On Sunday January 8th, the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards honored and recognized some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and talents. This night was notably exceptional for multiple Black actors and actresses who took home awards.
Starting with Tracee Ellis Ross, the first African American winner of Best Performance by an Actress in an Television Series in 35 years! Ross won the award for hit comedy Black-ish, on ABC. Talk about #Blackgirlmagic.
Other notable Black winners include Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino for the A&E comedy Atlanta, Viola Davis for her performance in the movie drama Fences, and the film Moonlight, by Barry Jenkins, winning Best Motion Picture- Drama.
Not only were several Black actors, actresses and shows nominated for Golden Globe categories, several won!
Congrats to all the winners of Golden Globe awards!
A complete list of winners is below:
Best Drama Motion Picture: Moonlight
Best picture, comedy, or musical: La La Land
Actress, drama: Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
Actor, drama: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Actress, comedy or musical: Emma Stone, La La Land
Actor, comedy or musical: Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Supporting actress: Viola Davis, Fences
Supporting actor: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, “Nocturnal Animals”
Director: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Screeplay: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land
Animated Film: Zootopia
Foreign language film: Elle
Original score: Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land”
Original song: City of Stars, “La La Land”
Best series, drama: The Crown
Best series, comedy or musical: Atlanta
Best television movie or mini-series: The people v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, FX
Actress, mini-series or television movie: Sarah Paulson, “The Night Manager”
Actor, mini-series or television movie: Tom Hiddleston “The Night Manager”
Actress, drama; Claire Foy, “The Crown”
Actor, drama: Billy Bob Thorton, “Goliath”
Actress, comedy or musical: Tracee Ellis Ross, “Black-ish”
Actor, comedy or musical: Donald Glover, “Atlanta”
Supporting actress: Olivia Colman, “The Night Manager”
Supporting actor: Hugh Laurie, “The Night Manager”
By Tiara Bryant