Her performance of Lemonade was the most tweeted moment during the VMAs, and she was the night’s most mentioned celebrity.
Luciano Ibias, who works on U.S. media partnerships for Twitter, said in a blog post that the most tweeted about moments from three hours prior to Sunday night’s broadcast through the end were:
- Beyoncé finishes performing Lemonade.
- Kanye West debuts his new video for Fade.
- Rihanna accepts the Vanguard Award.
- West gives a speech about the Famous video and says, “I see you, Amber,” to Amber Rose in the crowd.
- Rihanna performs for the second time.
And the most-tweeted-about people Sunday night were:
Readers: Did you engage on Twitter during the VMAs Sunday night?
— Rihanna (@rihanna) August 29, 2016
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) August 28, 2016
— THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) August 28, 2016
— Jack Garratt (@JackGarratt) August 28, 2016