Who Won the Golden Globe for Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy?

From Judy Holliday ("Born Yesterday") in 1950 to Jennifer Lawrence ("Joy") in 2016, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has recognized great performances by leading actresses in dramatic roles throughout the years.

Multiple winners of Golden Globes for actress in a motion picture drama have included Nicole Kidman, Barbra Streisand, Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine, and Rosalind Russell.

2017 TBA (TBA)  
Other Nominees: Annette Bening (20th Century Women); Lily Collins (Rules Don't Apply); Hailee Steinfeld (The Edge Of Seventeen); Emma Stone (La La Land); Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)
2016 Jennifer Lawrence ("Joy")  
Other Nominees: Melisssa McCarthy (Spy); Amy Schumer (Trainwreck); Maggie Smith (The Lady In The Van); Lily Tomlin (Grandma)
2015 Amy Adams ("Big Eyes")  
Other Nominees: Julianne Moore (Maps To The Stars); Emily Blunt (Into The Woods); Helen Mirren (The Hundred Foot Journey); Quvenzhane Wallis (Annie)
2014 Amy Adams ("American Hustle")  
Other Nominees: Julie Delpy (Before Midnight); Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha); Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said); Meryl Streep (August: Osage County)
2013 Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook")  
Other Nominees: Emily Blunt (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen); Judi Dench (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel); Maggie Smith (Quartet); Meryl Streep (Hope Springs)
2012 Michelle Williams ("My Week With Marilyn")  
Other Nominees: Jodie Foster (Carnage); Charlize Theron (Young Adult); Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids); Kate Winslet (Carnage)
2011 Annette Bening ("The Kids Are All Right")  
Other Nominees: Anne Hathaway (Love And Other Drugs); Angelina Jolie (The Tourist); Julianne Moore (The Kids Are All Right); Emma Stone (Easy A)
2010 Meryl Streep ("Julie & Julia")  
Other Nominees: Sandra Bullock (The Proposal); Marion Cotillard (Nine); Julia Roberts (Duplicity); Meryl Streep (It's Complicated)
2009 Sally Hawkins ("Happy-Go-Lucky")  
Other Nominees: Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona); Frances McDormand (Burn After Reading); Meryl Streep (Mamma Mia!); Emma Thompson (Last Chance Harvey)
2008 Marion Cotillard ("La Vie En Rose")  
Other Nominees: Amy Adams (Enchanted); Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray); Helena Bonham Carter (Sweeney Todd); Ellen Page (Juno)
2007 Meryl Streep ("The Devil Wears Prada")  
Other Nominees: Annette Bening (Running With Scissors); Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine); Beyonce Knowles (Dreamgirls); Renee Zellweger (Miss Potter)
2006 Reese Witherspoon ("Walk The Line")  
Other Nominees: Judi Dench (Mrs Henderson Presents); Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice); Laura Linney (The Squid and the Whale); Sarah Jessica Parker (The Family Stone)
2005 Annette Bening ("Being Julia")  
Other Nominees: Ashley Judd (De-Lovely); Emmy Rossum (Phantom of the Opera); Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind); Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason)
2004 Diane Keaton ("Something's Gotta Give")  
Other Nominees: Scarlett Johansson (Lost In Translation); Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday); Diane Lane (Under the Tuscan Sun); Helen Mirren (Calendar Girls)
