The 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards kicked off this year's awards season on Sunday 6 January at the the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Hosted by Killing Eve lead actress Sandra Oh and US actor Andy Samberg, this year's ceremony had a more light-hearted and colourful energy about it. This is in contrast to 2018's necessary and poignant #MeToo movement that saw many stars showing up to the red carpet in black. 

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Last night, award winners including Lady Gaga, Regina King and Sandra Oh all made sure they don't go unnoticed on the red carpet, giving us these statement gowns worthy of their own standing ovations:

Lady Gaga 

Did Lady Gaga pay homage to Judy Garland's 1954 A Star Is Born ball gown or was it pure coincidence that she opted for a very similar 'shallow blue' custom Valentino Couture gown? We think it may have been the former and she absolutely knocked it out the park and stole the red carpet. 

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Regina King

Regina King appeared on the red carpet in this stunning Alberta Ferretti dress to pick up her award for Best Supporting Actress (If Beale Street Could Talk) award.

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Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o and Janelle Monáe

Danai in red Rodarte, Lupita in Calvin Klein and Janelle in a gold fantasy tweed Chanel dress all make for the ultimate picture of melanin perfection.

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Sandra Oh

One of Oh's many head-turning outfits included this white carpet-grazing Versace gown.

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Kiki Layne

Kiki's first 2019 red carpet appearance in this blush pink custom Dior gown has now put her on everyone's radar as the star to watch this year after her breakout performance in If Beale Street Could Talk.

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Octavia Spencer

Remarkable actress Octavia Spencer is an image of absolute class in this black number.

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Rosamund Pike

Award-winning actress Rosamund Pike has an affinity for well-tailored cut-out dresses, and this time she completed her Givenchy Haute Couture look with an embellished jacket.

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Halle Berry

Will she ever age? Not in this lifetime. Halle Berry in Zuhair Murad.

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Lucy Liu

The iconic Charlie's Angel looked angelic indeed in Galia Lahav.

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Heidi Klum & Terry Crews

This looks like a red carpet friendship we could totally get on board with. Heidi wore a Monique Lhuillier gown. 

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Janet Mock

Glowing in a figure accentuating ivory dress.

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Dakota Fanning

Former child star Dakota Fanning is always a showstopper on the red carpet. Last night she did not disappoint in Armani Privé.

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Gemma Chan

Wearing the deep green hue that owned 2018.

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Emmy Rossum

A blush pink gown reminiscent of Emmy's Phantom of the Opera days.

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Laura Harrier & Emma Stone

Both these youthful A-listers donned Louis Vuitton on the red carpet.

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