The Golden Globe Awards took place January 13, 2013 and many Twitter users were talking about the awards show live. Twitter’s official blog shared that a total of 3.6 million tweets were sent out during the red carpet press event and the awards show. A total of 4.2 million tweets were sent out over a 24 hour period.
There were several big moments at the Golden Globes. The biggest occurred when Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress in a comedy or musical. Twitter saw a spike of 19,886 tweets per minute. When Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress in a comedy or musical, there were 19,695 tweets per minute.
Our 42nd President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance to introduce Lincoln which was nominated as Best Motion Picture – Drama. His cameo resulted in 18,290 tweets per minute.
While there were a lot of tweets about who won at the Golden Globes, Twitter users also had some fun with the event.
Exhausted after watching only three hours of millionaires congratulate themselves. I don’t know how you NHL fans do it.#goldenglobes
— Mike Morrison (@mikesbloggity) January 14, 2013
I feel so stupid I totally got drunk and forgot to hashtag #goldenglobes on all my Facebook status updates tonight.
— Mikey (@KrunkedRobot) January 14, 2013
Losing the Golden Globe is the second-worst thing to ever happen to Lincoln in a theater.#goldenglobes
— Matt Manser (@mansermatt) January 14, 2013
Pretty cool that P. Diddy has someone there to explain to him who the white people are. #goldenglobes
— Shawn Garrett (@ShawnGarrett) January 14, 2013
Meryl can’t be here because she has Streep Throat. Goodnight! #GoldenGlobes
— Doug Benson (@DougBenson) January 14, 2013
To see the full list of Golden Globe winners, you can go here.