The Top GIFs and Clips From the 2023 Golden Globes

3 min readJan 13


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After a yearlong hiatus from the airwaves, the Golden Globes made a roaring comeback Tuesday night with its 80th annual awards ceremony. From Jennifer Coolidge’s hilarious acceptance speech to this sage advice from Eddie Murphy, this year’s Golden Globes ceremony was a fitting kickoff to the 2023 awards season, full of memorable moments to be GIF’d and Clip’d.

As with years past, GIPHY was in virtual attendance for this year’s ceremony, covering every moment live on the official Golden Globes GIPHY channel. Here’s a quick recap of the top GIFs and Clips from the 2023 Golden Globes.

Most-Viewed GIFs: Angela Bassett, Jennifer Coolidge, Natasha Lyonne

Awards shows make for a gold mine of content, and this year’s Golden Globes ceremony was no exception.

Angela Bassett won big Tuesday night, taking home the award for best supporting actress for her role in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” This GIF of Bassett in the audience was the third most-viewed GIF of the night with 14.4 million views as of Thursday.

“The White Lotus” star Jennifer Coolidge also made an impression, delivering what some have called the funniest acceptance speech of the night with her best supporting actress win. This GIF from Coolidge’s speech was the second most-viewed GIF of the night with 23.7 million views.

Who says awards shows can’t also be a meditation on the passage of time? This GIF from Natasha Lyonne’s remarks before presenting the award for best drama television series was the most-viewed GIF of the night with 29 million views.

All the Best Audience Reaction GIFs

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: at GIPHY, we love a good audience reaction GIF. This year’s Golden Globes ceremony gifted us with a wealth of audience reaction GIFs, from the “Abbott Elementary” cast’s reaction to the show’s best comedy win, to Lily James’ reaction to that Eddie Murphy joke.

Want to know which moments we’re still thinking about? Here are five of our favorite audience shots from the 2023 Golden Globes ceremony.

  1. Courtney B. Vance

2. Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis

3. Mike White

4. Lily James

5. Steven Spielberg

The Night’s Best Acceptance Speeches, in Clips

This year’s Golden Globes ceremony was also the stage for some standout acceptance speeches as some Hollywood veterans and first-time nominees finally got their flowers.

Here are some of the best moments from the night’s speeches, in Clips.

  1. Ke Huy Quan — “Thank you, thank you!”

2. Angela Bassett — “Your life is already a miracle of chance.”

3. Quinta Brunson — “I’m just so happy to be here with you all!”

4. Michelle Yeoh — “Shut up, please.”

5. Mike White — “I’m too drunk.”

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