Entertainment Movies 'Green Book' Takes Home the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy The 76th annual Golden Globes were presented live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday By Jordan Runtagh Jordan Runtagh Twitter Jordan Runtagh is an Executive Podcast Producer at iHeartRadio, where he hosts a slate of pop culture shows including Too Much Information, Inside the Studio, Off the Record and Rivals: Music's Greatest Feuds. Previously, he served as a Music Editor at PEOPLE and VH1.com. He's written about art and entertainment for more than a decade, regularly contributing to outlets like Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly, and appearing as a guest on radio and television. Over the course of his career, he's profiled the surviving Beatles, Brian Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Roger Waters, David Byrne, Pete Townshend, Debbie Harry, Quincy Jones, Brian May, Jerry Lee Lewis, James Taylor and many more. A graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, he lives in Brooklyn, where he can be found DJing '60s soul records. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 6, 2019 11:21 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Green Book has taken home one of the top honors at the Golden Globes — the award for best motion picture, musical or comedy. Director Peter Farrelly accepted the prize on Sunday night, when he was flanked by Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini and Octavia Spencer. “Wow, that’s unbelievable. I’m so grateful, thank you very much,” Farrelly, 62, said in his speech. He turned to Spencer and gave her a sweet shout-out, saying, “As beautiful as she is, she is kinder and more intelligent inside. She’s the best thing that happened to this movie.” He also thanked Ali and Mortensen, saying, “Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, this movie does not get made without them.” NBC RELATED VIDEO: 2019 Golden Globe Nominations Full List Farrelly also focused on the film’s storyline, which centers on Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class African-American pianist who embarked on a concert tour of the Deep South in 1962 along with his driver and bodyguard Tony Lip (played by Mortensen). Everything You Need to Know About the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards “This story, when I heard it, it gave me hope and I wanted to share that hope with you because we’re still living in divided times, maybe more so [now] than ever,” he said. “All we have to do, all we have to do is talk and to not judge people by their differences but look for what we have in common. And we have a lot in common. We all want the same thing, we want love and happiness. We want to be treated equally, and that’s not such a bad thing.” Vice, Mary Poppins Returns, Crazy Rich Asians and The Favourite were also nominated. Can’t get enough of the Globes? Check out our full Golden Globes coverage for the latest news, fashion and more. The 76th annual Golden Globes were presented live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday.