Bruce Springsteen wins Critics Choice Award for ‘The Wrestler’ song

'The Boss' takes home the 2009 gong

Bruce Springsteen has won the Critics Choice Award in the Song category for his track ‘The Wrestler’ – the theme song to the film of the same name.

This year awards, given to reward filmmaking throughout last year, were given to Sean Penn (in the Actor category for ‘Milk’), the film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (Film category) and Heath Ledger (Supporting Actor for ‘The Dark Knight’).

The ceremony took place last night (January 8) at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Guest included Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Clint Eastwood.

See NME.COM‘s ‘The Wrestler’ Friday Fun for Rourke-related timewasting fun.