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#MissUniverse coronation gets over 34.6 million tweets

The excitement of Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (@PiaWurztbach) victory at the 2015 Miss Universe was once again felt when the Miss Universe got hosted in the Philippines. 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. Everyone was tuned in to Twitter to see what happened with #6thMissUniverse including myself. I don’t normally watch Miss Universe but I could not ignore the tweets.

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 event – the 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.

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.

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



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.

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