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Golden Globe Winners: '12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Drama, But 'American Hustle' Dominates With 3 Top Prizes

Photo of Katie Walsh By Katie Walsh | katiewalshwrites.com January 12, 2014 at 11:20PM

Well, that's a wrap. "12 Years a Slave" won Best Drama, but "American Hustle" took three of the top prizes including Best Comedy/Musical, Best Actress Comedy/Musical and Best Supporting Actress. Probably the biggest surprise of the night, though not a shock if you've been reading the tea leaves of late, Matthew McConaughey scoring the Best Actor (Drama) prize for "Dallas Buyers Club" over Robert Redford, Chiwetel Ejiofor and that crowded field. More analysis tomorrow and in the meantime, check out to see how we did with our Globes predictions.
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American Hustle

Well, that's a wrap. "12 Years a Slave" won Best Drama, but "American Hustle" took three of the top prizes including Best Comedy/Musical, Best Actress Comedy/Musical and Best Supporting Actress.  Probably the biggest surprise of the night, though not a shock if you've been reading the tea leaves of late, Matthew McConaughey scoring the Best Actor (Drama) prize for "Dallas Buyers Club" over Robert RedfordChiwetel Ejiofor and that crowded field.  More analysis tomorrow and in the meantime, check out to see how we did with our Globes predictions.

Earlier: Well, ready or not , here we go on awards season kickoff 2013-2014. Sure, there's been the critics groups and the guild awards, but the Golden Globes are the first time we get to see all those stars gussied up, well sauced, and gushing over golden statuettes. While the HFPA ain't exactly the Academy, they sure do throw a good party, and invite some great hosts to boot. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back for a second time, after their widely praised hosting performance last year (anything beats Seth McFarlane, amiright?). 

The nominees this year are a fairly solid, straight down the middle bunch, no wild out-of-left-field choices, except for maybe "Rush," which hasn't seemed to gain much traction thus far, but let's be honest, it's no "The Tourist." Also, Kate Winslet's nomination for "Labor Day" seems to be the "Celebrity We Want At Our Party" nomination, which, let's face it, it wouldn't be a Globes without that specific award. 

We will be live-tweeting over at @ThePlaylist, so follow us there for admittedly easy snark, fashion commentary, and tallies of blatant drunkenness. We'll also be updating the winners live during the show right here, so keep checking back. We swear it will be just like watching the Globes with your sassy, wine-swilling BFF.  Full nominations are below and btw, if you missed them our full Golden Globe predictions are here.

12 Years A Slave

Best Motion Picture - Drama
WINNER: "12 Years a Slave"
"Captain Phillips" 
"Gravity" 
"Philomena" 
"Rush" 

Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
WINNER: "American Hustle" 
"Her" 
"Inside Llewyn Davis" 
"Nebraska" 
"The Wolf Of Wall Street" 

Best Director
WINNER: Alfonso Cuaron - "Gravity" 
Paul Greengrass - "Captain Phillips" 
Steve McQueen - "12 Years a Slave" 
Alexander Payne - "Nebraska"  
David O Russell - "American Hustle" 

Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress - Drama
WINNER: Cate Blanchett - "Blue Jasmine" 
Sandra Bullock - "Gravity
Judi Dench - "Philomena" 
Emma Thompson - "Saving Mr Banks" 
Kate Winslet - "Labor Day" 

Best Actor - Drama
WINNER: Matthew McConaughey - "Dallas Buyers Club" 
Chiwetel Ejiofor - "12 Years a Slave" 
Idris Elba - "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" 
Tom Hanks - "Captain Phillips" 
Robert Redford - "All Is Lost" 

Best Actress - Comedy
WINNER: Amy Adams - "American Hustle" 
Julie Delpy - "Before Midnight" 
Greta Gerwig - "Frances Ha" 
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Enough Said" 
Meryl Streep - "August: Osage County"

The Wolf Of Wall Street

Best Actor - Comedy/Musical
WINNER: Leonardo DiCaprio - "The Wolf of Wall Street" 
Christian Bale - "American Hustle" 
Bruce Dern - "Nebraska" 
Oscar Isaac - "Inside Llewyn Davis" 
Joaquin Phoenix - "Her" 

Best Supporting Actress
WINNER:  Jennifer Lawrence - "American Hustle" 
Sally Hawkins - "Blue Jasmine" 
Lupita N'yongo - "12 Years a Slave" 
Julia Roberts - "August: Osage County" 
June Squibb - "Nebraska" 

