The live entertainment industry came largely to a halt, but stay-at-home mandates pushed creativity to new heights.
Studios discovered innovative ways to produce and distribute content that was more inclusive.
And when film festivals, fashion weeks, and more evolved with our new normal, it brought us all closer to the art we love.
Ramy Youssef, Golden Globe winner for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, attends the 2020 Walt Disney Company Post-Golden Globe Awards Show celebration at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on 5 January 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Hulu)
Sir David Attenborough opens the Turner and the Thames, Five paintings at the artist's house in Twickenham on 10 January 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston attend the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on 19 January 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner)
Ariana Grande and Lizzo attend the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on 26 January 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
Bong Joon-ho, winner of the Original Screenplay, International Feature Film, Directing, and Best Picture award for Parasite, poses in the press room during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on 9 February 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)
Harry Styles performs for SiriusXM and Pandora in New York City at Music Hall of Williamsburg on 28 February 2020. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend The Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House on 5 March 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
In this photo illustration Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge are seen in conversation with Casterton Primary Academy students via video chat on 9 April 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Actor John Boyega speaks to the crowd during a Black Lives Matter protest in Hyde Park on 3 June 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Musicians from UceLi Quartet, a string quartet, perform Crisantemi by Puccini for an audience made up of 2 292 plants on the first day after the State of Alarm on 22 June 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jordi Vidal/Getty Images)
Johnny Depp arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand on 14 July 2020 in London, England. The American actor Johnny Depp took News Group Newspapers, publishers of The Sun, to court over allegations that he was violent towards his ex-wife, Amber Heard, 34. He lost the case. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
Fashion model Maty poses on the first line prior to LAmour : Jacquemus Spring-Summer 2021 show on 16 July 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II awards Captain Sir Thomas Moore with the insignia of Knight Bachelor at Windsor Castle on 17 July 2020 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
TV personality and drag queen Aquaria performs during Drive N Drag at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall on 17 July 2020 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Ballet students wearing face masks rehearse amidst the coronavirus pandemic on 13 August 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)
Lady Gaga accepts the Best Collaboration award for Rain on Me with Ariana Grande onstage during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast on Sunday, 30 August 2020. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV)
David Blaine performs the stunt Ascension on 2 September 2020 in Page, Arizona. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for YouTube Originals )
Megan Thee Stallion performs onstage during Day 2 of Red Rocks Unpaused 3-Day Music Festival presented by Visible at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on 2 September 2020 in Morrison, Colorado. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Visible)
Travis Scott surprises crew and customers at McDonalds for the launch of the Travis Scott Meal on 8 September 2020 in Downey, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for McDonalds)
Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert attend the 54th Annual CMA Awards at Music City Center on 11 November 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for CMA)