The 2022 Golden Globe Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Jan. 9, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, but will not be televised, and there will be no audience or red carpet. NBC announced last year it would not broadcast this year’s Golden Globe Awards, following controversy over a lack of diversity among HFPA membership and other ethical questions related to financial benefits.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) attributed the scaled-down event plans to the current Covid-19 surge, saying in a statement: “Health and safety remain a top priority for the HFPA. There will not be an audience on January 9th, and the following precautions are being taken for select members and grantees who will be in the room: Proof of vaccination and booster shot, along with a negative PCR test within 48 hours, is required for entry; All guests will be masked and socially distanced at all times while inside the ballroom; There will be no red carpet.”
The HFPA added in its statement Tuesday that there have been “sweeping changes” to the organization, saying: “Over the last eight months, the HFPA has completely overhauled their bylaws, implementing sweeping changes from top to bottom that address ethics and code of conduct, diversity, equity and inclusion, governance, membership and more. Recently, the HFPA admitted their largest and most diverse class to date of 21 new members, all of whom are first-time Golden Globe voters.”
See the full list of nominees here –https://www.goldenglobes.com/winners-nominees.
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