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'La La Land' Wins Big at the Golden Globes

“This is for theatre nerds everywhere,” said Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, lyricists of the hit movie musical La La Land, which won all seven Golden Globe Awards for which it was nominated January 8, including Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.

Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone










Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone (Dale Robinette)

The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards were presented on NBC, hosted by Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, who was featured on the recent Hamilton Mixtape.

The show opened with opened with a parody of the songs from the film La La Land, turning the Pasek & Paul lyrics to “City of Stars” into “Roomful of Stars.” With music by Justin Hurwitz, “City of Stars” later won Best Original Song. Pasek & Paul also wrote the score to the new Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen.

La La Land also won Golden Globes for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Actor (Ryan Gosling), Best Screenplay, Best Direction, and Best Original Score.

Click here for the full article, including the list of winners, published by Robert Viagas on on January 9, 2017.