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2017 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMS: ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Fences’ Stars, “black•ish,” Kerry Washington, Issa Rae & MORE Are In The Running—Taraji P. Henson SNUBBED

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The 2017 Golden Globe nominations are IN and several YBF celebs were recognized. Go inside to find out who made the cut…

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Last year’s Oscars may have been very white, but this year’s Golden Globe Awards are sprinkled with YBF goodness.

The 2017 Awards season is here and YBF celebs are scooping up nominations everywhere. The 74th annual Golden Globe Awards nominations were announced this morning at the Beverly Hilton with Don Cheadle on hand to help reveal the nominees.

In the film categories...

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Moonlight picked up six Golden Globe nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Drama.

Naomie Harris is in the running for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture, Mahershala Ali will duke it out in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture and director Barry Jenkins is up for Best Director – Motion Picture and Best Original Screenplay.
 

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Denzel Washington, who produced, directed and starred in FENCES, nabbed a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. Meanwhile, his FENCES co-star Viola Davis is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture. She’s in the running against Hidden Figures star Octavia Spencer and Moonlight Naomie Harris.

Ruth Negga, who covers the newest issue of VOGUE, is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for her role in LOVING.

La La Land landed seven nominations this year, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. R&B crooner John Legend produced and starred in the musical drama.

Singing legend Stevie Wonder nabbed a nomination in Best Original Song – Motion Picture for the track “Faith” in the animated film SING.

In the television categories...

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“black•ish” nabbed a slot in the Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy going up against Donald Glover’s “Atlanta.” The comedy’s lead star Anthony Anderson will duke it out in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy category against Donald Glover for his role in “Atlanta.”

Meanwhile, Tracee Ellis Ross has been nominated in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy.

“Insecure” star Issa Rae will go up against Tracee in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy. Congrats to Issa for her first Golden Globe nomination.

Kerry Washington is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in “Confirmation.”

“The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” and “American Crime” (starring Regina King and Trevor Jackson) are up for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.

Courtney B. Vance is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in “The People vs. OJ Simpson.”

Meanwhile, his co-star Sterling K. Brown is up for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. Speaking of Sterling, his hit NBC show “This Is Us” is up for Best TV Series—Drama.

Thandie Newton will battle it out in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role in “Westworld.”

While several YBFers are up for awards, we noticed  Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson didn't make the cut this year. She could have been nominated for her "Empire" role and Hidden Figures role. However, she did win the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama for her role in "Empire" last year.
 

Check out the full list of nominees here.  

The Golden Globes ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, will air Sunday, January 8th at 8pm EST on NBC.

 

Photos: A24/Paramount/ABC/Getty


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