The 69th Golden Globe Awards – Winners

Its a common trend to have separate award functions for Television and Film awards.  But here we have The Golden Globe Award recognizes excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.It is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).The 1st Golden Globe Awards were held in January 1944 at the 20th Century Fox studios in Los Angeles. The 69th Golden Globe Awards, were presented today in Beverly Hills, California, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Its been present there since 1961.
Some say that these awards are considered to be the dress rehearsals for the Orcars. These awards lay the foundation and the buzz around the Orcars. But none the less, Golden Globes do have a special place in the Film and Television Industry.

It was a intense competition between the amazing stars that were in the race to win the awards. The most talked about category was Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, there were some amazing actors that were nominated. Which included George Clooney (The Descendants ), Leonardo DiCaprio (J. Edgar) and Brad Pitt (Moneyball). Also the same amount of action was expected in the catehory of Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, which included amazing actors like  Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) and Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). The Best Animated Feature Film catageory also had some wonderful movies in the race like, The Adventures of Tintin , Arthur Christmas, Cars 2, Puss in Boots and Rango.

You might ask what about the television Awards, well here you go. The most intense category was Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy. This category had some big names in the television industry. Comprising of Matt LeBlanc, Johnny Galecki fromThe Big Bang, and David Duchovny from Californication . Also the Best Series awards were something to watch out for, with amazing nominations like, Homeland ,American Horror Story, Boardwalk Empire, Boss, and Game of Thrones.
I know you must be eagerly waiting to know who the winners are. Will not keep you waiting for long, here’s a complete list of all the Golden Globe winners.
FILM
— Best Picture, Drama: “The Descendants.”
— Best Picture, Musical or Comedy: “The Artist.”
— Best Actor, Drama: George Clooney, “The Descendants.”
— Best Actress, Drama: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady.”
— Best Director: Martin Scorsese, “Hugo.”
— Best Actor, Musical or Comedy: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist.”
— Best Actress, Musical or Comedy: Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn.”
— Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners.”
— Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help.”
— Best Foreign Language: “A Separation.”
— Best Animated Film: “The Adventures of Tintin.”
— Best Screenplay: Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris.”
— BestOriginal Score: Ludovic Bource, “The Artist.”
— Best Original Song: “Masterpiece” (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry), “W.E.”
TELEVISION
—Best Drama: “Homeland,” Showtime.
— Best Musical or Comedy: “Modern Family,” ABC.
— Best Actor, Drama: Kelsey Grammer, “Boss.”
— Best Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, “Homeland.”
— Best Actress, Musical or Comedy: Laura Dern, “Enlightened.”
— Best Actor, Musical or Comedy: Matt LeBlanc, “Episodes.”
— Best Miniseries or Movie: “Downton Abbey (Masterpiece),” PBS.
— Best Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Kate Winslet, “Mildred Pierce.”
— Best Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Idris Elba, “Luther.”
— Best Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story.”
— Best Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Peter Dinklage, “Game of Thrones.”

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