Donald Glover, Lakeith Stanfield, Brian Tyree Henry, Atlanta


Well that was a shock in the best way possible!

Atlanta bested Black-ish, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent and Veep to take home the big prize for Best TV Comedy at tonight's Golden Globes, and it was clear that creator and star Donald Glover was not expecting the win for the wacky FX comedy.

"This is incredible," he began after he and the entire cast took the stage. "We were not—wow. First, thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press. This is incredible. Thank you, FX. I really want to thank, you know, the beautiful, amazing actors and actresses we have." 

"I really want to thank Atlanta, and all the black folks in Atlanta, like, for real, like just for being alive and for doing just amazing and being amazing people," Glover continued after giving shout outs to the cast and producers. "I couldn't be here without Atlanta."


Glover also had to thank the hip hop group The Migos, "not for being in the show, but for making "Bad and Boujee." That's the best song ever." 

He ended his speech with, "We didn't think anybody was going to like this show, so we appreciate it. Thanks." 

It's no surprise that Atlanta, which has only aired one fantastic season so far, managed to beat out last year's winner, Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle, and we won't be shocked if it continues to win awards for seasons to come.

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