2003 Renee Zellweger ("Chicago")  
Other Nominees: Maggie Gyllenhaal (Secretary); Goldie Hawn (The Banger Sisters); Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding); Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago)
2002 Nicole Kidman ("Moulin Rouge")  
Other Nominees: Thora Birch (Ghost World); Cate Blanchett (Bandits); Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde); Renee Zellweger (Bridget Jones's Diary)
2001 Renee Zellweger ("Nurse Betty")  
Other Nominees: Juliette Binoche (Chocolat); Brenda Blethyn (Saving Grace); Sandra Bullock (Miss Congeniality); Tracey Ullman (Small Time Crooks)
2000 Janet McTeer ("Tumbleweeds")  
Other Nominees: Julianne Moore (An Ideal Husband); Julia Roberts (Notting Hill); Sharon Stone (The Muse); Reese Witherspoon (Election)
1999 Gwyneth Paltrow ("Shakespeare In Love")  
Other Nominees: Cameron Diaz (There's Something About Mary); Jane Horrocks (Little Voice); Christina Ricci (The Opposite of Sex); Meg Ryan (You've Got Mail)
1998 Helen Hunt ("As Good As It Gets")  
Other Nominees: Joey Lauren Adams (Chasing Amy); Pam Grier (Jackie Brown); Jennifer Lopez (Selena); Julia Roberts (My Best Friend's Wedding)
1997 Madonna ("Evita")  
Other Nominees: Glenn Close (101 Dalmations); Frances McDormand (Fargo); Debbie Reynolds (Mother); Barbra Streisand (The Mirror Has Two Faces)
1996 Nicole Kidman ("To Die For")  
Other Nominees: Annette Bening (The American President); Sandra Bullock (While You Were Sleeping); Toni Collette (Muriel's Wedding); Vanessa Redgrave (A Month By the Lake)
1995 Jamie Lee Curtis ("True Lies")  
Other Nominees: Geena Davis (Speechless); Andie MacDowell (Four Weddings and a Funeral); Shirley MacLaine (Guarding Tess); Emma Thompson (Junior)
1994 Angela Bassett ("What's Love Got To Do With It")  
Other Nominees: Stockard Channing (Six Degrees of Separation); Anjelica Huston (Addams Family Values); Diane Keaton (Manhattan Murder Mystery); Meg Ryan (Sleepless In Seattle)
1993 Miranda Richardson ("Enchanted April")  
Other Nominees: Geena Davis (A League Of Their Own); Whoopi Goldberg (Sister Act); Shirley MacLaine (Used People); Meryl Streep (Death Becomes Her)
1992 Bette Midler ("For the Boys")  
Other Nominees: Ellen Barkin (Switch); Kathy Bates (Fried Green Tomatoes); Anjelica Huston (The Addams Family); Michelle Pfeiffer (Frankie and Johnny)
1991 Julia Roberts ("Pretty Woman")  
Other Nominees: Mia Farrow (Alice); Andie MacDowell (Green Card); Demi Moore (Ghost); Meryl Streep (Postcards From the Edge)
1990 Jessica Tandy ("Driving Miss Daisy")  
Other Nominees: Pauline Collins (Shirley Valentine); Meg Ryan (When Harry Met Sally); Meryl Streep (She-Devil); Kathleen Turner (The War of the Roses)
1989 Melanie Griffith ("Working Girl")  
Other Nominees: Jamie Lee Curtis (A Fish Called Wanda); Amy Irving (Crossing Delancy); Michelle Pfeiffer (Married To the Mob); Susan Sarandon (Bull Durham)
1988 Cher ("Moonstruck")  
Other Nominees: Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing); Holly Hunter (Broadcast News); Diane Keaton (Baby Boom); Bette Midler (Outrageous Fortune)
1987 Sissy Spacek ("Crimes of the Heart")  
Other Nominees: Julie Andrews (That's Life!); Melanie Griffith (Something Wild); Bette Midler (Down and Out In Beverly Hills); Kathleen Turner (Peggy Sue Got Married)
1986 Kathleen Turner ("Prizzi's Honor")  
Other Nominees: Rosanna Arquette (Desperately Seeking Susan); Glenn Close (Maxie); Mia Farrow (The Purple Rose of Cairo); Sally Field (Murphy's Romance)
