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Golden Globes 2015: Surprise Winners And Snubs

Tanya Mardirossian |
January 11, 2015 | 10:10 p.m. PST

Associate Entertainment Editor

Amy Adams wins for "Big Eyes" (Twitter/ @cindyhivey)
Amy Adams wins for "Big Eyes" (Twitter/ @cindyhivey)
The Golden Globes were filled with anticipated wins, along with some surprising wins and losses. 

Here are some of the surprising wins (these winners may have come as a shock, but deserve their success). 

Amy Adams 

She won “Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.” The prize was expected to go to Emily Blunt for her role in “Into the Woods.” 

READ MORE: Golden Globes 2015: Predicting 'Best Actress In A Motion Picture, Musical Or Comedy'


John Legend and Common accepted the award for “Glory,” under “Best Original Song.” The expected winner for the category was Lorde for “The Hunger Games” (Yellow Flicker Beat). 

"The Affair" 

The Showtime series won for “Best TV Series, Drama.” The show is new and juicy (due to the ongoing affairs), but how far can the show really go? The expected winner was “Game of Thrones” or “House of Cards.” Kevin Spacey did win an award, for “Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama.” 

READ MORE: Golden Globes 2015: Predicting 'Best Actor In A Motion Picture, Musical Or Comedy'

Ruth Wilson

The rather new series hit it off at the Golden Globes. Actress Ruth Wilson won “Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama.” Her competition was thought to be another Showtime series actress, Claire Danes in “Homeland.” 

Juliane Moore

Though the films in the category “Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama” had depressing aspects to the plot, the expected winner was Rosamund Pike in “Gone Girl.” Instead, Julianne Moore took home the Golden Globe for her performance in “Still Alice.” 

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