Golden Globe Awards 2016 Nominees: Full List of Names in the Biggest Categories Announced


The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards in a live broadcast from the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday. Among the nominations were Golden Globe shoo-ins like Spotlight for best screenplay and Transparent for TV musical or comedy and some less expected nominations like Rachel Bloom for best actress in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Mozart in the Jungle for TV musical or comedy.

Members of the HFPA vote annually to select nominees for the 25 categories of the Golden Globe Awards, honoring excellence in film and television. Here are this year's entire list of Golden Globe nominees.

Best screenplay: 



The Big Short 

Steve Jobs 

The Hateful Eight

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Best TV movie or limited series: 

American Crime 

American Horror Story


Flesh and Bone 

Wolf Hall

Best original song:

"Love Me Like You Do" from 50 Shades of Grey

"One Kind of Love" from Love and Mercy

"See You Again" from Furious 7

"Simple Song No. 3" from Youth

"Writing's on the Wall" from Spectre

Best original score:

Carter Burwell for Carol

Alexandre Desplat for The Danish Girl

Ennio Morricone for The Hateful Eight

Daniel Pemberton for Steve Jobs

Ryuichi Sakamoto Alva Noto for The Revenant

Best actress in a TV series — musical or comedy: 

Rachel Bloom in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Jamie Lee Curtis in Scream Queens

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep

Gina Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin

Lily Tomlin in Grace and Frankie

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Best TV series — musical or comedy:

Mozart in the Jungle 

Silicon Valley 


Orange is the New Black 



Best actor in a TV series — musical or comedy: 

Aziz Ansari in Master of None

Gael Garcia Bernal in Mozart in the Jungle

Rob Lowe in the Grinder

Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk

Jeffrey Tambor in Transparent 

Best motion picture — musical or comedy:

The Big Short 


The Martian 




Best TV series — drama:


Game of Thrones 

 Mr. Robot 



Best actor — musical or comedy:

Christian Bale in The Big Short

Steve Carell in The Big Short

Matt Damon The Martian

Al Pacino Danny Collins 

Mark Ruffalo Infinitely Polar Bear

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Best director: 

Todd Haynes for Carol

Alejandro González Iñárritu for The Revenant 

Tom McCarthy for Spotlight

George Miller for Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott for the Martian


Best actor in a motion picture — drama:

Bryan Cranston in Trumbo

Leonardo DiCaprio The Revenant

Michael Fassbender in Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl

Will Smith in Concussion

Best actress in a motion picture — drama:

Cate Blanchett in Carol

Brie Larson in the Room

Rooney Mara in Carol

Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

Alicia Vikander in the Danish Girl

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Best actress in a motion picture — musical or comedy:

Jennifer Lawrence in Joy

Amy Schumer in Trainwreck

Melissa McCarthy in Spy

Maggie Smith in the Lady in the Van

Lily Tomlin in Grandma

Best actress in a TV series — drama:

Viola Davis in How to Get Away With Murder

Caitriona Balfe in Outlander

Eva Green in Penny Dreadful

Taraji P. Henson in Empire

Robin Wright in House of Cards


Best motion picture — drama:


Mad Max: Fury Road 

The Revenant 



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