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Golden Globes 2020 | The Winners

Netflix and Awkwafina stole the show and made Golden Globes History.

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The winner list for Golden Globes 2020, hosted by comedian Ricky Gervais is out now and it was accompanied by a mention of Australian Wildfire and women’s rights by the winners. Streaming giant Netflix stole the show with 34 nominations and The Farewell’s Awkwafina(Billi) also makes Golden Globes history at the star-studded event. The award show took place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California.

Who landed on the Golden Globes 2020 Winner list?

The prestigious accolade awarded for excellence in Film and Television by the HFPA saw it’s final winners last night. Golden Globes 2020 turns out to be a Netflix dominated night. The online streaming giant rakes in a whopping 34 nods overall across various Film and TV categories. Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, The Two Popes, and Marriage Story were Netflix’s most notable offerings.

Laura Dern takes the best supporting-actress in Scarlett Johansson starer movie. Netflix’s divorce drama got a total of 6 nominations at the award ceremony. Marriage Story and The Irishman were competing Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker and 1917 for the top position. However, Sam Mandes’s 1917 and Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood won in their respective categories.

The award ceremony was memorable for another reason as well. American actress and rapper Nora Lum aka Awkwafina makes Golden Globes history. She becomes the first woman of Asian lineage to win as a lead role and becomes the 6th Asian woman to be nominated in the lead category in the Golden Globes.  Machiko Kyo (1956), Miyoshi Umeki (1961), Yvonne Elliman (1973), and Constance Wu (2018) and Hailee Steinfeld are the only ones before Awkwafina. The 31-year-old actress, Awkwafina, calls The Farewell director Lulu Wang her mentor and also dedicates the Golden Globe 2020 to her father in a comic fashion.

I told you I’d get a job, Dad.

Who else Stole the Globes?

Other notable wins of the award ceremony include the likes of Renee Zellweger, Taron Egerton, Brad Pitt, Hildur Guðnadóttir and Michelle Williams.

Renee Zellweger wins the award for best actress in a motion picture in Judy (Drama). Taron Egerton for best performance in Rocketman (Musical or Comedy). Once Upon a Time’s Brad Pitt takes the Golden Globe home for a best supporting role in any motion picture. Hildur Guðnadóttir for Joker (Best original score) and Michelle Williams for Fosse/Verdon (best performance in a limited TV-series.

Now, we’ve heard about Avenger: Endgame’s road to Oscars but it’s absence at this event was a little surprising. Let’s see if it wins the upcoming Oscars. Dankanator will keep you updated.

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