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A Star Is Born may have made $390 million at the worldwide box office, but the film didn’t clean up at the Golden Globes despite prognosticators expecting stars Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper to win best actor and actress in a motion picture, drama, respectively, and for the film to win best motion picture, drama.
Instead, the movie, which was also nominated for best director (Cooper), only won the award for best song for its memorable tune “Shallow.” That win did allow Gaga to deliver a speech as she accepted the prize with collaborators Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.
Rami Malek and Glenn Close won the top acting prizes for best motion picture, drama, for their roles in Bohemian Rhapsody and The Wife, respectively. And Bohemian Rhapsody won the top prize of best motion picture, drama.
Meanwhile, Vice went into the night with a leading six nominations but only won one award, for best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy (Christian Bale).
A Star Is Born went into the show nominated for five awards, tied with The Favourite and Mary Poppins Returns. But The Favourite only won for best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy (Olivia Colman). And Mary Poppins Returns didn’t win any of the awards for which it was nominated.
Other multiple nominees that went home empty-handed include BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther, Boy Erased, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Crazy Rich Asians, Isle of Dogs and A Private War.
On the TV side, Barry and Homecoming went into the Golden Globes with three nominations apiece but didn’t win anything, and fellow three-time nominees Sharp Objects and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel only won one award each.
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