“2024 Golden Globe Awards: A Fresh Start and Standout Performances”

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LA News Center: The 2024 Golden Globe Awards Celebrate Excellence in Television and Film

The 2024 Golden Globe Awards, hosted by comedian Jo Koy, took place at the glamorous Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The star-studded event honored the standout performers in television and film. Before the ceremony, celebrities graced the red carpet, setting the stage for an evening of excitement and anticipation.

“Barbie” and “Succession” Lead the Nominations

This year, “Barbie” and “Succession” emerged as frontrunners, receiving nine nominations each. These two productions were tied for the most nominations of any movie or TV show. “Barbie” was a contender for the Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture award but lost to “Poor Things.” On the other hand, “Succession” secured the title of Best Television Drama, with its stars Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, and Matthew MacFadyen taking home acting awards for their exceptional performances in the HBO series.

“2024 Golden Globe Awards: A Fresh Start and Standout Performances”
Matthew Macfayden, Sarah Snook, and Kieran Culkin pose with their Golden Globe awards for their performances on HBO’s “Succession.”

Despite not winning the Best Musical or Comedy Motion Picture award, the team behind “Barbie” didn’t leave empty-handed. The box office hit received a new award for cinematic and box office achievement. Additionally, Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?” won the award for Best Original Song.

“Oppenheimer” Shines in the Drama Category

Another standout production at the Golden Globe Awards was “Oppenheimer,” which received eight nominations, making it the second-most nominated movie or TV show. This film took home the coveted award for Best Drama Motion Picture, triumphing over other notable films such as Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” and Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein biopic “Maestro.” The director of “Oppenheimer,” Christopher Nolan, also received a Golden Globe, along with actors Robert Downey Jr. and Cillian Murphy, and the film’s composer, Ludwig Göransson.

Golden Globe winner Lily Gladstone
Lily Gladstone poses with the award for Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for “Killers of the Flower Moon” in the press room during the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on January 7, 2024.

A Fresh Start for the Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globes marked a new beginning for the prestigious award show. Following a series of scandals, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which used to run the ceremony, disbanded. The Golden Globe assets were then sold to Dick Clark Productions, which had long co-produced the show with the HFPA. This change sets the stage for a revitalized and more inclusive future for the Golden Globes.

The Full List of Nominees and Winners

Here is the complete list of nominees and winners at the 2024 Golden Globe Awards:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph, “The Holdovers” — Winner
  • Emily Blunt, “Oppenheimer”
  • Danielle Brooks, “The Color Purple”
  • Julianne Moore, “May December”
  • Jodie Foster, “Nyad”
  • Rosamund Pike, “Saltburn”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Robert Downey Jr., “Oppenheimer” — Winner
  • Ryan Gosling, “Barbie”
  • Robert DeNiro, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Charles Melton, “May December”
  • William Dafoe, “Poor Things”
  • Mark Ruffalo, “Poor Things”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Ali Wong, “Beef” — Winner
  • Brie Larson, “Lessons in Chemistry”
  • Riley Keough, “Daisy Jones & the Six”
  • Elizabeth Olsen, “Love and Death”
  • Juno Temple, “Fargo”
  • Rachel Weisz, “Dead Ringers”

The 2024 Golden Globe Awards showcased the best of television and film, honoring the exceptional talent and creativity of the industry. The event marked a fresh start for the Golden Globes, setting the stage for a more inclusive and exciting future. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!