Winners and Nominees of the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Winners and Nominees of the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards

On February 28th, 2021, the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held. The Golden Globes realize the excellence of American and international film, as well as American television. The members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association select nominees for various categories, and from those categories, select a winner. This year, there was a great arrangement of movies and television series that had received a nomination and a great selection of winners. Here is the full list of nominees and winners of the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards. 

Best Picture Drama

Nomadland (Winner)

The Father


Promising Young Woman

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Picture- Musical/Comedy

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Winner)



Palm Springs

The Prom

Best Actress- Motion Picture Drama

Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Winner)

Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of Women

Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best Actor- Motion Picture Drama

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Winner)

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Gary Oldman, Mank

Tahar Rahim, The Mauritanian

Best Actress- Motion Picture- Musical/Comedy

Rosamund Pike, I Care A Lot (Winner)

Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Movie film

Kate Hudson, Music

Michelle Pfeiffer, French Exit

Anya Taylor-Joy, Emma

Best Actor- Motion Picture- Musical/Comedy

Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Winner)

James Corden, The Prom

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Dev Patel, The Personal History of David Copperfield

Andy Samberg, Palm Springs

Best Supporting Actress- Motion Picture

Jodie Foster, The Mauritanian (Winner)

Glenn Close, Hillbilly Elegy

Olivia Colman, The Father

Amanda Seyfried, Mank

Helena Zengel, News of the World

Best Supporting Actor- Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah (Winner)

Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Jared Leto, The Little Things

Bill Murray, On The Rocks

Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami

Best Director- Motion Picture

Chole Zhao, Nomadland (Winner)

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

David Fincher, Mank

Regina King, One Night in Miami

Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Screenplay- Motion Picture

Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Winner)

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Jack Fincher, Mank

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller, The Father

Chloe Zhao, Nomadland

Best Picture- Animated

Soul (Winner)

The Croods: A New Age


Over the Moon


Best Picture- Foreign Language

Minari (Winner)

Another Round, Denmark

La Llorona, France/Guatemala

The Life Ahead, Italy

Two of Us, USA/France

Best Score Motion Picture

Jon Batiste, Soul (Winner)

Alexandre Desplat, The Midnight Sky

Ludwig Goransson, Tenet

James Newton Howard, News of the World

Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor, Mank

Best Song Motion Picture

Io Si in The Life Ahead (Winner)

Fight For You in Judas and the Black Messiah

Hear My Voice in The Trail of The Chicago 7

Tigress and Tweed in The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Drama Series

The Crown (Winner)

Lovecraft Country

The Mandalorian



Best Musical/Comedy Series

Schitt’s Creek (Winner)

Emily in Paris

The Flight Attendant

The Great

Ted Lasso

Best Television Motion Picture

The Queen’s Gambit (Winner)

Normal People

Small Axe

The Undoing


Best Actress- Television Motion Picture

Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit (Winner)

Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America

Daisy Edgar-Jones, Normal People

Shira Haas, Unorthodox

Nicole Kidman, The Undoing

Best Actor- Television Motion Picture

Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True (Winner)

Bryan Cranston, Your Honor

Jeff Daniels, The Comey Rule

Hugh Grant, The Undoing

Ethan Hawke, The Good Lord Bird

Best Television Actress- Drama Series

Emma Corrin, The Crown (Winner)

Olivia Colman, The Crown

Jodie Comer, Killing Eve

Laura Linney, Ozark

Sarah Paulson, Ratched

Best Television Actor- Drama Series

Josh O’Connor, The Crown (Winner)

Jason Bateman, Ozark

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Al Pacino, Hunters

Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Best Television Actress- Musical/Comedy Series

Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek (Winner)

Lily Collins, Emily in Paris

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Elle Fanning, The Great

Jane Levy, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Best Television Actor- Musical/Comedy Series

Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso (Winner)

Don Cheadle, Black Monday

Nicholas Hoult, The Great

Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Ramy Youssef, Ramy

Best Supporting Actress- Television

Gillian Anderson, The Crown (Winner)

Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown

Julia Garner, Ozark

Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek

Cynthia Nixon, Ratched

Best Supporting Actor- Television

John Boyega, Small Axe (Winner)

Brendan Gleeson, The Comey Rule

Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek

Jim Parsons, Hollywood

Donal Sutherland, The Undoing

Recipient of the Cecil B DeMille Award

Jane Fonda

Recipient of the Carol Burnett Award

Norman Lear