We're off to the races at the 2020 Golden Globes

The who's who of Hollywood have gathered at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles for what's guaranteed to be an unforgettable evening. Ricky Gervais is emceeing the 77th annual ceremony, which recognizes achievements in 25 categories separated by 14 for film and 11 for television. 

Given the exclusivity of such a high-profile affair, not just anyone is granted access inside the Golden Globes. And that's where E! comes in handy. We're bringing you exclusive details from the red carpet, backstage and beyond—all in real time. Keep scrolling for all the behind-the-scenes action the cameras can't quite catch.

Red Carpet

3:32 p.m. PST: Dakota Fanning and Kirsten Dunst run into each other while waiting in line to walk the red carpet. Dakota spots Kirsten, they embrace with a hug and kiss as the On Becoming a God in Central Florida star says, "Perfect timing!" 

3:36 p.m. PST: Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara's arms are linked as they arrive to The Beverly Hilton.

3:39 p.m. PST: Kit Harington and Rose Leslie make their way down the red carpet holding hands. 

4:35 p.m. PST: As Scarlett Johansson prepares to give an interview, she smiles at Colin Jost, who says, "Don't worry. I'm guarding your train."

4:38 p.m. PST: Bill Hader introduces his date for the evening, rumored girlfriend Rachel Bilson, to Brad Pitt. She smiles but looks star struck as they shake hands and exchange pleasantries. 

Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellwegger, Scarlet Johansson, 2020 Golden Globe Awards


4:45 p.m. PST: Scarlett, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger enjoy a sweet moment on the red carpet while holding hands. "Are you hanging in there?" Zellweger asks Johansson, who says she is "so nervous."


4:02 p.m. PST: Fanning finds herself inside the ballroom enjoying a glass of white wine with Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

4:09 p.m. PST: Margot Robbie and husband Tom Acklerley old hands as they stroll to the ballroom bar. He leans into her and kisses her shoulder and she smiles affectionately. They each get a specialty Moet cocktail from the bar. 

 4:16 p.m. PST: Greta Gerwig is spotted showing photos of her baby to Beanie Feldstein.

4:25 p.m. PST: Jennifer Aniston looks slightly exasperated as she walks into to the ballroom and greets both Greta and Beanie with a hug. A pal of Aniston's holds her train for her while The Morning Show star says hello to Naomi Watts.

Taylor Swift, 2020 Golden Globe Awards


4:33 p.m. PST: Ellen DeGeneres spots Eddie Murphy and greets him with a hug. They take a photo together and chat briefly. 

4:34 p.m. PST: Meryl Streep and Billy Porter are spotted conversing with Ana de Armas in the pit. 

4:54 p.m. PST: Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn catch up with Kit Harington and Rose Leslie before the show officially starts. The "Shake It Off" pop star is sipping a cocktail.

4:57 p.m. PST: With just minutes to spare until showtime, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban rush to their seats amidst a sea of people. Other celebs making a mad dash to make it in time include Ansel Elgort, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

4:59 p.m. PST: Scarlett's dress gets caught on a catering cart as she makes her way to her seat alongside Colin. 


5:15 p.m. PST: Tiffany Haddish FaceTimes someone from her table. 

5:22 p.m. PST: Bachelor Nation stars Demi Burnett and Nick Viall take a snack break outside the ballroom. 

5:25 p.m. PST: After Succession's big win for Best Drama TV Series, Elton John greets the cast and tells them, "You guys are the s--t. You're the best."

5:41 p.m. PST: Lisa Bonet and Jason Momoa (who has removed his jacket and given it to Lisa) are seated at Aniston's table. 

Beyonce, Jay Z, 2020 Golden Globes


5:45 p.m. PST: Beyoncé and Jay-Z make their grand entrance in style! They are escorted to their table in the front of their ballroom, where they give Ellen DeGeneres a standing ovation. 

5:57 p.m. PST: Jay-Z, who brought his own bottles of champagne, starts pouring drinks for everyone at their table and proposes a toast. He and Portia De Rossi cheers, while a member of Bey's glam team brushes her hair. 

6:14 p.m. PST: Taylor and Joe are seated at the same table as Jennifer Lopezand Alex Rodriguez, but all four remain glued to their phones for the moment. 

6:21 p.m. PST: Phoebe Waller Bridge is overcome with emotion after Fleabag's win. She hugs Rooney Mara

6:26 p.m. PST: Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson spend time with Paul Rudd, and as they depart the Barry star says, "How sweet was that?!"

6:37 p.m. PST: Jennifer Aniston is spotted chatting with Jay-Z. 

7:20 p.m. PST: Ansel whispers into girlfriend Violetta Komyshan's ear and affectionately kisses her on the lips.

7:26 p.m. PST: As Brad Pitt takes the stage to accept his Golden Globe, ex-wife Jen Aniston leaps to her feet with a round of applause. She watches his acceptance speech intently with a smile on her face. 

7:31 p.m. PST: J. Lo attemps to give Beyoncé a hug, but her larger-than-life dress gets in the way of a proper embrace. 

7:52 p.m. PST: Rocketman star Taron Edgerton tells his table mates that he wants pasta and tequila, and we suddenly couldn't love him more. 

8:04 p.m. PST: As DeGeneres and Aniston leave the restroom together, the talk show host helps hold her train. 

8:18 p.m. PST:Cate Blanchett grabs a box of Lindt chocolates off a table and leaves with it in hand. 

Until next year!

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