Tonight in Beverly Hills, the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards were handed out. Winning for Best Score was composer Alexandre Desplat, for his music to The Painted Veil. Desplat's other excellent score this year, for The Queen, was also listed on SoundtrackNet's Best of 2006.

Winning for Best Song was Prince Rogers Nelson, for "Song of the Heart", from the animated family film Happy Feet.

The Golden Globes are typically seen as a precursor to the Academy Awards, which will have its nominations announced at 5:30am PST on January 23, 2007.