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The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented are a major part of the film industry's awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards.

Golden Globe Award
74th Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Trophy.jpg
The Golden Globe statuette
Awarded for Excellence in film and television
Country United States
Presented by Hollywood Foreign Press Association since 1943
First awarded January 20, 1944; 72 years ago (1944-01-20)
Official website goldenglobes.com
Television/Radio coverage
Network NBC

The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented are a major part of the film industry's awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards.

The 73rd Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television in 2015, were broadcast live on January 10, 2016. Ricky Gervais hosted the show for the fourth time.