The nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globes have been announced, and this year’s award show is full of melanin. With nominees of color in almost every category, our radiance will shine just as brightly as the awards.
Atlanta and Black-ish are nominated for Best comedy TV series, and both Insecure’s Issa Rae and Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross are up for best comedic actress in a TV series. Anthony Anderson of Black-ish and Donald Glover of Atlanta are nominated for best comedic actor.
Stevie Wonder was nominated for Best Song for “Faith,” his collaboration with Ariana Grande for the animated film Sing, while the music Pharell created with Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch for Hidden Figures is up for Best Originial Score in a motion picture.
Courtney B. Vance is a top pick for Best actor in a limited series or TV movie for his portrayal of Johnny Cochran in The People v. O.J. Simpson, while Kerry Washington is in the running for Best actress for her role in Confirmation, the story of Anita Hill, and Thandie Newton is up for Best supporting actress in a series for her performance as android Maeve Millay on Westworld.
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis were each nominated for Fences, while Naomie Harris and Octavia Spencer were recognized for their roles in the upcoming Hidden Figures. Loving star Ruth Negga is up for Best actress in a motion picture, and the coming of age drama Moonlight earned several nominations, with Mahershala Ali for Best supporting actor in a motion picture, Barry Jenkins for Best director and Best Motion Picture, Drama.