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Critics' Choice Awards: Lady Gaga, Glenn Close tearful after tying for Best Actress

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It was a tie! and both won for best on Sunday (local time).

reported that the duo while accepting the award was moved to tears.

"I am so thrilled it's a tie, I can't tell you," Close screamed as she accepted the trophy for her performance in 'The Wife'. "I was thinking that you know, the world kind of pits us against each other in this profession and I know that from all the women in this category, and I think I can speak for all the women in this room, we celebrate each other."

Next up, took the stage after being named the second winner for her role in ''

The burst into tears upon accepting the award as she gave her co-star and a long hug. She said, "I am so honored by this. I went to places in my mind and in my heart that I did not know existed or that I could."

Close and were nominated alongside Emily Blunt, Toni Collette, Olivia Colman, Melissa McCarthy, and

Meanwhile, Gaga also took home for Best song with 'Shallow.'

The show aired on The CW and was hosted by Taye Diggs, who handed out accolades to achievers in both film and television categories.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 18:16 IST