1985 Kathleen Turner ("Romancing the Stone")  
Other Nominees: Anne Bancroft (Garbo Talks); Mia Farrow (Broadway Danny Rose); Shelley Long (Irreconcilable Differences); Lily Tomlin (All Of Me)
1984 Julie Walters ("Educating Rita")  
Other Nominees: Anne Bancroft (To Be Or Not To Be); Jennifer Beals (Flashdance); Linda Ronstadt (The Pirates of Penzance); Barbra Streisand (Yentl)
1983 Julie Andrews ("Victor/Victoria")  
Other Nominees: Carol Burnett (Annie); Sally Field (Kiss Me Goodbye); Goldie Hawn (Best Friends); Dolly Parton (Best Little Whorehouse In Texas); Aileen Quinn (Annie)
1982 Bernadette Peters ("Pennies From Heaven")  
Other Nominees: Blair Brown (Continental Divide); Carol Burnett (The Four Seasons); Jill Clayburgh (First Monday In October); Liza Minnelli (Arthur)
1981 Sissy Spacek ("Coal Miner's Daughter")  
Other Nominees: Irene Cara (Fame); Goldie Hawn (Private Benjamin); Bette Midler (Divine Madness); Dolly Parton (9 to 5)
1980 Bette Midler ("The Rose")  
Other Nominees: Julie Andrews (10); Jill Clayburgh (Starting Over); Shirley MacLaine (Being There); Marsha Mason (Chapter Two)
1979 Ellen Burstyn ("Same Time Next Year")  
Other Nominees: Jacqueline Bisset (Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?); Goldie Hawn (Foul Play); Olivia Newton-John (Grease)
1979 Maggie Smith ("California Suite")  
Other Nominees: Jacqueline Bisset (Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?); Goldie Hawn (Foul Play); Olivia Newton-John (Grease)
1978 Diane Keaton ("Annie Hall")  
Other Nominees: Sally Field (Smokey and the Bandit); Liza Minnelli (New York New York); Lily Tomlin (The Late Show)
1978 Marsha Mason ("The Goodbye Girl")  
Other Nominees: Sally Field (Smokey and the Bandit); Liza Minnelli (New York New York); Lily Tomlin (The Late Show)
1977 Barbra Streisand ("A Star Is Born")  
Other Nominees: Jodie Foster (Freaky Friday); Barbara Harris (Family Plot / Freaky Friday); Goldie Hawn (The Dutchess and the Dirtwater Fox); Rita Moreno (The Ritz)
1976 Ann-Margret ("Tommy")  
Other Nominees: Julie Christie (Shampoo); Goldie Hawn (Shampoo); Liza Minnelli (Lucky Lady); Barbra Streisand (Funny Lady)
1975 Raquel Welch ("The Three Musketeers")  
Other Nominees: Lucille Ball (Mame); Diahann Carroll (Claudine); Helen Hayes (Herbie Rides Again); Cloris Leachman (Young Frankenstein)
1974 Glenda Jackson ("A Touch Of Class")  
Other Nominees: Yvonne Elliman (Jesus Christ Superstar); Cloris Leachman (Charley and the Angel); Tatum O'Neal (Paper Moon); Liv Ullmann (40 Carats)
1973 Liza Minnelli ("Cabaret")  
Other Nominees: Carol Burnett (Pete n Tillie); Goldie Hawn (Butterflies Are Free); Juliet Mills (Avanti!); Maggie Smith (Travels With My Aunt)
1972 Twiggy ("The Boy Friend")  
Other Nominees: Sandy Duncan (Star Spangled Girl); Ruth Gordon (Harold and Maude); Angela Lansbury (Bedknobs and Broomsticks); Elaine May (A New Leaf)
1971 Carrie Snodgress ("Diary of a Mad Housewife")  
Other Nominees: Julie Andrews (Darling Lili); Sandy Dennis (The Out of Towners); Angela Lansbury (Something For Everyone); Barbra Streisand (The Owl and the Pussycat)
1970 Patty Duke ("Me Natalie")  
Other Nominees: Ingrid Bergman (Cactus Flower); Dyan Cannon (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice); Kim Darby (Generation); Mia Farrow (John and Mary); Shirley MacLaine (Sweet Charity); Anna Magnani (The Secret of Santa Vittoria); Barbra Streisand (Hello Dolly!)
