Golden Globes 2017 nominations announced Monday

Posted at 8:21 AM, Dec 12, 2016
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Jimmy Fallon will host the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Nominations for the 74th Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Best actor in a limited-series nominees are Riz Ahmed, Bryan Cranston, Tom Hiddleston, John Turturro, and Courtney B. Vance.

“Atlanta”, “Blackish,” “Mozart In The Jungle”, “Transparent,” and “Veep” were nominated for best television series, musical or comedy.

Best actress in a limited series/TV movie nods went to Felicity Huffman, Riley Keough, Sarah Paulson, Charlotte Rampling and Kerry Washington.

Rachel Bloom, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sarah Jessica Parker, Issa Rae, Gina Rodriguez, Tracy Ellis Ross will compete for best actress in a TV musical/comedy.

Best supporting actor in a series, mini-series or TV movie nominees are Sterling K. Brown, Hugh Laurie, John Lithgow, Christian Slater and John Travolta. Olivia Colman, Lena Heady, Chrissy Metz, Mandy Moore and Thandi Newton were nominated in the same category for actresses.

“Strings,” “Moana,” “My Life as a Zucchini,” “Sing,” “Zootopia” and “Trolls” were nominated for best animated feature.

Films like “Moonlight,” “La La Land” and “Manchester by the Sea” have already received acclaim and awards from several critics associations.

One winner has already been announced: Meryl Streep will be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in the film industry.

“Meryl’s enthralling body of work across a diverse set of genres has made her a role model over the past 40 years, and she will continue to do so for generations to come,” Lorenzo Soria, the President of the HFPA, said of the eight time Golden Globe winner. “She is a trailblazer, having paved the way for women in television, film and stage. For shattering gender and age barriers, all with finesse and grace, the HFPA is humbled to bestow this honor upon her.”

Jimmy Fallon will host the awards ceremony set for Jan. 8 on NBC.