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These were the top 10 Oscar moments that no one could stop talking about

Top 10 Oscar Moments 2016

With all the controversy swirling around the Academy Awards this weekend, there was no telling how the actual show would pan out. As it turns out, that controversy didn’t do much to bring attention to the ceremony, as ABC managed to garner some of the worst viewing figures in nearly a decade. But despite all of that, there were still plenty of great moments that have since gone viral, and marketing insight company Amobee Brand Intelligence has collected the top 10. 

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By analyzing Twitter throughout the show, Amobee was able to determine which moments were striking a chord with the audience. Here’s the top 10 list they came up with, as shared by Business Insider on Monday afternoon:

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio finally winning an Oscar for The Revenant
  2. Chris Rock diving head first into the #OscarsSoWhite controversy
  3. Lady Gaga’s performance of “Til It Happens To You” from The Hunting Ground
  4. Stacey Dash awkwardly wishing the crowd a happy Black History Month
  5. Sam Smith’s performance of “Writing’s On The Wall” from Spectre
  6. The Weeknd’s performance of “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey
  7. The Revenant director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s acceptance speech
  8. Brie Larson’s acceptance speech for Room
  9. Mark Rylance beating out Sylvester Stallone for Best Supporting Actor
  10. Jacob Tremblay being ridiculously cute throughout the whole show

These were the moments that stood out to the audience watching at home. Not many surprises here — Leo on top, Chris Rock following closely behind and an array of musical performances stealing the spotlight for the rest of the show.

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.