It is that time of year again, when our favorite actresses wear exquisite designer gowns and our adored actors look as dapper as ever all suited up.
Awards season has finally kicked off as The Golden Globe Award nominations were finally announced Thursday morning by Jessica Alba, Ed Helms and Megan Fox.
Of course, the highly acclaimed Anne Hathaway has been nominated for her supporting role in Les Miserables, while Ben Affleck’s Argo and Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln are up against each other for best director and best motion picture drama.
Television nominees for Best Comedy Series include CBS’s highly praised The Big Bang Theory, HBO’s quirky comedy hit Girls and NBC’s musically infused Smash.
As previously announced, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are set to serve as the hosts for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards show, which will air live on Sunday January 13, 2013 on NBC at 5pm PT from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Here is a list of nominees in major categories. For a complete list go to Golden Globes
For best motion picture, drama:
• Django Unchained
• Life of Pi
• Zero Dark Thirty
For best motion picture, comedy or musical, the nominees are:
• The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
• Les Misérables
• Moonrise Kingdom
• Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
• Silver Linings Playbook
Best performance by an actor, drama:
• Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln
• Richard Gere in Arbitrage
• John Hawkes in The Sessions
Best performance by an actor, comedy or musical:
• Jack Black in Bernie
• Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook
• Hugh Jackman in Les Misérables
• Ewan McGregor in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
• Bill Murray in Hyde Park on Hudson
• Joaquin Phoenix in The Master
• Denzel Washington in Flight
Best performance by an actress, comedy or musical:
• Emily Blunt in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
• Judi Dench in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
• Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook
• Maggie Smith in Quartet
• Meryl Streep in Hope Springs
Best performance by an actress, drama:
• Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty
• Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone
• Helen Mirren in Hitchcock
• Naomi Watts in The Impossible
• Rachel Weisz in The Deep Blue Sea
Best TV series, comedy or musical:
• The Big Bang Theory
• Modern Family
Best TV series, drama:
• Boardwalk Empire
• Breaking Bad
• Downton Abbey
• The Newsroom
Give us your predictions about which nominees will actually win Golden Globe Awards in the comments section below!