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Golden Globes 2017
The 2017 Golden Globe Awards were scheduled to be held in Los Angeles on Jan. 8, 2017. (Image credit: MGN and Circa.)

Here's who won and had us talking at the 2017 Golden Globes


Golden Globes 2017
The 2017 Golden Globe Awards were scheduled to be held in Los Angeles on Jan. 8, 2017. (Image credit: MGN and Circa.)

"La La Land's" clean sweep, victories for and celebrations of diversity, and pervasive political quips were among the notable moments of the 2017 Golden Globes ceremony, held Sunday in Los Angeles.

Here were some key moments:

  • The film "La La Land" won in all seven categories for which it was nominated
  • Five-time Golden Globe nominee Gosling won his first such award for "La La Land," and dedicated the win to his wife Eva Mendes and her late brother
  • Wins for "Moonlight," Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, Donald Glover, and his series "Atlanta" doubled as victories for diversity
  • Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient Meryl Streep appeared to rip Donald Trump
  • "The Crown" and its star, Claire Foy, won in TV categories
La La Land (2016 Movie) Official Trailer – 'Dreamers'

'La La Land' wins big

"La La Land" won Best Motion Picture in the Musical or Comedy category. Overall, the film went seven-for-seven in its nominated categories, including big victories for actors Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, and director Damien Chazelle.

WATCH | Here's Gosling accepting his award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy).

"I would just like to try and thank one person properly and say that while I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I've ever had on a film, my lady [Eva Mendes] was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second, and trying to help her brother fight his battle with cancer," Gosling said. "If she hadn't have taken all that on so that I could have this experience, it would surely be someone else up here other than me today. So, sweetheart, thank you."

He dedicated the win to Mendes' late brother, Juan Carlos.

WATCH | Here's Stone accepting her award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical/Comedy).

"La La Land's" Damien Chazelle won two individual awards (Best Director and Best Screenplay).

WATCH | Here's the acceptance speech for "Moonlight," honored as Best Motion Picture (Drama).

The Crown | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

On the TV side, Netflix fan-favorite "The Crown" won Best Series in the drama category. For her work on it, Claire Foy won Best Actress in a TV Drama.

WATCH | Here's Foy's acceptance speech.

WATCH | Here's Viola Davis of "Fences" winning Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

Davis later introduced this year's winner of the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Meryl Streep.

Davis: Streep makes me 'proud to be an artist'

"You make me proud to be an artist," Davis told Streep. "You make me feel that what I have in me -- my body, my face, my age -- is enough. You encapsulate that great Émile Zola quote, that 'If you ask me ... what I came to do in this world to do, I, an artist, [will answer you], I came to live out loud.'"

Streep used her speech not to reflect on her career, but to celebrate diversity, bash bullying, and borrow an inspirational quote from the late Carrie Fisher.

Quotes from Streep's speech:

  • Celebrating nominees' diversity: "Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners, and if we kick them all out, you'll have nothing to watch except football and Mixed Martial Arts, which are not the arts."
  • Appearing to reference Trump's mocking of a reporter with a disability: "Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose."
  • Citing a quote from Fisher: "Take your broken heart; make it into art."

WATCH | Here's Streep's speech in its entirety.

Tracee Ellis Ross of "black-ish" won Best Actress, Musical or Comedy (TV).

Tribute to 'women, women of color and colorful people'

"This is for all the women, women of color, and colorful people whose stories, ideas, thoughts are not always considered worthy and valid and important," Ellis Ross said, "but I want you to know that I see you. We see you."

Donald Glover celebrated an "incredible" Best Musical/Comedy TV Series win for "Atlanta."

He later won Best Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy for his work on that FX series.

Manchester by the Sea Official Trailer 1 (2016) - Casey Affleck Movie

Casey Affleck won Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for his work in "Manchester by the Sea."

Elle Official Trailer 1 (2016) - Paul Verhoeven Movie

The French film "Elle" scored two major wins: one for Isabelle Huppert (Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama) and another for Best Foreign-Language Motion Picture. "Thank you for making me win in a French film, directed by a Dutch director [Paul Verhoeven], here in America," Huppert said.

First-time host Jimmy Fallon had a few memorable moments, too:

  • His star-studded musical intro showed "Stranger Things" love, including a mini-tribute to its beloved character Barb.
  • Fallon's monologue got off to a rough start when the prompter malfunctioned: "Already you have your Golden Globes moment!"
  • He joked the Globes are "one of the few places left where America still honors the popular vote."
  • After the first commercial break, he said he "got off the phone with Mariah Carey, and she thinks Dick Clark Productions sabotaged my monologue."

Also, this happened when "Tonight Show" cohort Questlove stepped away from his turntables.

"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" won Best Limited Series or TV Movie.

For her work in that series, Sarah Paulson won Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie.

Hugh Laurie of "The Night Manager" won Best Supporting Actor in a TV series.

The 'last-ever Golden Globes'?

"I suppose it's made more amazing by the fact that I'll be able to say that I won this at the last-ever Golden Globes," Laurie said during his acceptance speech. "I don't mean to be gloomy; it's just that it has the words 'Hollywood,' 'Foreign' and 'Press' in the title. ... I also think that to some Republicans, even the word 'Association' is slightly sketchy."

Laurie's co-star Tom Hiddleston won Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie...

... and fellow co-star Olivia Colman won Best Supporting Actress in a TV program.

Billy Bob Thornton of "Goliath" won Best Actor in a TV Drama.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson won Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for "Nocturnal Animals."

"La La Land's" Justin Hurwitz won Best Original Score, and shared a Best Original Song win.

Hurwitz shared the latter honor with lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

"Zootopia" won for Best Animated Motion Picture.

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