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News |  11 Jan 2016 19:56 |  By RnMTeam

Golden Globes: Winners in Music categories

MUMBAI: The 73rd Golden Globes hosted by noted British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, celebrated the best artists in various categories related to television shows and movies that were released or aired in 2015. The ceremony marked Gervais’ return to the podium as the host of the show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on 10 January.

Awards were handed out throughout the night and, like every year, the role of music in TV and movies was acknowledged with the ‘Best Original Score’ and the ‘Best Original Song’. ‘Musical or Drama’ categories involved winners from musicals nominated this year too.

For Best Original Score, Italian composer and conductor Ennio Morricone won the award for his music for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’. With over 500 original film scores, the latest victory makes it the third Golden Globe for Morricone in his illustrious career so far. Morricone last won the Golden Globe in 2000 for Giuseppe Tornatore’s ‘Legend of 1900’. The 87-year-old veteran has won four Grammy awards and an Honorary Academy Award (in 2007). Tarantino received the award on the legendary composer’s behalf and thanked the Italian artist for his contribution and support for Tarantino’s movies.

Check out the fan-made YouTube link for the soundtrack of the movie ‘The Hateful Eight’

The Best Song was awarded to Sam Smith for his original composition ‘Writing’s On The Wall’. Featured in the movie ‘Spectre’. The 24-year-old’s Bond theme became the first of the entity, to reach #1 in the UK. Later, his album ‘Lonely Hour’ spent the most consecutive weeks in the UK Top 10 for a debut album. The 23-year-old Brit songwriter was presented with two Guinness World Records for the rare feat.

Singer turned actress Lady Gaga won an award at the Globes too, however, the ‘Poker Face’ singer was nominated for her role in ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’, under the category ‘Best Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television’.