Ace Nigerian actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor, was a happy man last night as "12 Years a Slave", a movie he starred in, won the awards for ‘Best Motion Picture – DRAMA’, at the 71 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California.

The Golden Globes Awards is an annual award ceremony organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, to celebrate the art of movie making.

Other winners on the night include, Columbia’s “American Hustle” movie, which won the award for ‘Best Motion Picture-Comedy’. Lead comedy actress, Amy Adams and supporting actress, Jennifer Lawrence, were also winners.

Check out the full list of winners below.

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA“12 Years a Slave”“Captain Phillips”“Gravity”“Philomena”“Rush”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMAChiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave”Idris Elba, “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”Tom Hanks, “Captain Phillips”Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”Robert Redford, “All Is Lost”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMACate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”Judi Dench, “Philomena”Emma Thompson, “Saving Mr. Banks”Kate Winslet, “Labor Day”

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL“American Hustle”“Her”“Inside Llewyn Davis”“Nebraska”“The Wolf Of Wall Street”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICALChristian Bale, “American Hustle”Bruce Dern, “Nebraska”Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street”Oscar Isaac, “Inside Llewyn Davis”Joaquin Phoenix, “Her”

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL“The Big Bang Theory”“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”“Girls”“Modern Family”“Parks & Recreation”

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity”Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips”Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”Alexander Payne, “Nebraska”David O. Russell, “American Hustle”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICALZooey Deschanel, “New Girl”Lena Dunham, “Girls”Edie Falco, “Nurse Jackie”Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”Amy Poehler, “Parks & Recreation”

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM“The Croods”“Despicable Me 2″“Frozen”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Matt Damon, “Behind the Candelabra”Michael Douglas, “Behind the Candelabra”Chiwetel Ejiofor, “Dancing on the Edge”Idris Elba, “Luther”Al Pacino, “Phil Spector”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM“Blue is the Warmest Color”“The Great Beauty”“The Hunt”“The Past”“The Wind Rises”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICALJason Bateman, “Arrested Development”Don Cheadle, “House of Lies”Michael J. Fox, “The Michael J. Fox Show”Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”Andy Samberg, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURESpike Jonze, “Her”Bob Nelson, “Nebraska”Jeff Pope, Steve Coogan, “Philomena”John Ridley, “12 Years A Slave”Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell, “American Hustle”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTUREBarkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”Daniel Brühl, “Rush”Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMAJulianna Margulies, “The Good Wife”Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”Taylor Schilling, “Orange Is The New Black”Kerry Washington, “Scandal”Robin Wright, “House Of Cards”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICALAmy Adams, “American Hustle”Julie Delpy, “Before Midnight”Greta Gerwig, “Frances Ha”Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Enough Said”Meryl Streep, “August: Osage County”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISIONJosh Charles, “The Good Wife”Rob Lowe, “Behind the Candelabra”Aaron Paul, “Breaking Bad”Corey Stoll, “House of Cards”Jon Voight, “Ray Donovan”

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE“Atlas,” “Hunger Games: Catching Fire”Music by: Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will ChampionLyrics by: Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion

“Let It Go,” “Frozen”Music by: Kristen Anderson Lopez, Robert LopezLyrics by: Kristen Anderson Lopez, Robert Lopez

“Ordinary Love,” “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”Music by: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Brian BurtonLyrics by: Bono

“Please Mr Kennedy,” “Inside Llewyn Davis”Music by: Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, JoelCoen, Ethan CoenLyrics by: Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, JoelCoen, Ethan Coen

“Sweeter Than Fiction,” “One Chance”Music by: Taylor Swift, Jack AntonoffLyrics by: Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTUREAlex Ebert, “All Is Lost”Alex Heffes, “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom”Steven Price, “Gravity”John Williams, “The Book Thief”Hans Zimmer, “12 Years A Slave”

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA“Breaking Bad”“Downton Abbey”“The Good Wife”“House Of Cards”“Masters Of Sex”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMABryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”Michael Sheen, “Masters of Sex”Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”James Spader, “The Blacklist”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISIONHelena Bonham Carter, “Burton and Taylor”Rebecca Ferguson, “White Queen”Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Coven”Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector”Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake”

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION“American Horror Story: Coven”“Behind The Candelabra”“Dancing on the Edge”“Top of the Lake”“White Queen”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISIONJacqueline Bisset, “Dancing on the Edge”Janet McTeer, “White Queen”Hayden Panettiere , “Nashville”Monica Potter, “Parenthood”Sofia Vergara, “Modern Family”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURESally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine”Jennifer Lawrence “American Hustle”Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”Julia Roberts, “August: Osage County”June Squibb, “Nebraska”