VH1's 'Hip Hop Honors' Special Spins Nearly 500,000 Tweets

VH1’s music-themed shows struck a chord with Twitter users last night.

The network’s Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens music special was the most tweeted entertainment show of the day, generating 484,000 tweets, according to Nielsen’s daily Twitter TV ratings report. VH1’s Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta finished second with 146,000 tweets, according to Nielsen.

USA’s WWE Monday Night Raw, ABC’s The Bachelorette and Freeform’s The Fosters rounded out the top five most tweeted shows for the day.

ESPN’s 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby telecast was the most social live sports event of the day, garnering 306,000 tweets, according to Nielsen.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.