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Common and John Legend Win Best Original Song at the 2015 Golden Globes

Posted in News on January 12, 2015
Pictured (L–R): John Legend and Common at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 11, 2015 in Los Angeles.
Pictured (L–R): John Legend and Common at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 11, 2015 in Los Angeles.

For many, the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony signals the start of the much-anticipated awards season, with film and TV personalities mingling during an exciting evening of accolades. This year, singer-songwriters John Legend and Common collaborated on the music and lyrics for “Glory” (from the movie, Selma) and won Best Original Song — Motion Picture.

Common delivered a moving acceptance speech. Watch a video of his and John Legend’s Golden Globes acceptance speeches here.

Please join BMI in saluting this win!

The annual event garners multimillion-dollar charitable donations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). Members of HFPA interview more than 400 actors, directors, writers, and producers, report from film sets and view more than 300 films at festivals around the world in order to cast their vote.

The 2015 Golden Globe Awards aired on Sunday, January 11, 2015, on NBC. Visit the Golden Globes website for a complete list of the 2015 winners.