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Golden Globes 2020 takes place 6th January: Cynthia Erivo Best Performance by an Actress IN A MOTION PICTURE – and full nominee list

Christmas is over and award season kicks in. Brit girl Cynthia Erivo gets Best Actress nominee for her brilliant performance in Harriet. Cynthia Erivo (born January 8, 1987 in London, England, of Nigerian parents) trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, starred on Broadway in the musical The Color Purple (2015-2017), earning a Tony Award and a Grammy. She played a singer in Bad Times at the El Royal (2018) with Jeff Bridges, a hairdresser in Widows (2018) directed by Steve McQueen with Viola Davis. She portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in Harriet (2019) directed by Kasi Lemmons, wrote the original song “Stand Up.”

The contenders for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama award are strong and Erivo is up against Scarlett Johansson for Marriage Story, Renée Zellweger for Judy and Charlize Theron for Bombshell. Harriet is also nominated for best original song.

Eddie Murphy
Credit: Golden Globes

Eddie Murphy has been nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for Dolemite Is My Name.
The Lion King is nominated for Best Motion Picture – Animated  (Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, Alfre Woodard, Donald Glover, Beyoncé)

FILM CATEGORIES

Best Motion Picture – Drama 1917 Marriage Story Joker The Two Popes The Irishman Best Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical Dolemite Is My Name Once Upon A Time In Hollywood Knives Out Rocketman Jojo Rabbit

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Adam Driver (Marriage Story) Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes) Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory) Christian Bale (Ford v Ferrari)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story) Charlize Theron (Bombshell) Renee Zellwegger (Judy) Cynthia Erivo (Harriet) Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Daniel Craig (Knives Out) Roman Griffin Davis (Jojo Rabbit) Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood) Taron Egerton (Rocketman) Eddie Murphy (Dolemite Is My Name)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Ana de Armas (Knives Out) Awkwafina (The Farewell) Cate Blanchett (Where’d You Go Bernadette) Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart) Emma Thompson (Late Night)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood) Anthony Hopkins (The Two Popes) Al Pacino (The Irishman) Brad Pitt (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood) Joe Pesci (The Irishman)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture Kathy Bates (Richard Jewell) Annette Bening (The Report) Laura Dern (Marriage Story) Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers) Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

Best Director – Motion Picture Todd Phillips (Joker) Martin Scorcese (The Irishman) Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood) Bong Joon Ho (Parasite) Sam Mendes (1917)

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture Marriage Story Parasite The Two Popes Once Upon A Time In Hollywood The Irishman

Best Original Score – Motion Picture Motherless Brooklyn Little Women Joker 1917 Marriage Story

Best Original Song – Motion Picture Beautiful Ghosts (Cats) I’m Gonna Love Me Again (Rocketman) Into The Unknown (Frozen 2) Spirit (The Lion King) Stand Up (Harriet)

Best Animated Feature Film Frozen 2 The Lion King Missing Link Toy Story 4 How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Best Foreign-Language Film The Farewell Les Miserables Pain and Glory Portrait of a Lady on Fire Parasite TV CATEGORIES

Best Television Series – Drama Big Little Lies The Crown Killing Eve Sucecssion The Morning Show

Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy Fleabag The Komiskey Method The Politician Barry The Marvellous Mrs Maisel

Best Miniseries or Television Film Chernobyl Catch 22 Fosse/Verdon The Loudest Voice Unbelievable

Best Actor – Television Series Drama Kit Harington (Game Of Thrones) Tobias Menzes (The Crown) Billy Porter (Pose) Brian Cox (Succession) Rami Malek (Mr Robot)

Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method) Bill Hader (Barry) Ben Platt (The Politician) Paul Rudd (Living With Yourself) Ramy Youssef (Ramy)

Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Jared Harris (Chernobyl) Christopher Abbott (Catch 22) Sacha Baron Cohen (The Spy) Russell Crowe (The Loudest Voice) Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)

Best Actress – Television Series Drama Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show) Olivia Colman (The Crown) Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) Reese Witherspoon (The Morning Show)

Best Actress Television Series Musical or Comedy Christina Applegate (Dead To Me) Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel) Kirsten Dunst (On Becoming A God in Central Florida) Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll) Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag)

Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Kaitlyn Dever (Unbelievable) Joey King (The Act) Helen Mirren (Catherine The Great) Merrit Weaver (Unbelievable) Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon)

Best Supporting Actor Alan Arkin (The Komisky Method) Kieran Culkin (Succession) Andrew Scott (Fleabag) Henry Winkler (Barry) Stellan Skarsgaard (Chernobyl)

Best Supporting Actress Patricia Arquette (The Act) Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) Meryl Streep (Big Little Lies) Emily Watson (Chernobyl) Toni Collette (Unbelievable)

When? The 2020 Golden Globes awards ceremony starts, Sunday 5 January 2020, at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. Meaning that the awards show start sat 1am on 6 January in the UK.

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