Viral Moments From the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards That Got Everyone Talking

Zendaya at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards
Zendaya at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. Photo by David Fisher/Shutterstock for PEOPLE (13385926kt)

The Primetime Emmy Awards returned to LA this week to honor the best TV programs of the past year and gave us some unforgettable moments. Here are four viral moments that got everyone talking by the end of the night.

Zendaya’s Second Win

We can count on Zendaya’s fans to make everything she does go viral, and her second Emmy win for Euphoria was huge because she made history as the youngest two-time Emmy winner.

Jennifer Coolidge’s Funny Dance

It’s pretty annoying when award show producers try to play you off during your acceptance speech, and Jennifer Coolidge dealt with it by dancing to the music—and it went viral in the process.

Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Acceptance Speech

From singing a part of her speech to sending a powerful message of hope and perseverance to everyone watching, Abbott Elementary’s Sheryl Lee Ralph gave us an amazing acceptance speech that this year’s ceremony will be remembered by.

Quinta Brunson’s Speech

Ralph’s co-star Quinta Brunson’s acceptance speech was also one of the Emmy’s most memorable moments, but for all the wrong reasons. Jimmy Kimmel was on the floor during her speech and promoted backlash for stealing her spotlight, but Brunson said that this comedic bit didn’t bother her that much.