A favorite of the 74th Golden Globes, La La Land has so far won four awards tonight in Los Angeles.
Canadian Ryan Gosling, who shares the screen in this film with Emma Stone, won the Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical. This award is the most important award of the career of the London Ontario native. This was his fifth Golden Globe nomination.
The film, which was the favorite with seven nominations, also received statuettes for best screenplay, best original song ( City of Stars ) and best music.
La La Land tells the story of an early career actress and a jazz musician struggling to balance their Los Angeles ends meet.
Zootopia, who earned over a billion dollars in theaters worldwide, was named best animated film.
The first movie of the evening to get the prize went to young actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson for his performance in Nocturnal Animal.
A tribute was given to Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher, who died a few hours apart at the end of December.
On the TV side, the new series Atlanta, which began airing in September, has struck a blow by winning the Golden Globe for best comedy series, best in popular shows series like Veep and Transparent . The series The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which returns to the publicized trial of OJ Simpson, has so far won two statuettes, including one for best miniseries or TV movie.
Awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the Golden Globes are the most prestigious awards presented in the film and television industry in the United States after the Oscars. The ceremony is hosted this year by Jimmy Fallon.