Best Supporting Actor
WINNER: Jared Leto - "Dallas Buyers Club" 
Barkhad Abdi - "Captain Phillips" 
Daniel Bruhl - "Rush" 
Bradley Cooper - "American Hustle" 
Michael Fassbender - "12 Years a Slave" 

Spike Jonze, Her, Joaquin Phoenix

Best Screenplay
WINNER: Spike Jonze - "Her"
Bob Nelson - "Nebraska" 
Jeff Pope & Steve Coogan - "Philomena" 
John Ridley - "12 Years a Slave" 
Eric Warren Singer & David O. Russell - "American Hustle" 

Best Foreign Film
WINNER: "The Great Beauty"
"Blue Is The Warmest Color"
"The Hunt" 
"The Past" 
"The Wind Rises"

Best Animated Feature
WINNER: "Frozen" 
"The Croods" 
"Despicable Me 2" 

All Is Lost

Best Original Score - Motion Picture
WINNER: Alex Ebert - "All Is Lost
Alex Heffes - "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" 
Steven Price - "Gravity" 
John Williams - "The Book Thief" 
Hans Zimmer - "12 Years a Slave" 

Best Original Song - Motion Picture
WINNER: "Ordinary Love" - U2 - "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" 
 "Atlas" - Coldplay - "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" 
"Let It Go - Idina Menzel - "Frozen" 
"Please Mr. Kennedy" - Justin Timberlake & co - "Inside Llewyn Davis" 
"Sweeter Than Fiction" - Taylor Swift - "One Chance" 

Best TV Series - Comedy/Musical
WINNER: "Brooklyn Nine Nine"
"Girls"
"Big Bang Theory"
"Modern Family"
"Parks and Recreation" 

Best Miniseries Or Motion Picture Made For Television
WINNER: "Behind the Candelabra" 
"American Horror Story: Coven" 
"Dancing On The Edge"
"Top of the Lake" 
"The White Queen" 

Breaking Bad Aaron Paul Bryan Cranston

Best TV Drama
WINNER: "Breaking Bad"
"Downton Abbey"
"The Good Wife" 
"House of Cards" 
"Masters of Sex" 

Best Actress - Drama TV Series
WINNER: Robin Wright - "House of Cards"
Julianna Margulies - "The Good Wife" 
Tatiana Maslany - "Orphan Black"
Taylor Schilling - "Orange Is the New Black" 
Kerry Washington - "Scandal"

Best Actor - TV Drama
WINNER: Bryan Cranston - "Breaking Bad" 
Liev Schreiber - "Ray Donovan" 
Michael Sheen - "Masters of Sex" 
Kevin Spacey - "House of Cards" 
James Spader - "The Blacklist" 

Best Actress - Miniseries
WINNER: Elisabeth Moss - "Top of the Lake" 
Helena Bonham-Carter - "Burton & Taylor" 
Rebecca Ferguson - "The White Queen" 
Jessica Lange - "American Horror Story: Coven" 
Helen Mirren - "Phil Spector" 

Best Actor - Miniseries
WINNER: Michael Douglas - "Behind the Candelabra" 
Matt Damon - "Behind the Candelabra" 
Chiwetel Ejiofor - "Dancing On the Edge" 
Idris Elba - "Luther" 
Al Pacino - "Phil Spector" 

Best Actress - Comedy TV Series
WINNER: Amy Poehler - "Parks and Recreation" 
Zooey Deschanel - "New Girl" 
Lena Dunham - "Girls" 
Edie Falco - "Nurse Jackie" 
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Veep" 

Best Actor - Comedy TV Series
WINNER: Andy Samberg - "Brooklyn Nine Nine" 
Jason Bateman - "Arrested Development" 
Don Cheadle - "House of Lies" 
Michael J. Fox - "The Michael J. Fox Show" 
Jim Parsons - "The Big Bang Theory" 

Best Supporting Actor - TV
WINNER: Jon Voight - "Ray Donovan"
Josh Charles - "The Good Wife" 
Rob Lowe - "Behind the Candelabra" 
Aaron Paul - "Breaking Bad" 
Corey Stoll - "House of Cards" 

Best Supporting Actress - TV
WINNER: Jacqueline Bisset - "Dancing On the Edge" 
Janet McTeer - "The White Queen"
Hayden Panetierre - "Nashville" 
Monica Potter - "Parenthood" 
Sofia Vergara - "Modern Family" 


This article is related to: Awards, The Golden Globes, 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, The Wolf of Wall Street , Captain Phillips, Gravity, Nebraska, Inside Llewyn Davis, Her, Philomena, Rush


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