Nicole Kidman's incredible acceptance speech set the tone for the 2018 Golden Globes.

It’s not easy going first, but Nicole Kidman makes it look easy.

The actress accepted the first Golden Globes award for the night, best actress in a miniseries, for her role in HBO’s Big Little Lies and immediately set the tone for the evening with her speech.

Kidman played Celeste Wright, a high flying lawyer who was a victim of domestic violence.

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After shouting out to her daughters, Faith and Sunday Rose, Kidman thanked her co-stars, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz and Shailene Woodley.

"Reese, we did this because of our friendship and our creative union, Laura, Zoe and Shailene, we sat at a table and pledged allegiance and commitment to each other and this is ours to share. The power of women. Wow," she said.

She had co-star Reese Witherspoon almost in tears.


In the short time she was given, Kidman gave a tribute to her mother and addressed Hollywood's current abuse problem.

"My mumma was an advocate in the women's movement when I was growing up and it's because of her I'm standing here. My sister Antonia and I say thank you for what you fought so hard for," she said.

"Big Little Lies focuses on the centre of conversation - abuse. I do believe and hope that we can elicit change through the stories we tell and how we tell them."

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And she couldn't finish without thanking her husband, singer Keith Urban.

"When my cheek is against yours, everything else melts away and that is love," she said.