Top 10 Awkward Award Show Moments

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These award show moments are just plain awkward and uncomfortable. For this list, we’re taking a look at cringe-worthy, strange, and infamous moments from televised award shows. Our list includes moments such as Michael Jackson’s Birthday Award, when the wrong Best Picture award was announced at the Oscars, when James Franco Silences Tommy Wiseau, and more. Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the Top 10 Awkward Award Show Moments.

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#10. Morgan Freeman’s Acceptance Speech
#9. Jacqueline Bisset’s Acceptance Speech
#8. Michael Jackson’s Birthday Award
#7. Madonna’s Wardrobe Malfunction
#6. James Franco Silences Tommy Wiseau
#5. Ronnie Wood Throws His Drink at Brandon Block
#4. Adele Dazeem
#3, 2, 1: ???

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47 thoughts on “Top 10 Awkward Award Show Moments”

  1. Jared Leto flirting with Amy Lee when they were presenting at the MTV Awards together is one of the most akward things I have ever seen in my life. You could clearly see she was weirded out by it espeacially because he kept talking about making love and giving her hints even though she was engaged at the time. Nonetheless she worked through it like a boss.

  2. 08:40 Kanye, when the King is talking you just have to stfu. Beck, best music artist of the last 20 years ladies and gentlemen, and Kanye, biggest tosser in the industry ever.

  3. Who would've thought that of the two presidents who hated on Kanye's Swift moment, the one he'd become besties with would be Trump. I guess crazies stick together.

  4. Awww I feel bad for Michael when everyone’s pulling the piss and it wasn’t his fault 😂 Bless he’s definitely the winner of that non existent award tho lol..

  5. I've never seen performance where Madonna fell, that is hilarious !!!😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  6. Jeremy Renner referring to boobs as Golden Globes was the THIRD time somebody used that joker at the awards show. Both Joan Crawford & Better Midler did in years past.

  7. Missing 2 big ones: 1974, a streaker ran on stage. Host David Niven joked about it saying the only laugh the man will ever get is by stripping down and showing off his shortcomings. 😂

    In 1973, Marlon Brando won the best actor Oscar for The Godfather, but boycotted the ceremony as a protest to the way native Americans were being potrayed in films. Brando instead sent Apache actress Sacheen Littlefeather to the event, Who gave a brief speech declining the award to a mixed reaction from the audience. Some time later Littlefeather read a 15-page speech to the press Brando had wanted her to initially read, but Sacheen couldnt because of time.

  8. 1. Anna Nicole Smith nodding off just as she was about to herald on Kanye West!
    2. A tie between Elizabeth Taylor and Mariah Carey’s slurry on stage appearances
    3. Haley Berry’s Oscar Win
    4. Jennifer Lawrence’s unsteady gait,
    5. Jarvis Cocker rushing the stage during Michael Jackson’s performance of Earth Song
    6. The shambolic presenting from Samantha Fox and that Fleetwood Mac guy during The 1989 Brit Awards,
    7. Caroline Ahern as Mrs Merton politely asking if there was Charlie in the audience coz everyone backstage keeps asking
    8. Julian Clary’s infamous bit about the Red Box after alleging to have been fisting Norman Lamont
    9. Amy Winehouse withdrawing on stage during her live tour of The Balkans which culminated in her assaulting a fan and, finally, 10. Courtney Love during what she called The Letterman Years which occurred before, during and after her Roast of Pamela Anderson.

  9. Honourable Mentions

    1. Janet Jackson’s Nip Slip
    2. Kanye West rushing the stage indignantly dismayed at Taylor Swift wining a VMA in lieu of Beyoncé
    3. Kanye West overtly stating that George W. Bush didn’t care about black people subsequent to Hurricane Katrina
    4. Angelina Jolie snogging her brother at The Oscars
    5. Michael Jackson dangling baby Blanket out a window
    6. Mariah Carey’s nervous breakdown on Live TV
    7. Madonna’s incessant swearing on Letterman
    8. Boy George first exposing his androgynous image to Middle England/America’s Bible Belt on TOTPs in 1982
    9. Madonna snogging both Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera
    10. Rosie O’Donnell going toe to toe with Elizabeth Hasselback

  10. “Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" personalities than those who just let them slide.” In other words, the study showed that people who are jerks tend to correct people cause they don’t have good people skills. Someone who doesn’t correct you because they understood what you said, are people who come off more compassionate and less picky on others. I am so glad that study was made… cause even someone like doesn’t need to see the data for this. She was a lovely person…but when she dated that ex of her… she became a bigger asshole LOL

  11. Jeremy renner has done amazing considering the fact he has one facial expression, u know, that look of pained constipation..

  12. Madonna's cape incident tho 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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