On 5th January 2020, the 77th Golden Globe Awards honouring the best films and television of calendar year 2019 was held at Beverly Hills, California in the USA (United States of America). English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, director, producer, and musician Ricky Gervais hosted the ceremony for the fifth time. The highlights in brief are as follows:77th Golden Globe Awards:
i.Film with most awards: The film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood won the most awards for the ceremony with three, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. In television, Succession, Fleabag, and Chernobyl were the most awarded, with two awards each.
ii.Cecil B. DeMille Award: American actor and filmmaker Thomas Jeffrey Hanks familiarly known as Tom Hanks won the Cecil B. DeMille Award for 2019. The Cecil B. DeMille Award is an honorary award bestowed for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment in memory of its first recipient, director Cecil B. DeMille.
iii.Carol Burnett Award: American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer Ellen Lee DeGeneres won the Carol Burnett Award for 2019. The Carol Burnett Award is an honorary award given for outstanding and lasting contributions to television on or off the screen and is named in honor of its first recipient, actress Carol Burnett.
iv.Golden Globe Ambassadors: The Golden Globe Ambassadors for the year 2019 were Dylan Brosnan and Paris Brosnan. The Golden Globe Ambassador, until 2017 known as Miss Golden Globe or Mr. Golden Globe, is the young person who assists in the annual Golden Globe Awards presentations by handing out trophies to the winners and escorting them off stage.
The Complete list of Winners – Films
|Best Motion Picture – Drama||1917|
|Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy||Once Upon a Time in Hollywood|
|Best Actor – Drama||Joaquin Phoenix for “Joker”|
|Best Actress – Drama||Renée Zellweger for “Judy”|
|Best Actor – Musical or Comedy||Taron Egerton for “Rocketman”|
|Best Actress – Musical or Comedy||Awkwafina for “The Farewell”|
|Best Supporting Actor||Brad Pitt for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”|
|Best Supporting Actress||Laura Dern for “Marriage Story”|
|Best Director||Sam Mendes for “1917”|
|Best Screenplay||Quentin Tarantino for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”|
|Best Original Score||Hildur Guðnadóttir for “Joker”|
|Best Original Song||“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” (by Elton John, Bernie Taupin) in “Rocketman”|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Missing Link|
|Best Foreign Language Film||Parasite (South Korea)|
The Complete List of Winners – Television
|Best Television Series – Drama||Succession|
|Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy||Fleabag|
|Best Actor – Drama||Brian Cox for “Succession”|
|Best Actress – Drama||Olivia Colman for “The Crown”|
|Best Actor – Musical or Comedy||Ramy Youssef for “Ramy”|
|Best Actress – Musical or Comedy||Phoebe Waller-Bridge for “Fleabag”|
|Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Russell Crowe for “The Loudest Voice”|
|Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||Michelle Williams for “Fosse/Verdon”|
|Best Supporting Actor – Miniseries or Television Film||Stellan Skarsgård for “Chernobyl”|
|Best Supporting Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||Patricia Arquette for “The Act”|
|Best Miniseries or Television Film||Chernobyl|
Golden Globe Awards: The Golden Globe Awards are bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). The Aim of the Awards is to recognize the excellence in films and television both domestic and foreign. The Eligibility Period for the Golden Globe Award for a calendar year is 1st January to 31st December.
- The First Golden Globe Award- 1944.
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