Golden Globe Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations were announced on December 14. The Golden Globes are given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The awards will be presented on January 16, 2011. Categories with works of genre interest are listed below.

Motion Picture Categories
Best Motion Picture, Drama

  • Black Swan
  • The Fighter
  • Inception
  • The King’s Speech
  • The Social Network

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Burlesque
  • Kids Are All Right
  • Red
  • The Tourist

Best Director

  • Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan
  • David Fincher, The Social Network
  • Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech
  • Christopher Nolan, Inception
  • David O. Russell, The Fighter

Best Actor, Comedy or Musical

  • Johnny Depp, Alice in Wonderland
  • Johnny Depp, The Tourist
  • Paul Giamatti, Barney’s Version
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Love and Other Drugs
  • Kevin Spacey, Casino Jack

Animated Film

  • Despicable Me
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Illusionist
  • Tangled
  • Toy Story 3


  • Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, 127 Hours
  • Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right
  • Christopher Nolan, Inception
  • David Seidler, The King’s Speech
  • Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network

Original Score

  • Alexandre Desplat, The King’s Speech
  • Danny Elfman, Alice in Wonderland
  • A.R. Rahman, 127 Hours
  • Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, The Social Network
  • Hans Zimmer, Inception


  • “Bound to You” (music by Samuel Dixon, lyrics by Christina Aguilera and Sia Furler), from Burlesque
  • “Coming Home” (music and lyrics by Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges), from Country Strong
  • “I See the Light” (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater), from Tangled
  • “There’s a Place for Us” (music and lyrics by Carrie Underwood, David Hodges and Hillary Lindsey), from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
  • “You Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” (music and lyrics by Diane Warren), from Burlesque

Television Categories
TV Series, Musical or Comedy

  • 30 Rock
  • Big Bang Theory
  • The Big C
  • Glee
  • Modern Family
  • Nurse Jackie

Best Actor, TV Musical or Comedy

  • Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
  • Steve Carell, The Office
  • Thomas Jane, Hung
  • Matthew Morrison, Glee
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Robert DeNiro

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