61st Annual Grammy Awards: BTS Topped Twitter While Alicia Keys Led Facebook Chatter

The Korean boy band also topped the list of tweeted-about celebrities

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards were handed out at Los Angeles' Staples Center Sunday night aimintang/iStock

The most-tweeted-about moment during the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night was Korean boy band BTS presenting the award for Best R&B Album, while Alicia Keys’ performance on two pianos in homage to pianist Hazel Scott was the most-talked-about moment on Facebook.

The most-tweeted-about moments Sunday night were:

  1. BTS presents Best R&B Album
  2. Drake wins Best Rap Song
  3. Post Malone and the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform
  4. Dan + Shay perform
  5. Cardi B wins Best Rap Album

The most-talked-about Grammy moments on Facebook were:

  1. Keys’ tribute to Scott
  2. Diana Ross‘ birthday performance featuring a medley of classics
  3. Cardi B’s performance of her single, Money
  4. Cardi B accepts Best Rap Album
  5. Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers duo performance

The most-tweeted-about celebrities during the Grammys were:

  1. BTS
  2. Lady Gaga
  3. Camila Cabello
  4. Shawn Mendes
  5. Cardi B
  6. Miley Cyrus
  7. Dolly Parton
  8. Keys
  9. Drake
  10. Ariana Grande

The most-tweeted-about songs were:

  1. Shallow
  2. This Is America
  3. Jolene
  4. Havana
  5. Joanne

Finally, Facebook provided an exclusive livestream, Grammys Live From the Red Carpet, hosted by Cassie DiLaura and Dana Blair and featuring guests including Ángela Aguilar, Brandi Carlile, BTS, Dolly Parton, Florida Georgia Line, H.E.R., Ian Fitchuck, Leon Bridges, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Mark Ronson, Meghan Trainor and Nipsey Hussle.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.