Every year, fans and stars from all over the world meet on Twitter to celebrate one of the biggest nights in entertainment, the @MTV Video Music Awards. This year’s show was hosted by @KatyPerry, and with performances by stars like @KendrickLamar and @Pink, and video debuts including @TaylorSwift13’s #LWYMMDvideo, there was lots to talk about.
Here are the most Tweeted moments of the night (globally, three hours before, and during the broadcast):
Of all of the celebrity performers, presenters, and attendees, here’s a look at the most Tweeted about people of the night (globally, three hours before, and during the broadcast):
This year, in addition to broadcasting a live red carpet pre-show on Twitter, for the first time, fans had the opportunity to slide into @MTV’s DMs to vote for the Best New Artist category, presented by Taco Bell. By sending a Direct Message to @MTV, fans could vote and share their top pick in an interactive experience. Twitter votes decided this year’s Best New Artist, and the award went to Khalid (@thegreatkhalid).
Artists Tweeted before, during, and after the #VMAs. See below for some of the many red carpet Tweets:
As the show aired, celebs in the audience and stars who watched from home joined the live conversation happening on Twitter. From Tweets about @KendrickLamar’s performance:
To Tweets about @TaylorSwift13’s new video debut:
To Tweets about @Pink’s performance and acceptance speech:
As always, stars took to Twitter to celebrate their wins, congratulate their peers, and thank their fans: