#65thMissUniverse Coronation Event Sparked a Global Conversation on Twitter with Over 34.6 Million Tweets

After the historic and buzzworthy win of Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (@PiaWurztbach) at the 2015 Miss Universe, the pageant is back again this year and got people excited. Hosted by none other than Steve Harvey (@IAmSteveHarvey), the 2016 Miss Universe coronation event was held at the SM Mall of Asia in the Philippines. People from all over the world had their eyes on Twitter to see what happened with #65thMissUniverse.

From the contestants’ beautiful gowns to the unique national costumes; fans all over the world turned to Twitter to spark up the conversation. There were more than 34.6 million-related Tweets exchanged during the coronation eventthe highest Tweet volume for an entertainment event during the live show.


But more than anything, it was Iris Mittenaere (@IrisMittenaereO) who was ultimately crowned as the #65thMissUniverse. This young beauty from France has been pursuing dentistry and loves to cook.


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/MissUniverse/status/825903069896523777


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/CorinneComan/status/825901538841358336


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/LaetitiaBleger/status/825952915043008512


Here are the most Tweeted about contestants during the coronation event:



Below are the top 5 moments during the live coronation event:


The event also marked the final walk of @PiaWurztbach on stage as the crown holder of Miss Universe. Filipinos shared their thoughtful messages on Twitter, thanking Pia for bringing honor and pride to the Philippines.


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/iamsuperbianca/status/825899538355363840


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/shar_sanpedro/status/825902304410759168


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/TheseDamnWords/status/825903786975637509


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/mrsummerpurns/status/826045956470628357


Filipinos also Tweeted out their big support to Maxine Medina (@maxinemedina) even though her journey ended in the Top 6 round of the pageant.


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/PiaWurtzbach/status/826225777268097024


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/miriamq/status/825897209132560385


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/annecurtissmith/status/825895315014160384


Embedabble Tweet: https://twitter.com/DauntlessJaDine/status/825906159185862657


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/richardjuan/status/825914604421214208


Many local and international personalities also shared their thoughts and opinions about the result of the Miss Universe pageant. More Tweets can also be seen in this Twitter Moments: https://twitter.com/i/moments/825598159409647616.


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/MsLeaSalonga/status/825895898731335680


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/erwanheussaff/status/825920555807174656


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/Its_Shella/status/825902423327780864


Embeddable Tweet: https://twitter.com/MYoongi_0309/status/825872864599367680


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