And the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Actress is... Emma Stone.
The "La La Land" star has been the frontrunner for most of awards season, scoring her first nomination and win for the hit original musical, which is also up for Best Picture .
The other nominees in the category were: Isabelle Huppert ("Elle"), Ruth Negga ("Loving"), Natalie Portman ("Jackie"), and Meryl Streep ("Florence Foster Jenkins").
Stone will next be seen in Netflix's high-profile series, "Maniac," and on the big screen in 2017's tennis bio-pic, "Battle of the Sexes." In the much-anticipated film, she place tennis legend Billie Jean King.
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart. Read More