January 8

It’s a Big Night for Music Films in the Golden Globes

Music has dominated the 2019 Golden Globes. With huge nods to Bohemian Rhapsody and a Star Is Born, this is a special testament to art genres colliding.

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Pictured: Lady Gaga in the Golden Globe Awards/ Getty Images/ Kevork Diansezian/NBC

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is about the life of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.  It bested another favorite music movie contender “A Star is Born” for the Best Picture award. It also bagged the “Best Motion Picture, Drama” and “Best Actor in a Drama” award for Rami Malek over Bradley Cooper for “A Star is Born.”

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76th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS — Pictured: Rami Malek, winner of Best Actor – Motion Picture, Drama at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

“A Star Is Born” came into the 2019 Golden Globes with an impressive five nominations under its belt. This includes: “Best Motion Picture, Drama,” “Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama” for Bradley Cooper, “Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama” for Lady Gaga, Best Director – Motion Picture” for Bradley Cooper, and “Best Original Song – Motion Picture” for “Shallow.

Shallow’s Win

Gaga’s nomination in two categories made her one of the rare stars to get double nominations. Amy Adams is the only other double nominee in the acting categories.

Gaga wins the “Best Original Song – Motion Picture” for “Shallow.” Here she expressed her heartfelt thanks to her co-stars and to her fellow composers:

“I just have to say, as a woman in music, it is really hard to be taken seriously as a musician and a songwriter. These three incredible men… they lifted me up and supported me. Bradley, I love you”

-Lady Gaga in her acceptance speech

Dolly Parton’s “Girl in the Movies” for the Netflix movie “Dumplin'” was also nominated.

Take a listen below!


Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh hosted the 76th Golden Globe Awards. It aired on the 6th of January 2019 on NBC.


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