How tonight’s #GoldenGlobes unfolded on Twitter

Monday, 12 January 2015

This evening, the biggest TV and film stars gathered to celebrate the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes). While dozens of celebrities shared their fashion choices on the red carpet as well as their experiences in the audience, viewers were busy expressing their reactions on Twitter.

Throughout the telecast (8-11 p.m. ET), there were 2.6 million Tweets related to the show globally.

Of course, many viewers who tune in for the #GoldenGlobes watch simultaneously with millions more on Twitter, sharing their congratulations, reactions to acceptance speeches and commentary on the hosts. Here are the moments that drove the most conversation:

  1. “Glory” (@SelmaMovie) wins Best Original Song
  2. Matt Bomer (@MattBomer) wins Best Supporting Actor in a Mini-Series for “The Normal Heart”
  3. Billy Bob Thornton (@FargoFX) wins Best Actor in a Mini-Series

Through the wins and the upsets, fans viewing the action Tweeted to root for their favorites. Here are the most-Tweeted-about talent from the evening:

  1. Amy Poehler
  2. Tina Fey
  3. George Clooney

While the @goldenglobes celebrate the best of a year’s worth of television and film, there’s no denying the significant role that fashion plays. As the red carpet zone was flooded with glitz and gowns, people watching felt compelled to chime in with their favorite (and least favorite) looks. Here are the most-Tweeted-about celebrities from the red carpet:

  1. Amy Adams
  2. Jennifer Lopez
  3. Amal Clooney

And fashion-watchers could also follow several accounts that were Tweeting close-ups and memorable moments. Here are some Tweets from the @TodayShow Vine 360 Booth, @AccessHollywood’s “Kick Cam,” and a GIF booth from the red carpet:

Perhaps not surprisingly, many of the most-Tweeted photos of the night showcased some of the evening’s buzziest fashions. Here’s an interactive grid showcasing the most-shared photos:

How tonight’s #GoldenGlobes unfolded on Twitter

With the Golden Globes now behind us, we rush headlong to the Oscars in February. Meanwhile, enjoy a selection of tonight’s most noteworthy Tweets:

Twitter TV Activity and Reach data for the U.S. market will be available here tomorrow from Nielsen (@NielsenSocial).