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2016 Golden Globe Awards nominations: Aziz Ansari, Brian Wilson, Ennio Morricone, Wiz Khalifa & more

Aziz Ansari (w/ Eric Wareheim) in ‘Master of None’
Aziz Ansari Master of None

It is Awards Season. The Grammy nominations were announced earlier this week and now the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has just announced the nominees for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards. Todd Haynes’ period drama, Carol, received the most film nominations with five. On the television side, five shows tied for most nominations (three each): Mr. Robot, Fargo, Transparent, Outlander, and American Crime. Mr Robot and Fargo are both shows written about on BV, and we’re happy to report that Aziz Ansari got a nomination for Best Actor, Comedy for his terrific Netflix series Master of None.

As far as musical things go, Brian Wilson scored a nomination for “One Kind of Love” from Love and Mercy, the biopic about his life. Other noms were Wiz Khalifa for “See You Again” from Furious 7; Ellie Goulding for “Love Me Like You Do” from 50 Shades of Grey; David Lang for “Simple Sound” from Youth; and Sam Smith for “Writing’s on the Wall” from Bond flick Spectre.

On the score side: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto score for The Revenant (which the National’s Bryce Dessner worked on) was nominated, as was Ennio Morricone for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, Alexandre Desplat for The Danish Girl, Carter Burwell for Carol and Daniel Pemberton for Steve Jobs.

And as far as the big film categories go: “Best Motion Picture, Drama” nominations are Carol, Mad Max, The Revenant, Room, and Spotlight; “Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical” noms are The Big Short, Joy, The Martian, Spy and Trainwreck. On the television side: “Best TV Series, Drama” nominations are Empire, Game of Thrones, Mr. Robot, Narcos, and Outlander; “Best TV Series, Comedy” noms are Casual, Mozart in the Jungle, Orange is the New Black, Silicon Valley, Transparent and Veep.

Full list of 2016 Golden Globe nominations, below…

FILM NOMINATIONS
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Carol
Mad Max
The Revenant
Room
Spotlight

Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
The Big Short
Joy
The Martian
Spy
Trainwreck

Best Director, Motion Picture
Todd Haynes, Carol
Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott, The Martian

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture
Emma Donague, Room
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Adam McKay, The Big Short
Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs
Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
Will Smith, Concussion

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Brie Larson, Room
Cate Blanchett – Carol
Rooney Mara – Carol
Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Steve Carell, The Big Short
Matt Damon, The Martian
Al Pacino, Danny Collins
Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Melissa McCarthy, Spy
Amy Shumer, Trainwreck
Maggie Smith, Lady in Van
Lily Tomlin, Grandma

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Paul Dano, Love and Mercy
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Michael Shannon, 99 Homes
Sylvester Stallone, Creed

Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Jane Fonda, Youth
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs

Best Original Song in Motion Picture
Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do” (50 Shades of Grey)
Brian Wilson – “One Kind of Love” (Love and Mercy)
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth – “See You Again” (Furious 7)
David Lang – Simple Sound #3 (Youth)
Sam Smith – “Writing’s On The Wall” (Spectre)

Best Original Score in a Motion Picture
Carter Burwell – Carol
Alexandre Desplat – The Danish Girl
Ennio Morricone – The Hateful Eight
Daniel Pemberton – Steve Jobs
Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto – The Revenant

Best Foreign Film
The Brand New Testament
The Club
The Fencer
Mustang
Son of Saul

Animated Feature Film
Anomalisa
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun The Sheep

TV NOMINATIONS
Best TV Series, Drama
Empire
Game of Thrones
Mr. Robot
Narcos
Outlander

Best Comedy Series
Casual
Mozart in the Jungle
Orange Is the New Black
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Veep

Best TV Miniseries or Movie
American Crime
American Horror Story: The Hotel
Fargo
Flesh and Bone
Wolf Hall

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
Wagner Moura, Narcos
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Liev Schrieber, Ray Donovan

Best Performance by an Actress in TV Series, Drama
Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder Eva Green, Penny Dreadful
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Performance by an Actor in TV Series, Comedy
Aziz Ansari, Master of None
Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
Rob Lowe, The Grinder
Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best Performance by an Actress in TV Series, Comedy
Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in TV
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall
Tobias Menzies,Outlander
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Christian Slater, Mr. Robot

Best Performance by Supporting Actress in TV
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Regina King, American Crime
Judith Light, Transparent
Maura Tierney, The Affair

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Idris Elba, Luther
Oscar Isaac, Show Me A Hero
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall
Patrick Wilson, Fargo

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Miniseries or Movie
Kirsten Dunst, Fargo
Lady Gaga, American Horror Story: Hotel
Sarah Hay, Flesh and Bone
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Queen Latifah, Bessie

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