The 89th Oscar Awards were held in Hollywood on February 26, 2017. The most awaited award show in Hollywood was one of the most eventful affair with host Jimmy Kimmel being his hilarious self and making controversial comments. Held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Oscars 2017 saw some stunning artists put up their best face forwards. Jimmy Kimmel made some hilarious digs at the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The host of Jimmy Kimmel Live could not help but call Meryl Streep an “over-rated actress” and dissed Matt Damon throughout the award shows. Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim Man to win an Academy Award

Oscars 2017 saw various first time award winners who created history. Mahershala Ali became the first Muslim to win an Oscar while Viola Davis became the first Black actor to take the golden lady home. The Academy Awards 2017 also saw various immigrants being awarded the prestigious Oscar and had some adorable moments. Various artists came forward and spoke about the importance of tolerance and the role of immigrants in film making. The Oscars began with a phenomenal performance by Justin Timberlake which made the millennial miss their favourite boy band, NSYNC even more. As we celebrate the change that has been brought about at the Oscars 2017, here is the complete winners list at the 89th Academy Awards. Viola Davis just became the first Black woman to win an Oscar, Emmy and a Tony Award

Best Picture

WINNER: Moonlight – Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner

La La Land – Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, and Marc Platt

Arrival – Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Aaron Ryder, and David Linde

Fences – Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, and Todd Black

Hacksaw Ridge – Bill Mechanic and David Permut

Hell or High Water – Carla Hacken and Julie Yorn

Hidden Figures – Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, and Theodore Melfi

Lion – Emile Sherman, Iain Canning, and Angie Fielder

Manchester by the Sea – Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck, and Kevin J. Walsh

Best Director

WINNER: Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Denis Villeneuve – Arrival

Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Best Actor

WINNER: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge as Desmond T. Doss

Ryan Gosling – La La Land as Sebastian Wilder

Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic as Ben Cash

Denzel Washington – Fences as Troy Maxson

Best Actress

WINNER: Emma Stone – La La Land as Mia Dolan

Isabelle Huppert – Elle as Michèle Leblanc

Ruth Negga – Loving as Mildred Loving

Natalie Portman – Jackie as Jackie Kennedy

Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins as Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER: Mahershala Ali – Moonlight as Juandouble-dagger

Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water as Marcus Hamilton

Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea as Patrick Chandler

Dev Patel – Lion as Saroo Brierley

Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals as Detective Bobby Andes

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER: Viola Davis – Fences as Rose Maxson

Naomie Harris – Moonlight as Paula

Nicole Kidman – Lion as Sue Brierley

Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures as Dorothy Vaughan

Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea as Randi

Best Original Screenplay

WINNER: Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan

Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan

La La Land – Damien Chazelle

The Lobster – Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou

20th Century Women – Mike Mills

Best Adapted Screenplay

WINNER: Moonlight – Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney from In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Arrival – Eric Heisserer from “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang

Fences – August Wilson from Fences by August Wilson (posthumous nomination)

Hidden Figures – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi from Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Lion – Luke Davies from A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose

Best Animated Feature Film

WINNER: Zootopia – Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Clark Spencerdouble-dagger

Kubo and the Two Strings – Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner

Moana – John Musker, Ron Clements, and Osnat Shurer

My Life as a Zucchini – Claude Barras and Max Karli

The Red Turtle – Michaël Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki

Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER: The Salesman (Iran) in Persian – Asghar Farhadidouble-dagger

Land of Mine (Denmark) in Danish – Martin Zandvliet

A Man Called Ove (Sweden) in Swedish – Hannes Holm

Tanna (Australia) in Nauvhal – Martin Butler and Bentley Dean

Toni Erdmann (Germany) in German – Maren Ade

Best Documentary

WINNER: O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlowdouble-dagger

Fire at Sea – Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo

I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck, Rémi Grellety, and Hébert Peck

Life, Animated – Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman

13th – Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick, and Howard Barish

Best Documentary – Short Subject

WINNER: The White Helmets – Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

Extremis – Dan Krauss

4.1 Miles – Daphne Matziaraki

Joe’s Violin – Kahane Cooperman and Raphaela Neihausen

Watani: My Homeland – Marcel Mettelsiefen and Stephen Ellis

Best Live Action Short Film

WINNER: Sing – Kristóf Deák and Anna Udvardy

Ennemis intérieurs – Sélim Azzazi

La Femme et le TGV – Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff

Silent Nights – Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson

Timecode – Juanjo Giménez

Best Animated Short Film

WINNER: Piper – Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimerdouble-dagger

Blind Vaysha – Theodore Ushev

Borrowed Time – Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj

Pear Cider and Cigarettes – Robert Valley and Cara Speller

Pearl – Patrick Osborne

Best Original Score

WINNER: La La Land – Justin Hurwitz

Jackie – Mica Levi

Lion – Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka

Moonlight – Nicholas Britell

Passengers – Thomas Newman

Best Original Song

WINNER: “City of Stars” from La La Land – Music by Justin Hurwitz, Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” from La La Land – Music by Justin Hurwitz, Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” from Trolls – Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, and Karl Johan Schuster (Shellback)

“The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story – Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting

“How Far I’ll Go” from Moana – Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Best Sound Editing

WINNER: Arrival – Sylvain Bellemaredouble-dagger

Deepwater Horizon – Wylie Stateman and Renée Tondelli

Hacksaw Ridge – Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright

La La Land – Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan

Sully – Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Best Sound Mixing

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge – Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie, and Peter Gracedouble-dagger

Arrival – Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Claude La Haye

La La Land – Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee, and Steve A. Morrow

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio, and Stuart Wilson

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi –Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Mac Ruth

Best Production Design

WINNER: La La Land – David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wascodouble-dagger

Arrival – Patrice Vermette and Paul Hotte

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Stuart Craig and Anna Pinnock

Hail, Caesar! – Jess Gonchor and Nancy Haigh

Passengers – Guy Hendrix Dyas and Gene Serdena

Best Cinematography

WINNER: La La Land – Linus Sandgren

Arrival – Bradford Young

Lion – Greig Fraser

Moonlight – James Laxton

Silence – Rodrigo Prieto

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

WINNER: Suicide Squad – Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini, and Christopher Nelsondouble-dagger

A Man Called Ove – Eva von Bahr and Love Larson

Star Trek Beyond – Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo

Best Costume Design

WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwooddouble-dagger

Allied – Joanna Johnston

Florence Foster Jenkins – Consolata Boyle

Jackie – Madeline Fontaine

La La Land – Mary Zophres

Best Film Editing

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge – John Gilbert

Arrival – Joe Walker

Hell or High Water – Jake Roberts

La La Land – Tom Cross

Moonlight – Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon

Best Visual Effects

WINNER: The Jungle Book – Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Dan Lemmon

Deepwater Horizon – Craig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington, and Burt Dalton

Doctor Strange – Stephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli, and Paul Corbould

Kubo and the Two Strings – Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean, and Brad Schiff

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel, and Neil Corbould

La La Land cast its spell at the Oscars as well and received accolades for being one of the most successful movies of the year. The Oscars 2017 came to an end with a bang as Casey Affleck won his first Oscar for Best Actor, Emma Stone bagged the award for La La Land and Damien Chazelle became the youngest director to win the Oscars at 32. Moonlight bagged the Best Picture award in the most dramatic way possible. Here’s wishing all the winners the best of luck!