Every year the awards show honors the best in film and television. This year all eyes were on "The Help" stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer as they vied for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards. (Spencer won in her category, but Meryl Streep edged out Davis.)
British star Idris Elba won a Best Actor award for his performance in the BBC America drama, "Luther."
Take a look at which stars graced the red carpet.