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 2016, Meryl Streep
is the actress with the most nominations - 29. She has 8 wins, also a record.
2016 Winners (selected)
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Brie Larson ("Room")
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Leonardo DiCaprio ("The Revenant")
Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Jennifer Lawrence ("Joy")
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Matt Damon ("The Martian")
Best Director - Motion Picture
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ("The Revenant")
Best Television Series - Drama
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
"Mozart in the Jungle"