Cate Blanchett picks up a Golden Globe.
Cate Blanchett picks up a Golden Globe. Bang Showbiz

Cate Blanchett wins Golden Globe for Blue Jasmine

CATE Blanchett's Oscars chances have just improved with her winning a Golden Globe in Beverly Hills just minutes ago.

The Aussie actress beat out Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet to take home the award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama.

Blanchett is also up for Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA awards for her acclaimed performance as a New York socialite fallen from grace in director Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine.

American Hustle was the big winner of the night with three awards including Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, while 12 Years A Slave was named Best Motion Picture Drama.

Breaking Bad's fifth and final season was recognised with two awards: Best TV Series Drama and Best Actor in a TV Series Drama for star Bryan Cranston, while Behind the Candelabra was named Best TV Movie or Mini-series.

There's sure to be interest in Andy Samberg's TV comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which has yet to air in Australia, after it took home two awards including Best TV Comedy over The Big Bang Theory.

Dallas Buyers Club will also be more highly anticipated ahead of its release in Australia on February 13 after stars Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto were named Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively.

2014 Golden Globes full winners list:

Best motion picture, drama
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips

Best motion picture, musical or comedy
American Hustle
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a motion picture, drama
Cate Blanchett  - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena
Emma Thompson - Saving Mr. Banks
Kate Winslet - Labor Day

Best Actor in a motion picture, drama
Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
Idris Elba - Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Tom Hanks - Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford - All Is Lost

Best Actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Julie Delpy - Before Midnight
Greta Gerwig - Frances Ha
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Enough Said
Meryl Streep - August: Osage County

Best Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy
Christian Bale - American Hustle
Bruce Dern - Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf Of Wall Street
Oscar Isaac - Inside Llewyn Davis
Joaquin Phoenix - Her

Best supporting Actress in a motion picture
Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts - August: Osage County
June Squibb - Nebraska

Best supporting Actor in a motion picture
Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
Daniel Brühl - Rush
Bradley Cooper - American Hustle
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

Best Director - motion picture
Alfonso Cuarón - Gravity
Paul Greengrass - Captain Phillips
Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave
Alexander Payne - Nebraska
David O. Russell - American Hustle

Best Screenplay - motion picture
Spike Jonze - Her
Bob Nelson - Nebraska
Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan - Philomena
John Ridley - 12 Years a Slave
Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell - American Hustle

Best Foreign Language Film
Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Past
The Wind Rises

Best Animated Feature film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2

Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Atlas - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Let It Go - Frozen
Ordinary Love - Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Please Mr. Kennedy - Inside Llewyn Davis
Sweeter Than Fiction - One Chance

Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Alex Ebert - All is Lost
Alex Heffes - Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Steven Price - Gravity
John Williams - The Book Thief
Hans Zimmer - 12 Years a Slave

Best TV series, drama
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Goodwife
House of Cards
Masters of Sex

Best TV Series, Comedy
The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Modern Family
Parks and Recreation

Best TV movie or mini-series
American Horror Story: Coven
Behind the Candelabra
Dancing on the Edge
Top of the Lake
The White Queen

Best Actress in a TV series, drama
Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany - Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling - Orange is the New Black
Kerry Washington - Scandal
Robin Wright - House of Cards

Best Actor in a TV series, drama
Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad
Liev Schreiber - Ray Donovan
Michael Sheen - Masters of Sex
Kevin Spacey - House of Cards
James Spader - The Blacklist

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy
Zooey Deschanel - New Girl
Lena Dunham - Girls
Edie Falco - Nurse Jackie
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep
Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation

Best Actor, TV Series Comedy
Jason Bateman - Arrested Development
Don Cheadle - House of Lies
Michael J. Fox - The Michael J. Fox Show
Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory
Andy Samberg - Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Actress in a mini-series or TV movie
Helena Bonham Carter - Burton and Taylor
Rebecca Ferguson - White Queen
Jessica Lange - American Horror Story: Coven
Helen Mirren - Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss - Top of the Lake

Best Actor in a mini-series or TV movie
Matt Damon - Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas - Behind the Candelabra
Chiwetel Ejiofor - Dancing on the Edge
Idris Elba - Luther
Al Pacino - Phil Spector

Best Supporting Actress in a series, mini-series, or TV movie
Jacqueline Bisset - Dancing on the Edge
Janet McTeer - White Queen
Hayden Panettiere - Nashville
Monica potter - Parenthood
Sofia Vergara - Modern family

Best Supporting Actor in a series, mini-series or TV movie
Josh Charles - The Good Wife
Rob Lowe- Behind the Candelabra
Aaron Paul - Breaking Bad
Corey Stoll - House of Cards
Jon Voight - Ray Donovan