dethrones Kendall Jenner as the queen of Instagram -- with a little help from Selena Gomez!

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Justin Bieber is the new King of Instagram, as his steamy throwback pic with ex Selena Gomez has overthrown Kendall Jenner's reigning snap.

Although Bieber and Gomez ended their relationship in 2014, it seems the Internet still has not gotten over "Jelena." The singer's Instagram pic, posted in March, features the young couple locking lips, and has captured the hearts of millions—literally. Receiving about 3,569,000 likes since it was first posted, Bieber's snap is currently ahead of Jenner's photo by roughly 7,000 likes, including the one that really matters—a stamp of approval in the form of a double tap from Selena Gomez.

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"Feels," Bieber captioned the winning throwback snap.

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Jenner's photo has occupied the most-liked spot since June of last year. Her peaceful heart hair pic took top honors with 3.5 million likes, defeating sister Kim Kardashian's 2014 wedding pic with Kanye West.

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While Bieber's victory may be a shock for some, it seems the key to those Instagram likes lies in nostalgia—you better get ready for Throwback Thursday! It's only a matter of time until the next celeb reigns supreme!

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Justin Bieber dethrones Kendall Jenner as the queen of Instagram -- with a little help from Selena Gomez!
Canadian pop megastar Justin Bieber (C) plays basketball with a young survivor of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Palo, Leyte province on December 10, 2013. Pop megastar Justin Bieber sang to and played basketball with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon on December 10 after he flew into the disaster zone to boost an international relief effort. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: The winner of Champ of Charity singer Justin Bieber (L) and singer Cody Simpson onstage at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards brought to you by Samsung Galaxy at The Wiltern on July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Young Hollywood Awards will air on Monday, July 28 8/7c on The CW. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for Variety)
The "Baby" singer headed straight to the salon for a new makeover ... this time going blonde! (Instagram)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Justin Bieber attends a VMA Pre-Party hosted by Chris Brown & Pia Mia featuring Bera on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JAN 17: General view of a Justin Bieber for Calvin Klein Billboard located on Houston Street on January 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Tomas/IMAGES/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 15: Singer Justin Bieber arrives at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace to celebrate his birthday on the nightclub's opening weekend on March 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 07: Singer Justin Bieber attends the 17th NRJ Music Awards ceremony at Palais des Festivals on November 7, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Justin Bieber and Corey Gamble are seen in Beverly Hills, Ca on January 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Light Brigade/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

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