The Golden Globes are a US award recognizing excellence in film and television.
The 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) form the jury for the reputed accolade. Broadcast in January each year since 1944, the ceremony ranks as the third most-watched awards show globally, right after the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. It honors mainly US films and TV productions, but also includes a best foreign language film category.
Following its Golden Globes success, the musical throwback to the 1950s dominated the BAFTA awards with five gongs, including Best Film. Casey Affleck and Emma Stone picked up the Best Actor and Best Actress awards.
Lady Gaga, the likely heiress to the Queen of Pop crown, turns 30 today. The American singer and songwriter is best known for her jaw-dropping performances and outrageous sense of fashion, as well as her social activism.