26th Critics Choice Awards: Winners and fashion hits
By Guardian Exclusive
09 March 2021 | 2:05 pm
Last Sunday, the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards hosted by Taye Diggs took place on a virtual and in-person stage with Nomadland and The Crown walking away with numerous accolades.
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