The nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globes have been announced. Harriet actress Cynthia Erivo has been nominated for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.” Comedy legend Eddie Murphy snagged a “Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy” nomination for his role in Dolemite is My Name. Hustlers star Jennifer Lopez has also been nominated for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture.”
Entertainer and entrepreneur Beyoncé joins Erivo in the “Best Original Song – Motion Picture” category as their “Spirit” (The Lion King) and “Stand Up” (Harriet) singles go head to head. Speaking of The Lion King, the live-action film has also been nominated for the “Best Motion Picture – Animated” category. Billy Porter has been added to the “Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama” ballot for his award-winning role in FX’s Pose.
As for the networks and platforms with the most nominations, Netflix came out on top with a total of 17 nominations, HBO snagged 15 nods and Sony Pictures Releasing has taken home 8 nominations. You can see the full list of nominees here. Among the major snubs are Ava Duvernay’s award-winning film When The See Us and HBO’s hit series Watchmen starring Regina King.
Hosted by Ricky Gervais, the 2020 Golden Globes ceremony is set to take place at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday, January 5 and air at 8 pm EST on NBC.