On Sunday, January 26, 2020, music fans around the world waited with bated breath to see which artists, performers, and songwriters would be honored with a golden gramophone at this year’s #GRAMMYs.
One of the music industry's most coveted awards, a nod from the Recording Academy can be life changing, with peer-recognized awards going to everyone from Frank Sinatra to Frank Ocean over the awards’ 60-plus year history. These days fans and artists alike share their awards season reactions on social media. “Any newsworthy moment belongs on Twitter, and the GRAMMY Awards is one of the biggest moments in music,” says Mazen Alawar, managing director of marketing for the Recording Academy.
This year’s big winners included Billie Eilish, Lizzo, and Lil Nas X, and fans, nominees, and performers alike turned to Twitter to share their reactions. From the moment the red carpet was rolled out to the next morning’s news headlines, there were over 10 million Tweets about the event, with some of the most mentioned artists including BTS, Ariana Grande, and Demi Lovato.
Read on to find out how the 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards unfolded on Twitter.