music winners at the 2016 Golden Globes

Sam Smith continued his award-winning spree taking out the Golden Globe for best song for his James Bond theme “Writing’s on the Wall” from the movie Spectre.

Smith plans to spend the year in London writing for his next album.

Ennio Morricone won the score Golden Globe for his music on Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. Tarantino accepted the award for the 87-year-old Italian composer whom he considers one of the most influential in history.

Two musicians won acting awards this year with Lady Gaga picking up the actress in a TV movie or limited series trophy for her role as a hotel owner on American Horror Story: Hotel    while singer/actress Taraji P. Henson won best actress in a TV drama for her portrayal of Cookie in the hip-hop themed series Empire.