Sting, Armstrong Take Musical Golden Globes
Sting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My FunnySting won the Golden Globe for best original song - motion picture last night (Jan. 20) in Beverly Hills, Calif., for "Until ...," from the comedy "Kate & Leopold." The U.K. superstar's "My Funny Friend and Me," from Disney's "The Emperor's New Groove," lost out last year to Bob Dylan's "Things Have Changed," from the film "Wonder Boys." This year, he beat off competition from Enya's "May It Be" (from "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"), Paul McCartney's "Vanilla Sky" (from the film of the same name), David Baerwald for "Come What May" (sung by Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor in "Moulin Rouge"), and Diane Warren for "There You'll Be" (performed by Faith Hill in "Pearl Harbor").
In the best original score - motion picture category, Craig Armstrong's score for "Moulin Rouge" won over such notables as James Horner for "A Beautiful Mind," John Williams for "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," and Hans Zimmer for "Pearl Harbor."
Kidman won best musical actress for her role as a cabaret singer in "Moulin Rouge," while the film was named best musical or comedy. "My hands are shaking," Kidman said in her acceptance speech. "This is really, really special because I never thought I'd be in a musical -- let alone win an award for one."
The drama "A Beautiful Mind" led all winners with four awards, including best drama and best actor for star Russell Crowe. It also won best screenplay and supporting actress for Jennifer Connelly.