The 2015 award season just got a little more exciting as the Golden Globe nominations for next year have officially been announced and we have a number of favorites to root for. Viola Davis, who acted her behind off as Annalise Keating during the debut season of “How To Get Away With Murder,” has been nominated for Best Actress in a TV Drama; Quvenzhané Wallis,who is bringing “Annie” back to life on the big screen next Friday is up for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical; and the civil rights historical drama “Selma,” which hits theaters this Christmas, has already been nominated for Best Motion Picture Drama with David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr., being up for Best Actor. Director Ava Duvernay has also been nominated for “Selma” as has the movie’s lead song “Glory,” by Common and John Legend.
Our top Netflix comedy “Orange is the New Black” is also up for a string of awards, including Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical with Taylor Shilling and and Uzo Aduba being up for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. Don Cheadle also snagged another nomination for his role in House of Lies,” and “American Horror Story” fans will be happy to know Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates have been thrown in the mix for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.
Check out the full list of Golden Globe nominations here. The show airs January 11, 2015 at 8pm on NBC.