(l) Regina King attends Variety’s Power Of Women: Los Angeles; (r) Director Spike Lee attends MoMA’s Contenders Screening of ‘BlacKkKlansman’
Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images), Lars Niki (Getty Images for MoMA The Contenders)

Before the sun rose over Hollywood, the industry was up and buzzing to announce the first major awards ceremony nominations: the 76th Annual Golden Globes.

Terry Crews and Danai Gurira rattled off the names of stars in the running to secure that golden bag, via the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Let’s cut to the chase and keep it a buck: We were looking for some color.

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And we found some! Here’s what stood out:

Fresh off her surprise win at the 2018 Primetime Emmys, Regina King will have a chance at the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. She’ll be in consideration for her 2018 Emmy award-winning role as Latrice Butler in Netflix’s crime drama, Seven Seconds.

But, that’s not all for King. She has the potential to be like, “two Globezzzzz” and double-fist some statuettes, because she’s also nominated for her buzzed-about performance in If Beale Street Could Talk for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture.

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Speaking of Beale Street, its lead Stephan James is getting recognition in television, getting a Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama nomination for his role as Walter Cruz in Homecoming.

Thandie Newton nabbed the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her 2018 Emmy-winning performance as Maeve Millay in Westworld.

If Beale Street Could Talk, then it would express its jubilation for securing the nomination for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture. No director nom for Barry Jenkins, though. Boo. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for the Oscars.

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Atlanta buzz is still lit, as Donald Glover copped yet another Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy nom. He won the award in 2017.

There’s some black representation in animation too, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse getting that Best Motion Picture – Animated nomination. Shoutout to Ralph Breaks The Internet, too, starring Taraji P. Henson.

John David Washington is following in the footsteps of his iconic father and has gotten a Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama nomination for his work in in the Spike Lee joint, BlackKkKlansman.

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Black Panther still so lit or nah? Well, it got a nom for Best Original Song – Motion Picture for the Kendrick Lamar and SZA duet, “All The Stars.” The HFPA must’ve loved the songs because it’s also up for Best Original Score - Motion Picture (Ludwig Göransson). But, that’s not all.

In LGBTQ+ news, Pose got a huge nom for Best Television Series – Drama, and Billy Porter scored a nod for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama. And the category is ... ICONIC. HISTORIC.

As expected, the great Mahershala Ali got a Best Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture nom for his great performance in the not-so-great Green Book. Green Book is also in the running for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

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Spike Lee might potentially win his first Golden Globe for directing, grabbing the Best Director – Motion Picture nomination for BlacKkKlansman.

And the blackest category has to be ... *drumroll*... Best Motion Picture - Drama, with a freshly seasoned three nominees: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman and If Beale Street Could Talk.

The complete list of nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes are below:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Amy Adams (“Sharp Objects”)
Patricia Arquette (“Escape at Dannemora”)
Connie Britton (“Dirty John”)
Laura Dern (“The Tale”)
Regina King (“Seven Seconds”)

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Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Barry (HBO)
The Good Place (NBC)
Kidding (Showtime)
The Kominsky Method (Netflix)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language
Capernaum
Girl
Never Look Away
Roma
Shoplifters

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Antonio Banderas (Genius: Picasso)
Daniel Bruhl (The Alienist)
Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose)
Hugh Grant (A Very English Scandal)

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Alex Bornstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects)
Penelope Cruz (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Thandie Newton (Westworld)
Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid’s Tale)

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Marco Beltrami (A Quiet Place)
Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs)
Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther)
Justin Hurwitz (First Man)
Marc Shaiman (Mary Poppins Returns)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The Alienist (TNT)
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (FX)
Escape at Dannemora (Showtime)
Sharp Objects (HBO)
A Very English Scandal (Amazon)

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
Kieran Culkin (Succession)
Edgar Ramirez (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story)
Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal)
Henry Winkler (Barry)

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)
Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Adam McKay (Vice)
Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie (Green Book)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Kristen Bell (The Good Place)
Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown)
Alison Brie (Glow)
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Debra Messing (Will & Grace)

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Sasha Baron Cohen (Who Is America?)
Jim Carrey (Kidding)
Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
Donald Glover (Atlanta)
Bill Hader (Barry)

Best Motion Picture – Animated
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Mirai
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Caitriona Balfe (Outlander)
Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale)
Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Julia Roberts (Homecoming)
Keri Russell (The Americans)

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Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Christian Bale (Vice)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns)
Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)
Robert Redford (The Old Man & the Gun)
John C. Reilly (Stan & Ollie)

Best Director – Motion Picture
Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)
Peter Farrelly (Green Book)
Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
Adam McKay (Vice)

Best Television Series – Drama
The Americans
Bodyguard
Homecoming
Killing Eve
Pose

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Amy Adams (Vice)
Claire Foy (First Man)
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Emma Stone (The Favourite)
Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

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Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“All the Stars” (Black Panther)
“Girl in the Movies” (Dumplin’)
“Requiem For a Private War” (A Private War)
“Revelation” (Boy Erased)
“Shallow” (A Star Is Born)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Jason Bateman (Ozark)
Stephan James (Homecoming)
Richard Madden (Bodyguard)
Billy Porter (Pose)
Matthew Rhys (The Americans)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
Timothee Chalamet (Beautiful Boy)
Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)
Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Sam Rockwell (Vice)

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Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Glenn Close (The Wife)
Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)
Nicole Kidman (Destroyer)
Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Rosamund Pike (A Private War)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns)
Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade)
Charlize Theron (Tully)
Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)
Lucas Hedges (Boy Erased)
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman)

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Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Crazy Rich Asians
The Favourite
Green Book
Mary Poppins Returns
Vice

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Black Panther
BlacKkKlansman
Bohemian Rhapsody
If Beale Streat Could Talk
A Star Is Born

Further, we originally mentioned a major announcement prior to the nominations telecast and HFPA President Meher Tatna has revealed it! There will be a television version of its film equivalent, the Cecil B. DeMille Award!

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“Equivalent to its film accolade counterpart, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, this new annual award will honor TV’s biggest names and brightest talents,” said Tatna in a press release statement. “Honorees will be selected based on their outstanding accomplishments, as well as the impact and influence that their television career has had on the industry and audiences. The importance of this presentation is underscored by the fact that this is the first special achievement award of its kind since the DeMille Award was originally presented in 1952.”

The first-ever new TV award presentation will take place during the 2019 Golden Globes telecast. The Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient—also presented during the awards ceremony—will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 76th Annual Golden Globes will broadcast on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 8 p.m. ET /5 p.m. PT. Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh have been announced to host the ceremony.