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Golden Globe Awards

Shine bright on Golden Globe Awards night! Celebrities, glitz, glam, and outstanding performances that steal the spotlight every year!
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January 7
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Get ready for glitz, glamour, and accolades as the Golden Globe Awards take place on January 7! This prestigious event symbolizes the kickoff to the awards season. The history of the Golden Globe Awards is as glittering as the awards themselves. Initiated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944, these awards have recognized excellence in both domestic and foreign film and television for over 75 years. As we admire the iconic golden statue presented to the winners, let’s remember, it's not just a celebration of one night, but the cumulative hard work and heart-soaring performances that mesmerize us all year. So, break out the popcorn and prepare for a night of celebration, surprises, and unforgettable speeches!

History of Golden Globe Awards

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Golden Globe Awards Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1944</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Golden Globe Awards Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Hollywood Foreign Press Association initiates the Golden Globe Awards to recognize excellence in film and television.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Television Categories</div><div class='timeline-text'>Television categories are added to the awards in order to represent the expanding entertainment industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1971</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Broadcasting Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The awards ceremony gets televised for the first time, reaching a broader audience nationwide.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1988</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Temporary Broadcasting Halt</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to a writer's strike, the awards ceremony is not televised and winners are announced during a press conference instead.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1996</div></div><div class 'timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Motion Picture Categories Split</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Best Picture category gets split into two: Best Motion Picture - Drama and Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Time's Up Movement Highlighted</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Time's Up movement against sexual harassment in the industry becomes a central theme, with many attendees donning black in solidarity.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Golden Globe Awards

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Host a Fancy Viewing Party</h3><p class='facts-text'>Why not re-create the glitz and glamour of the Golden Globe Awards at home by hosting a fancy viewing party? Ask your friends to dress up in their best outfits and roll out a red carpet for your guests. Make it a full awards experience by creating ballots and have everyone predict the winners in different categories before the ceremony starts.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Prepare a Themed Menu</h3><p class='facts-text'>Cook or order in foods that are inspired by the films and TV shows that are nominated. For example, if a French film is nominated, prepare a dish from France. This not only adds fun to the event but also challenges your culinary skills.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Play Trivia Games</h3><p class='facts-text'>During commercial breaks, entertain your guests with Golden Globe Awards trivia. Ask questions about previous years' events, winners, memorable speeches, etc. This keeps everyone engaged during the full event.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Make a Best Dressed List</h3><p class='facts-text'>Just like the fashion magazines do, create your own Best Dressed list from the evening's red carpet looks. Compare your lists with friends and see who has the eye for style.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Support your Favorites</h3><p class='facts-text'>Publicly show support for your favorite movies or actors nominated in the Golden Globes through social media. This is a fun way to root for your favorites and create online discussion with others watching the event.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Golden Globe Awards

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Celebration of Cinema Excellence</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The Golden Globe Awards gives us the opportunity to celebrate and appreciate outstanding performances in film and television from the previous year. It’s a time to acknowledge the artists for their amazing performances and hard work.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>The Glamour and Glitz</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Golden Globes night is not just about the awards; it's a night full of glamour and glitz that we love to watch. Be it the stunning red carpet fashion or the celebrities' heartfelt acceptance speeches, every moment is filled with excitement.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>A Shared Experience</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Celebrating Golden Globe Awards allows us to share a common experience with others around the globe. Hosting viewing parties, discussing predictions, and sharing our thoughts on social media brings us together with fellow film and television enthusiasts.</p></div></div>

Unveiling 5 Unheard Facts about Golden Globe Awards

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Golden Globe Award is Weighed in Chocolate</h3><p class='facts-content'>The gold-plated statuette, which weighs more than 7 pounds, is made, tested, and weighed in chocolate before it is cast in metal to ensure it is perfectly balanced.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Winners Do Not Know They Won Until the Ceremony</h3><p class='facts-content'>Unlike other award ceremonies, the results are kept top secret until the envelope is opened on stage, which adds to the suspense and excitement.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Youngest Ever Winner was Ricky Schroder</h3><p class='facts-content'>Actor Ricky Schroder holds the record for being the youngest ever Golden Globe winner. He won a Golden Globe at the tender age of nine for his role in the movie "The Champ".</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Meryl Streep Holds the Record for Most Nominations</h3><p class='facts-content'>Hollywood icon Meryl Streep has been nominated more than 30 times for a Golden Globe Award, testifying her acting prowess and popularity in Hollywood.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The First Televised Ceremony did not Feature any Stars</h3><p class='facts-content'>The first-ever Golden Globe Awards ceremony to be televised in 1958, did not feature any stars, as the actors were on strike against the studio system at the time.</p></div></div>

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