Which Moments, Artists Kept Facebook, Twitter Humming During the 60th Annual Grammy Awards?

More than 27,000 tweets Sunday night mentioned ‘white rose’

Madison Square Garden in New York, site of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards
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The 60th Annual Grammy Awards were handed out at Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday night, and Twitter and Facebook were humming along.

The most-tweeted-about moment during the Grammys was the end of the performance by Kesha, leading into Camila Cabello’s introduction of U2.

Meanwhile, Bruno Mars taking home the statue for record of the year for 24K Magic topped Facebook.

Several artists wore white roses on the red carpet Sunday evening to show their commitment to the Time’s Up campaign against sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace—including Rita Ora, Odesza and Khalid—and Twitter said more than 27,000 tweets Sunday night mentioned “white rose.”

Meanwhile, Facebook reported more than 5 million views for its livestream of Grammys Live From the Red Carpet, hosted by Quddus on the red carpet and Ted Stryker backstage and featuring celebrities including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ben Platt, Common, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Logic, Luis Fonsi, Maren Morris, Portugal. The Man, Reba McEntire, Rick Ross and Rita Ora.

The five most-tweeted-about moments during Sunday night’s event were:

  1. Kesha’s performance ends and Camila Cabello introduces U2
  2. Alessia Cara wins best new artist
  3. Bruno Mars wins album of the year for 24K Magic
  4. Ed Sheeran wins best pop solo performance
  5. Elton John and Miley Cyrus perform Tiny Dancer

Meanwhile, the five most-discussed moments on Facebook were:

  1. Bruno Mars wins record of the year for 24K Magic
  2. Lady Gaga performing Joanne and Million Reasons
  3. Kendrick Lamar opens the show with Bono and The Edge from U2 and Dave Chappelle, performing XXX and King’s Dead
  4. Elton John and Miley Cyrus perform Tiny Dancer
  5. Patti LuPone reprising her 1981 Grammy performance of Don’t Cry for Me Argentina in a tribute to the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber

The most-tweeted-about stars Sunday night were:

  1. Camila Cabello
  2. Lady Gaga
  3. Lana Del Rey
  4. SZA
  5. Miley Cyrus

And the most-tweeted-about songs were:

  1. Despacito
  2. Humble
  3. Million Reasons
  4. Finesse
  5. Joanne

Finally, Twitter shared some of its favorite tweets from the red carpet: