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Oscars 2024: The 39 Moments You Need To See From This Year's Awards

Red carpet mishaps, Kenergy and political statements all made this year's Academy Awards a memorable night.

Three TV/movie scenes: two actors singing into a microphone, a woman holding an award, a shirtless man covered by a sign

Of course, for even the most devoted of film fans, the idea of staying up all night to follow the action live can be a little off-putting, meaning lots of us might miss the annual ceremony.

Fortunately for you, we were following the whole thing as it happened, and we’ve rounded up 39 of the night’s stand-out moments.

Here’s what you missed at the 2024 Oscars...

1. Vanessa Hudgens debuted a pregnancy bump – announcing that she’s pregnant with her first child! 

Pregnant celebrity in a fitted black dress with hand on her belly at a red carpet event

2. Poor Liza Koshy... The collective ‘OHHHHHH’

Liza Koshy takes a tumble on the #Oscars red carpet. pic.twitter.com/z5lbx38CJ4

— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) March 10, 2024

3. America Ferrara and Billie Eilish together are the duo we never knew we needed 

Billie Eilish in a black suit, next to Salma Hayek in a sparkling dress at an event

4. Liza wasn’t the only one being clumsy on the carpet... sorry Kirsten!

Kirsten Dunst accidentally bumps into an Oscar statuette before taking photos on the carpet with Jesse Plemons. https://t.co/qxqSOgif3j pic.twitter.com/iTMEYL3bn3

— Variety (@Variety) March 10, 2024

5. America Ferrara’s team handed out the most beautiful Barbie-coded gifts

“It is literally impossible to be a woman.”

America Ferrera's team is handing out #Barbie-themed temporary tattoos on the #Oscars red carpet https://t.co/qxqSOgif3j pic.twitter.com/pSElR4OFXC

— Variety (@Variety) March 10, 2024

6. Meanwhile Poor Things star Ramy Youssef and Billie Eilish both wore Artists for Ceasefire pins 

Ramy Youssef wears an Artists for Ceasefire pin to the #Oscars: “We’re calling for an immediate, permanent ceasefire in Gaza. We’re calling for peace and lasting justice for the people of Palestine.” | Variety On the Carpet presented by @DIRECTV https://t.co/qxqSOgif3j pic.twitter.com/yyM7HzpVdZ

— Variety (@Variety) March 10, 2024
Billie Eilish at an event wearing a black suit with a white shirt and a red floral accessory

7. Ncuti Gatwa losing his cool when seeing America Ferrara (stars, they’re just like us).

Ncuti Gatwa talks about being Doctor Who — and geeks out about America Ferrera, who is being interviewed next to him. | Variety On the Carpet presented by @DIRECTV https://t.co/qxqSOgif3j pic.twitter.com/whXSAwZxK0

— Variety (@Variety) March 10, 2024


And they look GOOD pic.twitter.com/KKaDAlP59r

— 𝕯𝖎𝖑𝖉𝖔 𝕭𝖆𝖌𝖌𝖎𝖓𝖘 (@EmmaTolkin) March 10, 2024

The ‘GODZILLA MINUS ONE’ team are wearing Godzilla-themed shoes for today’s #Oscar red carpet. pic.twitter.com/ou4XUCAtET

— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) March 10, 2024

9. Ariana Grande. Full stop.

Woman in elegant strapless gown poses by Oscar statuette

10. Who then got VERY excited to see Michelle Yeoh (quite rightly).

ariana reacts to seeing michelle yeoh on the red carpet 😭 #oscars pic.twitter.com/8VYcw3pjPD

— Ariana Grande Today ☀️ (@ArianaToday) March 10, 2024

11. A round of applause for Anatomy Of A Fall star, Sandra Huller

she hails from the quaint german village called cüntenserven pic.twitter.com/wZMbqlVZE7

— ayeza (@tdkledger) March 10, 2024

12. Danielle Brooks has 26 crystals on each of her nails because she’s the 26th black woman to be nominated in the best supporting actress category.

Person posing on red carpet in an elegant off-the-shoulder gown with earrings

13. Let’s get to the ceremony itself and this shot of our fave icon Messi.

Messi in the audience at the #Oscars.

— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 10, 2024

14. Crying within seconds watching Da’vine Joy Randolph win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Da'Vine Joy Randolph wins the Oscar for Actress in a Supporting Role. | #Oscars https://t.co/UNgGySGz3r pic.twitter.com/AJ7xyA2tQI

— Variety (@Variety) March 10, 2024

“For so long I’ve wanted to be different, and now I’m thankful to be myself” ❤️ So unbelievably happy for Da’Vine!#Oscars pic.twitter.com/tC1zIBPilY

— Serena (@SerenaSeghedoni) March 10, 2024

Paul Giamatti crying as Da'Vine Joy Randolph wins her #Oscars — that's the friend we all deserve pic.twitter.com/ukr7Qt1qlM

— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) March 10, 2024

15. And five icons presented the award.

Four women on stage at an awards show, each holding a trophy, with elegant evening wear

16. Billie Eilish performed ‘What Was I Made For’ while wearing an outfit that paid homage to Barbie creator Ruth Handler

Billie Eilish performing on stage in a textured black suit with a bow tie

17. John Cena presenting the award for Best Costume Design... naked.

John Cena walks onto the #Oscars stage. https://t.co/UNgGySGz3r pic.twitter.com/zPrsl5oiCy

— Variety (@Variety) March 11, 2024

John Cena at the #Oscars stage. pic.twitter.com/735IsDTbC3

— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 11, 2024

Margot Robbie reacting to John Cena at the #Oscars pic.twitter.com/ejeoh0QdFe

— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 11, 2024

What you didn't see on TV: John Cena's quick change. pic.twitter.com/h9tXdZXd1g

— Vulture (@vulture) March 11, 2024

18. This entire Emily Blunt and Ryan Gosling bit

"I'm just happy we can finally put this Barbenheimer rivalry behind us." Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt joke on stage at the #Oscars. https://t.co/UNgGySGz3r pic.twitter.com/QAXcIeeZ9W

— Variety (@Variety) March 11, 2024

19. Danny Devito versus Michael Keaton over Batman Returns

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito confront Batman at the #Oscars pic.twitter.com/TimtCRXMyW

— Vulture (@vulture) March 11, 2024

Danny DeVito confronting Michael Keaton at the #Oscars2024 over Batman Returns with Arnold Schwarzenegger by his side is my everything. 🥹 #Oscars

— Stephen Patterson (@mr_sjpatterson) March 11, 2024

20. Even more Messi.

Messi applauding Robert Downey Jr. at the #Oscars. pic.twitter.com/festlmnDLq

— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) March 11, 2024

21. More iconic behaviour from the Godzilla team

the godzilla team taking a bunch of godzilla toys onstage….. i love them pic.twitter.com/3ma2Gvf3L0

— zach silberberg (@zachsilberberg) March 11, 2024

22. I can’t quite believe I’m writing this but... oh to be an ashtray at the Oscars?

Framing this photo of Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemmons in the #Oscars smoking section with Justine Treit, Swann Arlaud, and Sophie Mas pic.twitter.com/ihNerO042X

— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) March 10, 2024

23. This incredibly important speech from Mstyslav Chernov, Michelle Mizner and Raney Aronson-Rath as they accept the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature Film for 20 Days in Mariupol.

"Probably I will be the first director on this stage who will say I wish I never made this film."

Mstyslav Chernov, Michelle Mizner and Raney Aronson-Rath accept the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature Film for "20 Days in Mariupol."#Oscars#Oscars2024https://t.co/X7unxQW0XY pic.twitter.com/RRuTIn1pYT

— ABC News (@ABC) March 11, 2024

24. Hope you’re geared up for all things Ken because THAT PERFORMANCE? MY GOODNESS.

Ryan Gosling performing “I’m Just Ken” at the #Oscars pic.twitter.com/g7OZiQY25z

— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 11, 2024

25. We got an Emma Stone and Ryan reunion.

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling at the #Oscars pic.twitter.com/B2GKXgnRfg

— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 11, 2024

26. Margot Robbie absolutely losing it at Ryan’s performance