"Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime".
The best actor win was the first Golden Globe for Rami Malek, who had been twice nominated for his role on the television drama "Mr. Robot". "This is for and because of you, gorgeous", Malek said, with a kiss.
In the acceptance speech for Best Drama Movie, executive producer Graham King made a special call-out to Malek for his "unbelievable" performance.
In the acting categories, Glenn Close (The Wife) bested the favourite Lady Gaga on the drama side.
Speaking with ET, said: "We'll have to see about that - it would be nice to play a villain, that would be another dream role for me".
"You have been my ally, my confidant, you are my love".
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" won two awards: Best TV movie or limited series, and Darren Criss for best actor.
Last year, the Golden Globes was met with a black-out where all attendees donned black in solidarity with the Time's Up Now movement.
"The power of movies is that it brings us all together", he said.
British actress Olivia Coleman was a victor for bawdy historical romp "The Favourite".
"This is a profound honour to receive this and to be counted among such extraordinary actors".
The couple had been rumoured to be dating after playing on-screen lovers Freddie Mercury and his first girlfriend Mary Austin in the biopic about the Queen singer.
There are also the Comedy/Musical films to consider for Oscar competition. "Thank you so much".
The television side of the Globes can feel a bit redundant coming so soon after the Emmys in September, with numerous same nominees as the Television Academy field.