The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards is being held today January 7, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Each year, 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association bestow accolades in honour of the excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
There is a lot of excitement as far as the awards go, and this year will also see Golden Globe setting another milestone by giving away their first-lifetime achievement award in the television category.
Here’s all you need to know about Golden Globe Awards 2019:
When and where to watch Golden Globe Awards 2019
The show will be airing on NBC from 6:30 AM IST.
From the movies, award-winning actor Christian Bale’s Vice has received the maximum number of nominations, with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga starrer A Star Is Born coming in a close second. Marvel’s Black Panther which was one of the most searched film of 2018 is not far behind. The other two films joining these are Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, Rami Malek starrer Bohemian Rhapsody and Barry Jenkins’ James Baldwin novel adaptation, Beale Street Could Talk.
Jessica Chastain and Sam Rockwell will be presenting the awards this year. Rockwell took home the trophy last year for his role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. This year, the actor has been nominated for his role of George W. Bush in Vice. Jessica, on the other hand, took home a Golden Globe in 2013 for her role in Zero Dark Thirty.
Halle Berry, Sterling K. Brown, Jamie Lee Curtis, Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Jim Parsons, Gary Oldman, and Octavia Spencer. Emily Blunt, Olivia Colman, Lady Gaga, Richard Gere and Nicole Kidman who have been nominated in the previous years are reportedly the other celebrity presenters of the event. Lupita Nyong’o, Dick Van Dyke, Megan Mullally and Bradley Cooper will also be presenting awards.
Golden Globes’ lifetime achievement award 2019
This year, the lifetime achievement award will be handed over to Jeff Bridges. This year another milestone is being created by giving away their first-lifetime achievement award in the television category. Carol Burnett, will be honoured with this award.