This next category honors the celebs that never cease to make us cry.
Tonight, the 71st annual Emmy Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During the ceremony, Billy Porter won the highly coveted award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for playing Pray Tell in Pose, which stars Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson and Indya Moore.
The actor was up against a stacked list of nominees, including Jason Bateman for Ozark, Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us, Kit Harington for Game of Thrones, Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul and Milo Ventimiglia for This Is Us.
The Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category originally made its debut in 1954. Previous winners include Matthew Rhys for The Americans, Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us, Rami Malek for Mr. Robot, Jon Hamm for Mad Men, Bryan Cranston for Breaking Bad, Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom, Damian Lewis for Homeland, Kyle Chandler for Friday Night Lights and Dennis Franz for NYPD Blue.
Cranston and Franz currently hold the record for most wins in this category, with four statuettes each.
Congratulations to Porter and all the worthy nominees!