All The Most Cringeworthy Award Show Moments In History

There’s a lot to look forward to when award show season rolls around, like red carpet fashion faux pas and award upsets. Between the Grammys, Golden Globes, Oscars, and everything in between, you can always expect at least one moment to make headlines on the internet the next day for all the wrong reasons.

To celebrate award show season, here are all the most awkward, hilarious, and just plain jaw-dropping moments from award show history.

We’re sure this hilarious moment from the 1974 Oscars would have been trending on Twitter…with a nudity warning.

Kanye West Was Gonna Let Taylor Swift Finish

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Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images

It’s hard to believe it’s been over a decade since Kanye West stormed the stage at the 2009 VMAs and took over Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech. Taylor was in the middle of thanking everyone for her Best Female Video award, but Kanye wanted the world to know “Beyoncé has one of the best videos of all time.”

Taylor looked like she was about to cry, Beyoncé was speechless, and Kanye went down in award show history. He was drinking a bottle of Hennessy on the red carpet, so we should have seen it coming.