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Why Alicia Keys, Twenty One Pilots and Donald Glover Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week

A “Voice” coach, two musicians from a swing state and FX’s newest auteur got viewers talking passionately on social media over the past week.

The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, a language analytics company that measures emotions around content, for a weekly look at the characters and stars that have TV viewers worked up on social media. The data below covers the past seven days (Oct. 5-11) and is drawn from the most emotionally reacted-to broadcast and cable television shows. Because we — and we’re guessing you — need a break from politics, for the purposes of this analysis we excluded presidential debate-related tweets.

Of the 20,574 (Emotional Reactions) ERs on social media surrounding Monday’s episode of “The Voice” on NBC, 16 percent were prompted by judge/coach Alicia Keys, overshadowing Miley Cyrus (12 percent), Adam Levine (9 percent) and Blake Shelton (9 percent).

Alicia Keys is damn near perfect

— Daddy Dave (@DAV1DLAMONT) October 11, 2016

Alicia keys has a lot of talent AND a beautiful soul. Can’t get enough of her????????

— Brooke Bolin (@BrookeBolin4) October 11, 2016

alicia keys is so beautiful ahhhhh

— erin (@sIytherowan) October 11, 2016

Of the 54,176 ERs on social media surrounding “Saturday Night Live,” 16 percent were prompted by musical guest Twenty One Pilots (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun), a duo that hails from Columbus, Ohio, overshadowing guest host Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton”), who was name-checked in 9 percent of the episode’s ERs.

Twenty One Pilots is on SNL and I couldn’t be happier. Hello Tyler Joseph you sexy beast.

— MikeyG9⃣1⃣1⃣ (@MikeyG911) October 9, 2016

twenty one pilots, my sweet sons, y’all were so good i love you so much

— spooky mom (@nataleedle_) October 9, 2016

To non-Lin fans (how is that possible he’s so cute but okay), turn SNL on right now and see Twenty-one Pilots as musical guest #SNLinManuel

— #SoverymuchwithHer (@reallucialanave) October 9, 2016

Of the 23,967 ERs on social media surrounding Tuesday’s episode of FX’s “Atlanta,” 19 percent name-checked series creator and star Donald Glover (pictured). He plays Earnest “Earn” Marks, a manager in Atlanta’s rap music scene, but as we’ve noted in this space before, viewers seem so aware that “Atlanta” is his baby that they’re more inclined to name-check Glover than the character he plays.

Atlanta is so good. Donald Glover is super talented.

— Sarat Ganapathiraju (@saratnotciroc) October 12, 2016

Donald Glover is a genius. It doesn’t make any sense for someone to be that damn talented.

— Fap Efron (@User_426) October 12, 2016

All Hail Donald Glover. Writing is seriously on point with FX’s #Atlanta .

— J. (@PartyAtJs) October 12, 2016

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