The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California. Image Credit: AP

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year’s Golden Globe Awards.

The association said on Friday the 77th annual awards will be held on January 5. The ceremony will kick off a condensed awards season with the Oscars moving up their ceremony to February 9, 2020.

In January, the Globes were watched by 18.6 million viewers.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says its members represent 56 countries.