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Golden Globe Awards Nominations 2024

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood took center stage on Monday morning as the nominees for the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards were revealed, setting the tone for the much-anticipated 2024 awards season. This unveiling not only showcased the industry’s top talent but also marked a pivotal moment in the history the Golden Globes, a ceremony that has undergone significant changes in recent times.

Golden Globe Awards 2024

Edition: 81st

Ceremony Date: 7th January 2024

First Awarded: January 20, 1944

Awarded For: Excellence in film and television

Country: United States

Barbie vs. Oppenheimer, A Blockbuster Clash

Barbie” and Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” emerged as the frontrunners, both earning significant attention with 10 and 8 nominations, respectively. The rare confluence of these blockbusters on the same weekend sparked memes and Halloween costumes, contributing to a turbocharged box office.

Television Standouts

In the television categories, HBO’s “Succession” led the pack with nine nominations for its final session. “The Bear” and “Only Murders in the Building” followed closely with five nods each. The article highlights the competitive races in both drama and comedy categories.

Netflix Dominates Nominations

Netflix emerged as the leading media company with 28 nominations, showcasing its diverse lineup of series and movies, including “Maestro,” “The Crown” and “The Diplomat.” Warner Bros. Discovery closely trailed with 27 nominations, buoyed by recognition for “Barbie,” “Succession” and “Barry.”

Notable Snubs and Surprises

Despite earning rave reviews, Ava DuVernay’s “Origin” and Michael Mann’s “Ferrari” were notably absent from the nominations. “The Color Purple” failed to secure a best musical or comedy nod and the “Frasier” reboot went home empty-handed.

Changes to the Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globes feature notable changes, including six nominees per category instead of five. Two new prizes have been introduced to celebrate box office achievements and stand-up comedy performances, recognizing films like “John Wick: Chapter 4” and stand-up specials from Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer and Rickey Gervais.

Golden Globe Ceremony Details

The 2024 Golden Globe Awards ceremony is scheduled for January 7 and will be broadcast live on CBS, the awards ceremony’s new network home. The show will also stream on Paramount+ and the CBS app.

The Globes’ Evolution and Challenges

The evolution of the Golden Globes, from a long-standing partnership with NBC to its recent struggles with diversity and ethical concerns surrounding the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). It mentions recent efforts to expand membership, clean up guidelines and reorganize as a for-profit entity.

The historical divergence between Golden Globe winners and Oscar picks, emphasizing that the Globes, voted on by around 300 journalists, don’t always align with preferences of the 10,500 film industry professionals who vote for the Oscars.

Golden Globe Awards Nominations 2024

Here is the complete list of nominations for the 81st Golden Globe Awards 2024 along with their diverse categories:

Best Motion Picture — Drama

  • “Oppenheimer”
  • “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • “Maestro”
  • “Past Lives”
  • “The Zone of Interest”
  • “Anatomy of a Fall”

Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

  • “Barbie”
  • “Poor Things”
  • “American Fiction”
  • “The Holdovers”
  • “May December”
  • “Air”

Best Motion Picture — Animated

  • “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”
  • “The Boy and the Heron”
  • “Elemental”
  • “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”
  • “Wish”
  • “Suzume”

Cinematic and Box Office Achievement

  • “Barbie”
  • “Oppenheimer”
  • “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”
  • “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”
  • “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”
  • “John Wick: Chapter 4”
  • “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1”
  • “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour”

Best Motion Picture — Non-English Language

  • “Anatomy of a Fall” (France)
  • “The Zone of Interest” (United Kingdom)
  • “Society of the Snow” (Spain)
  • “Fallen Leaves” (Finland)
  • “Past Lives” (United States)
  • “Io capitano” (Italy)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama

  • Bradley Cooper, “Maestro”
  • Cillian Murphy, “Oppenheimer”
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Colman Domingo, “Rustin”
  • Andrew Scott, “All of Us Strangers”
  • Barry Keoghan, “Saltburn”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama

  • Lily Gladstone, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Carey Mulligan, “Maestro”
  • Sandra Hüller, “Anatomy of a Fall”
  • Annette Bening, “Nyad”
  • Greta Lee, “Past Lives”
  • Cailee Spaeny, “Priscilla”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

  • Emma Stone, “Poor Things”
  • Margot Robbie, “Barbie”
  • Natalie Portman, “May December”
  • Fantasia Barrino, “The Color Purple”
  • Alma Pöysti, “Fallen Leaves”
  • Jennifer Lawrence, “No Hard Feelings”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy

  • Jeffrey Wright, “American Fiction”
  • Paul Giamatti, “The Holdovers”
  • Matt Damon, “Air”
  • Joaquin Phoenix, “Beau is Afraid”
  • Timothée Chalamet, “Wonka”
  • Nicolas Cage, “Dream Scenario”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Emily Blunt, “Oppenheimer”
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph, “The Holdovers”
  • Danielle Brooks, “The Color Purple”
  • Julianne Moore, “May December”
  • Jodie Foster, “Nyad”
  • Rosamund Pike, “Saltburn”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

