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The Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday and the highly anticipated and critically acclaimed drama Selma about civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. garnered nods in key categories, including Best Motion Picture, Drama, Best Director, Motion Picture for Ava Duvernay, Best Performance by an and Actor for David Oyelowo.

Quvenshane Wallis got a major shout out for her dazzling role in the musical Annie by scoring a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical.

Viola Davis continued her streak by getting a Best Performance by an Actress in TV series, Drama for her impeccable turn in How to Get Away with Murder. The original Shonda Rhimes hitmaker, Scandal did not fare very well – star Kerry Washington didn’t make the cut neither did any of the other cast members.

Don Cheadle has another chance to score a win with a Best Performance by an Actor in TV series, comedy for House of Lies. Uzo Aduba is proving to be the breakout star of the year – she managed to secure a nomination for Best Performance by Supporting Actress in TV for her awesome portrayal of “Crazy Eyes” in Orange is the New Black.

John Legend and Common also got a nomination for Best Original Song in Motion Picture thanks to their collaboration on the stirring tune – Glory.

The Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 11 and will air on NBC.

 

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