Queen ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film Nabs Two Golden Globe Awards
The Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been a smash success around the globe, raking in more than $700 million since its release in November of last year. The success was further validated by two Golden Globe nominations, one for Best Motion Picture - Drama and one for actor Rami Malek as Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama. At the annual awards show last night (Jan. 6), both Malek and the film ended up winners.
“I am beyond moved," said actor Rami Malek who portrayed frontman Freddie Mercury in the movie. "My heart is pounding out of my chest right now," he continued, going on to say, "This is a profound honor to receive this, and to be counted among such extraordinary actors. I have to thank everyone who worked so tirelessly to make this film what it is. And of course, to Queen. To you, Brian May, to you, Roger Taylor, for ensuring that authenticity and inclusiveness exists in the music and in the world and in all of us. Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me this job of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man!”
Queen guitarist Brian May was equally excited, chronicling the night on his Instagram profile, sharing some photos from the night and words of excitement regarding the pair of Golden Globe awards. "Thanks King Rami - you are IT!!! I’m still in shock at walking away with the two top awards of the night. THANK YOU Golden Globes," he said in one post, pictured with the award and Malek.
Other nominees for Best Motion Picture - Drama, were A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther and If Beale Street Could Talk. Competing against Malek for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama were Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate), Lucas Hedges (Boy Erased) and John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman).
Queen will be on tour in North America this summer and you can see a list of stops below.
Queen + Adam Lambert 2019 North American Tour Dates:
7/10 — Vancouver, British Columbia @ Rogers Arena
7/12 — Tacoma, Wash. @ Tacoma Dome
7/14 — San Jose, Calif. @ SAP Center
7/16 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
7/19 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Forum
7/23 — Dallas, Texas @ American Airlines Center
7/24 — Houston, Texas @ Toyota Center
7/27 — Detroit, Mich. @ Little Caesars Arena
7/28 — Toronto, Ontario @ Scotiabank Arena
7/30 — Washington, D.C. @ Capital One Arena
7/31 — Pittsburgh, Penn. @ PPG Paints Arena
8/03 — Philadelphia, Penn. @ Wells Fargo Center
8/04 — Boston, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
8/06 — New York, N.Y. @ Madison Square Garden
8/09 — Chicago, Ill. @ United Center
8/10 — St. Paul, Minn. @ Xcel Energy Center
8/13 — Columbus, Ohio @ Nationwide Arena
8/15 — Nashville, Tenn. @ Bridgestone Arena
8/17 — Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. @ BB&T Center
8/18 — Tampa, Fla @ Amalie Arena
8/20 — New Orleans, La. @ Smoothie King Center
8/22 — Atlanta, Ga. @ State Farm Arena
8/23 — Charlotte, N.C. @ Spectrum Center
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