Prince made a surprise appearance on Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the ceremony of the 72nd Golden Globes, held in Hollywood. Presenting the award for Best Original Song the auditorium erupted with applause and whistles as Prince arrived on stage with a silver diamond-studded walking cane to announced the nominees. Prince, who in 2007 was himself a Golden Globe winner for The Song Of The Heart for the movie Happy Feet, presented the award, “But, of course …” to John Legend and Common for the song Glory from the film Selma. Prince’s appearance at the ceremony became the ‘top moment’ of the of the night on social media, which during the telecast of the event saw 2.6 million Twitter posts and 17 million interactions of Facebook relating to the ceremony.
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