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Legendary Carol Burnett to receive the first ever Golden Globe created in her honor

Rodolfo Vieira
Dec 12, 2018
01:17 P.M.
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Comedy legend Carol Burnett is set to receive a particularly unique honor in the form of an award named after her at the next Golden Globes.

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The ceremony is scheduled to take place on January 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, California, and will be broadcasted by NBC.

According to Variety, the news was shared by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which is responsible for throwing the gala and the creation of the new award.

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The special achievement, called the Carol Burnett Award, was designed to honor the 'highest level of achievement' in television and serves a similar purpose to the Cecil B. DeMille Award, which recognizes 'outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.'

So far, Burnett has taken home five Golden Globes in the television category, more than any other individual in show business, which was why she was chosen to have an award named after her.

Source: Wikimedia Commons

Source: Wikimedia Commons

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A PIONEER AND AN EXAMPLE TO YOUNGER GENERATIONS

Meher Tatna, the President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association praised Burnett for 'breaking barriers while making us laugh' for more than 50 years.

“We are profoundly grateful for her contributions to the entertainment industry and honored to celebrate her legacy forever at the Golden Globes."

Meher Tatna, Variety, December 11, 2018

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A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENTS

Burnett is one of the most acclaimed actresses in the entertainment industry; aside from the five Golden Globes, she is a six-time Emmy Award winner and has received two Peabody Awards, an Ace Award, a Grammy, the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

"So far, Burnett has taken home five Golden Globes in the television category, more than any other individual in show business."

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Source: Getty Images

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COPING WITH THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

Earlier this year, the 85-year-old star opened up about the loss of her daughter, Carrie Hamilton, who passed away after a battle with cancer, which started in her lungs and spread to her brain.

Burnett shared that Hamilton, who was 38 at the time of her death, was a very talented actress and writer, but also a very kind person who had a particular interest in other people's stories.

Losing her daughter took a toll on Burnett, who claimed that she would never be able to get over her loss. However, the star stated that she had learned to cope with the pain of her absence.

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