  • Ryan Gosling, “Barbie”
  • Robert DeNiro, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Robert Downey Jr., “Oppenheimer”
  • Charles Melton, “May December”
  • William Dafoe, “Poor Things”
  • Mark Ruffalo, “Poor Things”

Best Director — Motion Picture

  • Martin Scorsese, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Christopher Nolan, “Oppenheimer”
  • Greta Gerwig, “Barbie”
  • Yorgos Lanthimos, “Poor Things”
  • Bradley Cooper, “Maestro”
  • Celine Song, “Past Lives”

Best Screenplay — Motion Picture

  • Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, “Barbie”
  • Tony McNamara, “Poor Things”
  • Celine Song, “Past Lives”
  • Christopher Nolan, “Oppenheimer”
  • Eric Roth and Martin Scorsese, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Justine Triet and Arthur Harari, “Anatomy of a Fall”

Best Original Score — Motion Picture

  • Ludwig Göransson, “Oppenheimer”
  • Robbie Robertson, “Killers of the Flower Moon”
  • Mica Levi, “The Zone of Interest”
  • Daniel Pemberton, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”
  • Jerskin Fendrix, “Poor Things”
  • Joe Hisaishi, “The Boy and the Heron”

Best Original Song — Motion Picture

  • “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell (from “Barbie”)
  • “Dance the Night” by Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt (from “Barbie”)
  • “Addicted to Romance” by Bruce Springsteen (from “She Came to Me”)
  • “Road to Freedom” by Lenny Kravitz (from “Rustin”)
  • “Peaches” by Jack Black, Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic, Eric Osmond and John Spiker (from “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”)
  • “I’m Just Ken” by Andrew Wyatt and Mark Ronson (from “Barbie”)

Best Television Series – Drama

  • “Succession”
  • “The Last of Us”
  • “The Crown”
  • “The Morning Show”
  • “The Diplomat”
  • “1923”

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • “The Bear”
  • “Ted Lasso”
  • “Abbott Elementary”
  • “Jury Duty”
  • “Only Murders in the Building”
  • “Barry”

Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • “Beef”
  • “Lessons in Chemistry”
  • “Daisy Jones & the Six”
  • “All the Light We Cannot See”
  • “Fellow Travelers”
  • “Fargo”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama

  • Sarah Snook, “Succession”
  • Bella Ramsey, “The Last of Us”
  • Helen Mirren, “1923”
  • Keri Russell, “The Diplomat”
  • Emma Stone, “The Curse”
  • Imelda Staunton, “The Crown”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama

  • Brian Cox, “Succession”
  • Pedro Pascal, “The Last of Us”
  • Kieran Culkin, “Succession”
  • Jeremy Strong, “Succession”
  • Gary Oldman, “Slow Horses”
  • Dominic West, “The Crown”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Ayo Edebiri, “The Bear”
  • Natasha Lyonne, “Poker Face”
  • Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Elementary”
  • Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
  • Selena Gomez, “Only Murders in the Building”
  • Elle Fanning, “The Great”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy

  • Jeremy Allen White, “The Bear”
  • Jason Sudeikis, “Ted Lasso”
  • Bill Hader, “Barry”
  • Jason Segel, “Shrinking”
  • Steve Martin, “Only Murders in the Building”
  • Martin Short, “Only Murders in the Building”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Brie Larson, “Lessons in Chemistry”
  • Ali Wong, “Beef”
  • Riley Keough, “Daisy Jones & the Six”
  • Elizabeth Olsen, “Love and Death”
  • Juno Temple, “Fargo”
  • Rachel Weisz, “Dead Ringers”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Steven Yeun, “Beef”
  • Matt Bomer, “Fellow Travelers”
  • Sam Claflin, “Daisy Jones & the Six”
  • David Oyelowo, “Lawmen: Bass Reeves”
  • Jon Hamm, “Fargo”
  • Woody Harrelson, “White House Plumbers”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Television Series

  • Matthew Macfadyen, “Succession”
  • James Marsden, “Jury Duty”
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach, “The Bear”
  • Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”
  • Alexander Skarsgård, “Succession”
  • Alan Ruck, “Succession”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Television Series

  • Meryl Streep, “Only Murders in the Building”
  • Hannah Waddingham, “Ted Lasso”
  • Elizabeth Debicki, “The Crown”
  • Christina Ricci, “Yellowjackets”
  • Abby Elliott, “The Bear”
  • Smith-Cameron, “Succession”

Best Performance in Stand-Up Comedy on Television

  • “Amy Schumer: Emergency Contact”
  • “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage”
  • “Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer”
  • “Sarah Silverman: Someone You Love”
  • “Trevor Noah: Where Was I”

Important Questions Related to Exams

Q1. When is the 81st Golden Globe Awards ceremony scheduled?

Sol. The 81st Golden Globe Awards ceremony is scheduled on January 7, 2024.

Q2. Which films emerged as frontrunners with the most nominations?

Sol. “Barbie” “Oppenheimer” with 10 and 8 nominations, respectively.

Q3. Who led the television categories with nine nominations for its final season?

Sol. HBO’s succession led the television categories with nine nominations for its final season.

Q4. Which streaming giant dominated nominations with 28 nods?

Sol. Netflix dominated nominations with 28 nods.

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