Oneupweb : Oscars to Take Over Trending Topics

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After the 53rd annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony on Sunday, I came to work Monday morning and immediately logged onto Twitter to see what was the haps.

Before me stood several variations of Esperenza Spaulding on the Trending Topics list: Esperenza Spaulding, #Esperenza, etc. I had never heard of Miss Spaulding before Monday morning—I missed watching the GRAMMYs—but all it took was one click to find out who she was, and now I’m obsessed. She. Is. Awesome.

Anyway, my point is I have a strong feeling that we will see more instances of “Who the @#$% is ______________?” the Monday after the Oscars. Without further ado, I give you my Twitter Trending Topics predictions the Monday after the Academy Awards:

Best Picture
Who will win: The Social Network
Who will Trend on Twitter: Winter’s Bone

Actor in a Leading Role
Who will win: Colin Firth
Who will Trend on Twitter: Colin Firth

Actor in a Supporting Role
Who will win: Geoffry Rush
Who will Trend on Twitter: John Hawkes

Actress in a Leading Role
Who will win: Natalie Portman
Who will Trend on Twitter: Jennifer Lawrence

Actress in a Supporting Role
Who will win: Melissa Leo
Who will Trend on Twitter: Hailee Steinfeld and Melissa Leo

What do you think of my predictions? Am I on the right track? Tell me what you think in the comments section below.

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