While the 2015 GRAMMY Awards aired on TV tonight, artists and fans around the world flocked to Twitter to celebrate music’s biggest night in real time.
Ahead of tonight’s big show, performers brought their followers to the red carpet and beyond. For instance, GRAMMY nominees @Pharrell, @samsmithworld, @Usher and @ImCharlieWilson hosted a series of Twitter Q&As to build anticipation prior to the show.
@PeopleMag’s Kicks Cam filmed real-time six-second Vine videos of celebs’ fancy red carpet footwear.
@TheGRAMMYs also posted additional Vine videos to give fans an exclusive look at this year’s best red carpet fashion.
Here are the moments that sparked the top Tweets-per-minute (TPM) peaks:
- @Beck wins Album of the Year and @KanyeWest jumps on stage (…again)
- @Madonna performs
- @samsmithworld wins his fourth GRAMMY for Record of the Year
Throughout the night, some stars captured their fans’ attention, big time. Here’s our ranking of tonight’s most Tweeted-about celebs:
Nominees and A-list attendees also used Twitter to capture their best backstage moments.
And as the show aired, all kinds of celebrity fans Tweeted their reactions to the show as they joined the #GRAMMYs party from home.
And finally, here are the night’s top five most-Retweeted Tweets.
Till next time!
*all data based on east coast telecast of GRAMMY Awards