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From the BAFTAs to the Oscars: The awards season explained

8 February 2013
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From the spectacular dresses to the emotional acceptance speeches, HELLO! Online presents your guide to the 2013 awards season...

BAFTA – Royal Opera House, London. February 10, 2013 This year’s host: Stephen FryThe gong: Solid bronze tragicomic theatre style mask That dress: Alicia Silverstone was red-hot at the 2004 ceremony in a revealing scarlet gownThe couple that turned heads: Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli, 2012. In spite of some outrageous public flirting between Colin and Meryl Streep as he gallantly rescued her escaped Jimmy Choo, Colin and wife Livia were our couple of the nightMemorable speech: Flamboyant Helena Bonham-Carter in 2011, who played Queen Elizabeth in The King's Speech, entertainingly thanked the royal family saying, "they've done wonders for my career"The blockbuster: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid won eight BAFTAs in 1970The record holder: Woody Allen has eight to his name

Grammys – Staples Theatre, LA. February 10, 2013This year’s host: LL Cool JThe gong: Gold-plated gramophone trophyThat dress: Jennifer Lopez’s revealing green Versace chiffon dress in 2000The couple that turned heads: Not normally one for public displays of affection, Beyonce publicly declared her love for Jay-Z on stage in 2000 Memorable speech: Adele became very tearful as she picked up a Grammy for Rolling in the Deep in 2012Record-holding group: U2 boast 22 awardsRecord-holding artist: Georg Solti has 31 gongs

Oscars – Dolby Theatre, LA. February 24, 2013This year’s host: Seth McFarlaneThe gong: Gold-plated Art Deco style knightThat dress: Audrey Hepburn’s 1954 white, belted, floral Givenchy dress is often voted the best Oscar dress of all timeThe couple that turned heads: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - it was Angelina's right leg that got people talking but as ever they were picture-perfect on the red carpetMemorable speech: Gywneth Paltrow’s 1999 acceptance speech for Shakespeare in Love saw her struggling to fight back the tears while thanking a very long list of peopleThe blockbuster: Ben Hur, Titanic, Lord of the Rings all hold 11 gongs eachThe record holder: Walt Disney has 22 Oscars

Golden Globes – Beverly Hilton Hotel, LA. January 13, 2013This year’s hosts: Tina Fey and Amy PoehlerThe gong: Gold-plated globe wrapped in a film strip That dress: Anne Hathaway in a glittering backless Giorgio Armani Privé gown in 2011The couple that turned heads: Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz aka Mr and Mrs Bond in 2013, Daniel was oh-so-cool on the red carpet in a pair of sunglassesMost memorable speech: Emma Thompson read her acceptance speech in the style of Jane Austen for her Best Screenplay awardThe blockbusters: Doctor Zhivago, Love Story, The Godfather, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A Star is Born all have five eachThe record holder: Meryl Streep has eight Golden Globes

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