Lady Gaga with her Golden Globe.
With other high-profile scalps already taken in the #TimesUp era, many - including Westworld actress Evan Rachel Wood - were left wondering why Singer seemed to be exempt.
"He's a massive Queen fan", Malek said.
Mahershala Ali, who played renowned pianist Don Shirley in the film, took home the Golden Globe for best supporting actor. Instead, it's the glitz, glamour and carefully articulated speeches surrounding the awards that carry influence.
At one time, the Golden Globe Awards was like a little sister to the Oscars, but in the past decade the ceremony has become more of a drunken uncle.
That's especially important this year, given the heated conversations surrounding "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Green Book".
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He went on to thank Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor and, after praising Rami Malek's "unbelievable" performance as the group's frontman Freddie Mercury, he closed his speech by dedicating the win to the late singer. When I first met them, I have met a lot of actors, and there are a few actors that really throw me, where it's hard to open my mouth around.
"This is beyond anything we ever imagined when we began shooting", said director and writer Peter Farrelly. Without saying as much, he tried to relieve himself of accusations that "Green Book" borrows a exhausted white-savior complex and misrepresents its subject's biography.
Directed by Bryan Singer, it is written by Anthony McCarten, and produced by Graham King and former Queen manager Jim Beach.
On the television side of the night, Netflix and FX tied for most awards won, with FX's The Americans winning for best drama series and the Assassination of Gianni Versace winning best limited series.
Rami Malek has responded to an awkward clip, which saw Nicole Kidman appear to totally snub him on stage during the Golden Globes this weekend (Sunday 6 January).
The star went up on stage to collect the prize for his Freddie Mercury biopic, and admitted he was nervous so turned to his friend who simply didn't see him.