2012 Golden Globe Winners
The stars were shining on the red carpet Sunday night as Hollywood's elite gathered for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards.
Super couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out in style to the cheers of hundreds of fans in nearby bleachers.
Good friends and NBC stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler shined on the carpet, but neither walked away a winner as Laura Dern took home the best actress in a comedy award.
There were a broad range of winners at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, but it was a small film that won big.
The Descendants won best drama, beating out big budget films like War Horse, and hits like Moneyball. George Clooney, star of The Descendants, won for best actor in a motion picture drama.
Another big winner, the black and white silent film, The Artist. It won best best comedy or musical, and its star Jean Dujardin won best actor in a motion picture comedy or musical.
Meryl Streep added a record 8th Golden Globe to her trove, this one for best actress in a motion picture drama for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.
Michelle Williams picked up the best actress in a comedy or musical for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, over 50 years after Monroe won a golden globe herself.
Martin Scorsese was honored as best director for Hugo, his 3D animated adaptation of the children's book.
Octavia Spencer won for best supporting actress in a motion picture drama for her role in The Help.
Christopher Plummer won best supporting actor in a drama for his role as an elderly widower who comes out as gay in Beginners.
On the television side, the ABC hit Modern Family won the Golden Globe for best tv comedy or series.
Kelsey Grammer, famous for his comedy work, won best actor in a television drama for his starring role as a corrupt Chicago mayor in Boss.
Laura Dern won for best actress in a tv series or comedy for Enlightened.
The best tv drama went to Showtime's Homeland.