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ⓘ Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical




Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical
                                     

ⓘ Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951. Previously, there was a single award for "Best Actress in a Motion Picture", but the splitting allowed for recognition of it and the Best Actress – Drama.

The formal title has varied since its inception. In 2005, it was officially called Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical ". As of 2014, the wording is "Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical".

                                     

1. Firsts

  • Awkwafina became the first actress of Asian descent to win, when she won in 2020.
  • Angela Bassett became the first actress of African descent to win, when she won in 1993.