Golden Globes: 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' Lady Gaga and Sandra Oh Win on Social Media
Also popular on Facebook and Twitter: Taylor Swift and Idris Elba presenting best original score and best song, as well as A Star is Born's victory in the latter category, and wins by Alfonso Cuaron and Regina King.
Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody and The Kominksy Method were among the biggest winners at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, though Lady Gaga, Sandra Oh and Rami Malek won over social media.
Bohemian Rhapsody's win in the best motion picture, drama category was the most tweeted-about moment of the night, according to Twitter. During the acceptance speech, producer Graham King praised Malek's "unbelievable performance" as Freddie Mercury before he dedicated the award to Mercury himself. "Thank you for showing us the power of embracing your true self," he said. "This one is for you."
Oh's victory in the best actress in a drama TV series followed as the No. 2 most popular moment on Twitter. The co-host won for her role in Killing Eve. She made history as the first actress of Asian descent to win in the category since Yoko Shimada's win during the 1981 show for Shogun.
The third-most-tweeted moment was when Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt accepted the best original song award for "Shallow," featured in A Star Is Born. Lady Gaga thanked co-star and director Bradley Cooper during the acceptance speech. "He was incredible as a director and I loved working with him and he made me a better actress," she said. "But what we are really excited to be on this stage for is how much he believed in this song as a vehicle for storytelling."
Malek's win in the best actor in a motion picture, drama category was the No. 4 most tweeted moment of the night. The actor thanked Queen during his acceptance speech. "Of course, to Queen. To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity remains in the world. And to Freddie Mercury, this is for you," he said.
Taylor Swift and Idris Elba's role as presenters was the No. 5 most tweeted moment. The Cats co-stars presented the best original score and best original song categories during the show.
Lady Gaga was the most tweeted-about star of the night, while Oh, Malek, Amy Adams and Christian Bale were also popular topics of conversation among Twitter users.
A Star Is Born, which only won in the best original song category, was the most tweeted-about film of the evening. Roma, Bohemian Rhapsody, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Green Book followed as the most tweeted-about films.
On the TV front, Killing Eve was the most tweeted-about show. The Good Place earned the second most tweets, while Sharp Objects, The Americans and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story followed.
The popular topics of conversation on Facebook were similar to those that dominated on Twitter. Malek's win was the most popular subject on Facebook, while Oh's victory earned the No. 2 spot.
Alfonso Cuaron's win in the best director for a motion picture category for Roma scored the No. 3 spot on Facebook. "Muchas gracias, Mexico," he said while accepting the honor.
Meanwhile, Regina King's acceptance speech for best actress in a supporting role in any motion picture for If Beale Could Talk earned the No. 4 spot. She used the moment to vow that she will help women in the film industry. "I'm going to use my platform to say that in the next two years, everything I produce is going to be 50 percent women," she said during her acceptance speech.
A Star Is Born's victory in the best original song category rounded out the list as the fifth most talked-about moment of the night on Facebook.
Lady Gaga's Valentino "grapemist" gown, which was accessorized with $5 million worth of Tiffany &Co. diamonds, was the most talked-about dress of the night.
Jamie Lee Curtis' icy hair color was the No. 2 fashion moment on Facebook. Other notable looks that earned the attention of Facebook users were Catherine Zeta Jones' green gown and Regina King's pink sequined gown.
Michelle Yeoh earned the No. 5 spot for wearing the massive emerald engagement ring featured in Crazy Rich Asians to the event.
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