89th Annual Academy Awards: Moonlight, Jimmy Kimmel Lead Twitter Chatter

Moonlight winning Best Picture was the most-tweeted-about Oscars moment from Sunday's awards

Twitter revealed the most-tweeted-about moments from The 89th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night. Overall, Moonlight winning Best Picture was the most-tweeted-about Oscars moment, while Jimmy Kimmel tweeting to President Donald Trump came in second.

Here are the top five most-tweeted-about moments from Sunday’s awards:

  1. Moonlight wins Best Picture
  2. Jimmy Kimmel Tweets to President Donald Trump
  3. La La Land is incorrectly announced as Best Picture
  4. Viola Davis wins Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Fences
  5. Emma Stone wins Best Actress in a Leading Role for La La Land

Elsewhere, Twitter also revealed the top five stars that “dazzled on the red carpet:”

  1. Emma Stone
  2. Taraji P. Henson
  3. Ruth Negga
  4. Lin-Manuel Miranda
  5. Dakota Johnson

Next, Twitter ranked the most-tweeted-about movies during the Oscars:

  1. La La Land
  2. Moonlight
  3. Suicide Squad
  4. Moana
  5. Zootopia

Finally, Twitter revealed the top five most-tweeted-about stars at the Oscars:

  1. Jimmy Kimmel
  2. Viola Davis
  3. Emma Stone
  4. Mahershala Ali
  5. Casey Affleck

In addition to revealing these stats, Twitter shared celebrity tweets from Sunday, which featured stars preparing for the Oscars, walking the Red Carpet, congratulating their peers and more.

Image on homepage courtesy of The Academy Twitter account.

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