Spike Lee accidentally reveals the Palme dOr winner at Cannes Film Festival – Daily Mail

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La La Land named Best Picture instead of Moonlight – Oscars 2017

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced that La La Land had won the Best Picture Award at the Oscars in 2017, instead of Moonlight

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced that La La Land had won the Best Picture Award at the Oscars in 2017, instead of Moonlight

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced that La La Land had won the Best Picture Award at the Oscars in 2017, instead of Moonlight

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced that La La Land had won the Best Picture Award at the Oscars in 2017. 

In a heart-stopping moment, the stars and producers of La La Land were stopped midway through their acceptance speeches and forced to hand their trophies to the stars of Moonlight after they realised their film had not won. 

The terrible end to an otherwise triumphant show left the audience gasping in horror as Beatty revealed he had incorrectly read La La Land as the winner. 

John Travolta pronounces Idina Menzel’s name incorrectly – Oscars 2014

In an amusing turn of events at the 2014 Academy Awards, John Travolta referred to Broadway star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem

In an amusing turn of events at the 2014 Academy Awards, John Travolta referred to Broadway star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem

In an amusing turn of events at the 2014 Academy Awards, John Travolta referred to Broadway star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem

In an amusing turn of events at the 2014 Academy Awards, John Travolta referred to Broadway star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem.

He was introducing the singer for her performance of Frozen’s hit son Let It Go, but he appeared to read the teleprompter incorrectly.

Despite the mishap, Idina did not let the awkward gaffe faze her before she began her performance.

Harry Styles’ ill-timed bathroom break – The BRIT Awards 2014

One Direction were left in an awkward position when Harry Styles went to the loo just before they were announced as the winners of Global Success Award

One Direction were left in an awkward position when Harry Styles went to the loo just before they were announced as the winners of Global Success Award

One Direction were left in an awkward position when Harry Styles went to the loo just before they were announced as the winners of Global Success Award

One Direction were left in an awkward position when Harry Styles went to the loo just before they were announced as the winners of Global Success Award.

Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, and Zayne Malik went up on stage without Harry to accept the award, and he later ran up on stage.

Explaining his absence he said: ‘I’m really sorry, I was having a wee. The toilets are ages away.’

Steve Harvey crowns the wrong Miss Universe – 2015

Miss Universe host Steve Harvey accidentally named Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez as the winner before realising it was Philippines’ Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (R) who had won

Miss Universe host Steve Harvey accidentally named Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez as the winner before realising it was Philippines’ Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (R) who had won

Miss Universe host Steve Harvey accidentally named Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez as the winner before realising it was Philippines’ Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (R) who had won

Miss Universe host Steve Harvey accidentally named Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutiérrez as the winner of the competition before realising it was Philippines’ Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach who had won the prize.

Following the error he said in a Tweet: ‘I’d like to apologize wholeheartedly to Miss Colombia & Miss Philippines for my huge mistake. I feel terrible.’

Jennifer Lawrence falls before accepting her Academy Award – Oscars 2013

When Jennifer Lawrence stepped up to accept her Best Actress gong for The Silver Linings Playbook she tripped up on the stairs and tumbled to the floor

When Jennifer Lawrence stepped up to accept her Best Actress gong for The Silver Linings Playbook she tripped up on the stairs and tumbled to the floor

When Jennifer Lawrence stepped up to accept her Best Actress gong for The Silver Linings Playbook she tripped up on the stairs and tumbled to the floor

When Jennifer Lawrence stepped up to accept her Best Actress gong for The Silver Linings Playbook she tripped up on the stairs and tumbled to the floor.

The star was left red-faced after face-planting on the stairs, but she brushed herself off and walked up the stairs. 

After she was given a standing ovation by the crowd, she joked: ‘You guys are only standing up because I fell and you feel bad.’ 

Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech – VMAs 2009

Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for her Best Female Video award at the VMAs in 2009 was cut short when Kanye West jumped up on stage and grabbed the mic from her

Taylor Swift's acceptance speech for her Best Female Video award at the VMAs in 2009 was cut short when Kanye West jumped up on stage and grabbed the mic from her

Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for her Best Female Video award at the VMAs in 2009 was cut short when Kanye West jumped up on stage and grabbed the mic from her

Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech for her Best Female Video award at the VMAs in 2009 was cut short when Kanye West jumped up on stage and grabbed the mic from her.

Referring to Beyonce’s Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It), he said: ‘Yo, Taylor, I’m really happy for you and I’mma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time.’

The incident sparked a feud between the pair that is still ongoing.

Chris Brown is incorrectly named over Rihanna for award – BET Awards 2011

At the BET Awards, presenter Tiffany Green announced that Chris Brown (pictured performing at the awards) had won the Viewers’ Choice Award instead of Rihanna

At the BET Awards, presenter Tiffany Green announced that Chris Brown (pictured performing at the awards) had won the Viewers’ Choice Award instead of Rihanna

At the BET Awards, presenter Tiffany Green announced that Chris Brown (pictured performing at the awards) had won the Viewers’ Choice Award instead of Rihanna

At the BET Awards, presenter Tiffany Green announced that Chris Brown had won the Viewers’ Choice Award.

However she then revealed that Rihanna was in fact the winner, and Drake took the stage to accept the prize on her behalf.

In a tweet afterwards, she said: ‘The tablet f***in said CHRIS BROWN….the TELEPROMPTER said Rihanna. What the F***??????’

Kevin Hart later revealed that Chris was the intended recipient of the award. 

Michael Keaton mixes up Hidden Figures and Fences – Golden Globes 2017 

During the 2017 Golden Globes awards, Michael mixed up the titles for Hidden Figures and Fences, instead calling it Hidden Figures

During the 2017 Golden Globes awards, Michael mixed up the titles for Hidden Figures and Fences, instead calling it Hidden Figures

During the 2017 Golden Globes awards, Michael mixed up the titles for Hidden Figures and Fences, instead calling it Hidden Figures

During the 2017 Golden Globes awards, Michael mixed up the titles for Hidden Figures and Fences, instead calling it Hidden Figures. 

It wasn’t the first time that the two films, which have all-black lead casts, was mixed up as pre-show host Laura Bush also made the same mistake.

After, Michael said: ‘I screwed the line up. I was nonchalant about it. I actually, now, I totally understand.

‘It makes me feel so badly that people feel badly. If somebody feels badly, that’s all that matters.’ 

Michael Jackson accepts the Artist of the Millennium award – VMAs 2002

In an unfortunate mishap, Michael Jackson took to the stage at the VMAs and accepted an award that doesn’t exist

In an unfortunate mishap, Michael Jackson took to the stage at the VMAs and accepted an award that doesn’t exist.

After Britney Spears had called him her ‘artist of the millennium’ while presenting him with a 44th birthday cake, The late King Of Pop accidentally assumed he was being given a prize with the title.

He gave an awkward acceptance speech, in which he said: ‘When I was a little boy growing up in Indiana if someone told me I’d be getting the Artist of the Millennium award, I’d never have believed it.’ 

Elizabeth Taylor almost messes up Best Picture winner – Golden Globes 2001

While presenting the award for Best Motion Picture Drama, Elizabeth Taylor opened the envelope before naming the nominees but producer Dick Clark stopped her in time

While presenting the award for Best Motion Picture Drama, Elizabeth Taylor opened the envelope before naming the nominees but producer Dick Clark stopped her in time

While presenting the award for Best Motion Picture Drama, Elizabeth Taylor opened the envelope before naming the nominees but producer Dick Clark stopped her in time

While presenting the award for Best Motion Picture Drama, Dame Elizabeth Taylor began opening the envelope before naming the nominees.

As she opened the envelope the crowd yelled in order to stop her.

However, it was only when producer Dick Clark came onstage that he was able to avert the gaffe. 

 

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