Jay-Z's Joke Was Twitter's Top Moment During Grammys
"I would like to thank the swap meet for his hat," Jay-Z jokingly said to singer The-Dream at the end of their acceptance speech for Best Rap Collaboration at the 55th Grammy Awards.
Jay-Z's remark about The-Dream's hat was the highest tweets-per-minute moment of Sunday night's ceremony for east coast viewers from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. ET -- with the show attracting 13.2 million total tweets during that time span.
Top Tweets-Per-Minute Moments
Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean and The-Dream win Best Rap Collaboration: 116,400
Prince announce’s Gotye winning Record of the Year: 109,400
Fun. wins best new artist: 100,600
1. Rihanna, who performed "Stay" with Mikky Ekko and then was part of a Bob Marley tribute with Bruno Mars and Sting
2. Frank Ocean, who performed and won Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best Rap Collaboration
3. Taylor Swift, who opened the show with "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
4. Beyonce, who along with Ellen Degeneres introduced Justin Timberlake's performance
5. Justin Timberlake, who performed at the Grammys for the first time in four years
6. Ed Sheeran, who teamed up with Elton John for a performance