1969 Barbra Streisand ("Funny Girl")  
Other Nominees: Julie Andrews (Star!); Lucille Ball (Yours Mine and Ours); Petula Clark (Finian's Rainbow); Gina Lollobrigida (Buona Sera Mrs Campbell)
1968 Anne Bancroft ("The Graduate")  
Other Nominees: Julie Andrews (Thoroughly Modern Millie); Audrey Hepburn (Two For the Road); Shirley MacLaine (Woman Times Seven); Vanessa Redgrave (Camelot)
1967 Lynn Redgrave ("Georgy Girl")  
Other Nominees: Jane Fonda (Any Wednesday); Elizabeth Hartman (You're A Big Boy Now); Shirley MacLaine (Gambit); Vanessa Redgrave (Morgan!)
1966 Julie Andrews ("The Sound Of Music")  
Other Nominees: Jane Fonda (Cat Ballou); Barbara Harris (A Thousand Clowns); Rita Tushingham (The Knack...And How To Get It); Natalie Wood (Inside Daisy Clover)
1965 Julie Andrews ("Mary Poppins")  
Other Nominees: Audrey Hepburn (My Fair Lady); Sophia Loren (Marriage Italian Style); Melina Mercouri (Topkapi); Debbie Reynolds (The Unsinkable Molly Brown)
1964 Shirley MacLaine ("Irma La Douce")  
Other Nominees: Ann-Margret (Bye Bye Birdie); Doris Day (Move Over Darling); Audrey Hepburn (Charade); Hayley Mills (Summer Magic); Molly Picon (Come Blow Your Horn); Jill St John (Come Blow Your Horn); Joanne Woodward (A New Kind Of Love)
1963 Rosalind Russell ("Gypsy")  
Other Nominees: Doris Day (Billy Rose's Jumbo); Jane Fonda (Period of Adjustment); Shirley Jones (The Music Man); Natalie Wood (Gypsy)
1962 Rosalind Russell ("A Majority Of One")  
Other Nominees: Bette Davis (Pocketful of Miracles); Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast At Tiffany's); Hayley Mills (The Parent Trap); Miyoshi Umeki (Flower Drum Song)
1961 Shirley MacLaine ("The Apartment")  
Other Nominees: Lucille Ball (The Facts of Life); Capucine (Song Without End); Judy Holliday (Bells Are Ringing); Sophia Loren (It Started In Naples)
1960 Marilyn Monroe ("Some Like It Hot")  
Other Nominees: Dorothy Dandridge (Porgy and Bess); Doris Day (Pillow Talk); Shirley MacLaine (Ask Any Girl); Lilli Palmer (But Not For Me)
1959 Rosalind Russell ("Auntie Mame")  
Other Nominees: Ingrid Bergman (Indiscreet); Leslie Caron (Gigi); Doris Day (Tunnel of Love); Mitzi Gaynor (South Pacific)
1958 Kay Kendall ("Les Girls")  
Other Nominees: Cyd Charisse (Silk Stockings); Taina Elg (Les Girls); Audrey Hepburn (Love In the Afternoon); Jean Simmons (This Could Be the Night)
1957 Deborah Kerr ("The King and I")  
Other Nominees: Judy Holliday (The Solid Gold Cadillac); Machiko Kyo (The Teahouse of the August Moon); Marilyn Monroe (Bus Stop); Debbie Reynolds (Bundle of Joy)
1956 Jean Simmons ("Guys and Dolls")  
1955 Judy Garland ("A Star Is Born")  
1954 Ethel Merman ("Call Me Madam")  
1953 Susan Hayward ("With A Song In My Heart")  
Other Nominees: Katharine Hepburn (Pat and Mike); Ginger Rogers (Monkey Business)
1952 June Allyson ("Too Young To Kiss")  
1951 Judy Holliday ("Born Yesterday")  
Other Nominees: Spring Byington (Louisa); Betty Hutton (Annie Get Your Gun)