Fantasia, Quinta Brunson Among 81st Golden Globe Nominees

The ceremony airs live on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 7.

The 81st annual Golden Globe nominations have been revealed. Longtime Hollywood stars Cedric the Entertainer and Wilmer Valderrama announced the contenders on Monday morning (Dec. 11), showcasing numerous movies and TV shows vying for recognition.

Among the top nominees, Barbie secured nine nominations, leading the pack, closely followed by Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer with eight nods. However, despite high expectations, The Color Purple,  based on the Broadway version of the story and backed by Oprah Winfrey, surprisingly missed out on a nomination for best film, musical or comedy category.

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Several changes have also been made, including the addition of two new categories — one for stand-up comedy on television and the other for blockbuster films, defined as those taking in at least $100 million at the United States box office and $150 million worldwide. 

CBS will air the three-hour award show live on Sunday, Jan. 7, starting at 5 p.m. Pacific Time (8 p.m. Eastern Time), followed by an NFL football doubleheader. The show will stream on Paramount+ and the CBS app as part of a "new deal between the Network and the Golden Globes."

Meanwhile, check out everything Black nominated at next year’s ceremony.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Colman Domingo, “Rustin”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Fantasia Barrino, “The Color Purple”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Jeffrey Wright, “American Fiction”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Danielle Brooks, “The Color Purple”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Best Original Song, Motion Picture

“Road to Freedom,” from “Rustin”

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy

“Abbott Elementary”

Ayo Edebiri, “The Bear”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Elementary”

Best Performance in Stand-Up Comedy or Television

Trevor Noah, “Trevor Noah: Where Was I?”

Chris Rock, “Chris Rock: Selective Outrage”

Wanda Sykes, “Wanda Sykes: I Am an Entertainer”

Best Motion Picture, Animated

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”

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