Grammy night triggers Twitter giggles and growls

Grammy night triggers Twitter giggles and growls
"Taylor Swift is very tall and thin," tweeted Roseanne Barr. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Who is Beck? That was one of the most-asked questions of the night on Twitter after the 44-year-old's win for album of the year. Here's a quick primer: Beck (last name Hansen — no relation to the "MMMBop" musical brothers) is an alternative singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1990s. He's also a Scientologist — something that generated a lot of snark online, given the musician's surprise win. Yes, the telecast may have been a snooze, but the Internet's reaction to it was anything but.

I love @ladygaga. Spoke to her earlier and she mistook me for a waiter. Gotta love the #GRAMMYs. #INeedANewSuit? Aha.


Ed Sheeran

No awards this year, Taylor. Keep dancing in your seat like a kitten distracted by string though.

—Geoffrey Rickly of the band Thursday

FULL COVERAGE: Grammy Awards 2015

Hey @katyperry, Where are the dancing Sharks?

—Larry King

Pharrell is actively disrespecting everyone on the frozen East Coast by wearing shorts in the winter. #howdareyousir

—Neil Patrick Harris

Taylor Swift is very tall and thin.

—Roseanne Barr

Prince is starting to dress like one of my grandmother's friends.

—Billy Eichner

I'm not even sure Beck heard this album. #Grammys

—Mike Birbiglia


Sam Smith is bae

—Ansel Elgort of "The Fault in Our Stars"

Brb off to record Take Me To Temple

—Josh Groban

I wonder whether I'll still be alive when Taylor Swift is president. #Grammy

—Joshua Malina