Golden Globe Awards Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is some background information about the Golden Globe Awards, which are presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

January 11, 2015 - The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards air with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting.

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), a group that represents journalists from 55 countries, presents the awards.

The awards are presented in the fields of both television and motion pictures.

The motion picture awards were first presented in 1944.

Awards for television were first presented in 1955.

The Golden Globes were not regularly broadcast on TV until the early 1980s.

    On January 7, 2008, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the cancellation of the traditional Golden Globes ceremony due to the ongoing Writers Guild strike. The winners were announced during an hour-long press conference on January 13.

    As of January 2015, Meryl Streep is the actress with the most nominations - 29. She has 8 wins, also a record.

    2015 Winners (selected):
    Best Motion Picture - Drama
    "Boyhood"

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Julianne Moore - "Still Alice"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Eddie Redmayne - "The Theory of Everything"

    Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Amy Adams - "Big Eyes"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Michael Keaton - "Birdman"

    Best Director - Motion Picture
    Richard Linklater - "Boyhood"

    Best Television Series - Drama
    "The Affair"

    Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
    "Transparent"

    Complete list of winners.

    2014 Winners (selected):
    Best Motion Picture - Drama
    "12 Years a Slave"

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Cate Blanchett - "Blue Jasmine"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama
    Matthew McConaughey - "Dallas Buyers Club"

    Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    "American Hustle"

    Best Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Amy Adams - "American Hustle"

    Best Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
    Leonardo DiCaprio - "The Wolf of Wall Street"

    Best Director - Motion Picture
    Alfonso Cuaron - "Gravity"

    Best Television Series - Drama
    "Breaking Bad"

    Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
    "Brooklyn 99"

    Woody Allen receives the Cecil B. DeMille award and Sosie Bacon, the daughter of Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon, is Miss Golden Globe 2014.

    Full list of winners.