BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- In a battle of close friends, actress Jennifer Lawrence has beaten out Amy Schumer for the Golden Globe for best actress in a film comedy.

Lawrence won for her role in "Joy." The women are close friends and have joked about being rivals in the run-up to Sunday's awards ceremony.

Lawrence and Schumer joined each other onstage earlier in evening to present clips from their films, "Joy" and "Trainwreck."

Other nominees in the category were Melissa McCarthy, Maggie Smith and Lily Tomlin.

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