Netflix, Soul, and streaming services won big at the first virtual Golden Globes on Feb 28, 2020. The first virtual show was televised and live streamed via NBC from two presenter-only locations this year: the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills which usually hosts, and New York.
Nominees appeared via Zoom-style video at their homes, often with families, and winners gave their acceptance speeches via cam as well.
Streaming platforms won a whopping 14 awards, showing streamers increasing influence, creating and distributing content, and the pandemic driving more films online.
- Netflix: 7, including three for the Crown
- Disney+: 2 for Soul: Animation, Score
- Amazon: 3 including 2 for Amazon Studios’ Borat: Best Comedy, Actor – Sacha Baron Cohen
- Hulu: 1 for Actress: Andra Day
- Apple: 1 for Comedy TV Actor: Ted Lasso – Jason Sudeikis
Nomadland won Best Drama Feature and Best Director for Chloe Zhao. She is the second woman to win the Globes director award, and first woman of color.
Soul by Disney Pixar won two: best Animated Feature and Score, by Trent Reznor
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm film won Best Comedy and Best Actor for Sacha Baren Cohen, who gave hilarious acceptance speeches as only he can.
The Crown ruled the Drama TV category with three awards, winning Best Drama, Actor and Supporting Actress.
For a complete list of winners see Golden Globes site.