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  1. Musical La La Land receives 14 nominations - equalling Oscar record
  2. British nominees include Dev Patel, Naomie Harris and Andrew Garfield
  3. Meryl Streep extends lead as most nominated performer in Oscar history
  4. Academy Awards to be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on 26 February

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By Emma Saunders and Genevieve Hassan

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That's all folks!

Thanks for joining us on this momentous day in the film awards calendar. We can't wait until the Oscars on 26 February to find out who the winners are!

Scroll down to see how the nominations unfolded and reaction from some of the nominees. 

While you're here, why not check out our main story and see the full list of lucky nominees.

And if you want to know more about the talented crop, take a look at our profiles on best film, best actor, best actress, best supporting actor, best supporting actress.

So dust down your tuxes and evening gowns and we'll see you on the big night.

So long!

Have a listen to the best song nominees

If you like a bit of a sing song, we've put together the five tunes hoping for Oscar glory. Turn your speakers on.

Apology over Adams and Hanks error

The Hollywood Reporter

ABC Digital have apologised after Amy Adams and Tom Hanks were mistakenly listed as nominees on the Oscars website.

"This morning, in an attempt to release breaking news as announced, ABC Digital briefly posted inaccurate information on the website," it said in a statement.

"The nominees announced by the Academy on Twitter were accurate. ABC quickly identified and corrected the errors. We apologise to the Academy, press and fans for any confusion."

Let's hope Amy and Tom are in a forgiving mood!

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Gotta love Meryl

Shocks, snubs and surprises

Lizo Mzimba

Entertainment correspondent


Every year there are a few Oscar nomination shocks. And today was no exception. 

Perhaps the most unexpected was Amy Adams who’s been nominated five times in the past. Her performance in Arrival has already been recognised with nominations from the Screen Actors Guild, the Golden Globes and Bafta. 

But the Academy has surprisingly decided not to nominate her for a sixth time. Although Arrival, which is very much centred around her performance, did pick up eight nominations including best picture.

In the supporting actor category many expected Hugh Grant to pick up his first Oscar nod for his much praised performance in Florence Foster Jenkins after nominations from Bafta and the Golden Globes. And after his win at the Golden Globes win for Nocturnal Animals Aaron Taylor-Johnson was also expected to feature. Instead it’s Michael Shannon from the same film who’s picked up a nomination.

Finding Dory

Denzel Washington, a long-time Academy favourite, missed out on a director nomination for Fences (although he did get a best acting nomination). While Mel Gibson, who’s not had an uncontroversial few years, has been symbolically welcomed back to the Oscar family with his nomination for directing Hacksaw Ridge.

For many the best superhero film of the year was the hugely successful Deadpool - but it failed to pick up a single nomination. While the critically derided Suicide Squad did get one for make-up and hairstyling.

And the often triumphant Pixar who’ve won the animation category Oscar on eight previous occasions will have to sit out this year’s ceremony after the billion dollar grossing sequel Finding Dory failed to land a nomination from the Academy.


Poor Tom Hanks was mistakenly included in the list of best actor nominees on the Oscars official website, as was Arrival's Amy Adams in the best actress list.

The pair were two of the big surprise omissions this year, which perhaps explains the mistake. The names have since been removed but not before somebody took a screengrab.

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Oscar nominations: Reaction

Not everyone is thrilled with La La Land's 14 nominations. Here's what some of you have been telling us:

Emma Stone: 'So grateful'

Emma Stone
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What a morning. I am so grateful for this honour and I'm so happy to share this feeling with my La La Land family. The greatest part of life is connecting with people, and I love the deeply talented, kind and passionate people I was lucky enough to work with on this movie.

I'm also overjoyed that the movie has connected with audiences in the way it has, and that it's hopefully bringing a kick in their step to those who watch it. This is beyond any of our wildest imaginings and we can't wait to celebrate together.

Let's hear it for the boys

Find out more about the best actor nominees with our handy guide.

Denzel Washington

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Humble Octavia

She may have been nominated for best supporting actress, but Octavia Spencer is thinking of everyone else.

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Nicole Kidman: Woo hoo!


Nicole Kidman scored her fourth Oscar nod for her role in Lion - telling the true story of a couple who adopt a young boy Saroo, who later tries to find his family in India.

I want to thank the Academy for all of the acknowledgements you have given this heartfelt film. But, most importantly, I want to thank the Brierley family for putting themselves in such a vulnerable place and sharing their story with the world. And thanks to Garth Davis for putting his heart and soul into all of us. Woo hoo!

And your leading ladies are...

Catch up on who is in the running for best actress.

Ruth Negga in Loving

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What could win best picture?

Here's a look at all the nominees, including what the critics thought of them.


Bluff your way through this year's Oscars

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Could La La Land win all of its 14 nominations on the night?

Lizo Mzimba

Entertainment correspondent

La La Land

Well, as it has two nominations in one category, best original song, the answer would appear to be no.

But, if there was a tie for first place in that category between both of La La Land’s entries, then it would be awarded two Oscars in that one category.

So mathematically it is possible, and it does happen.

Barbra Streisand and Katharine Hepburn tied for best actress in 1969. And as recently as 2013, Skyfall and Zero Dark Thirty shared the best sound editing award.

So while it’s highly unlikely, it’s not totally impossible that La La Land could sweep all 14 awards next month.

Oscar nominations: Reaction

Moonlight celebrations

The Moonlight team are very excited about their eight nominations!

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Naomie Harris: I am over the moon

Naomie Harris

I really cannot believe this. I heard the news from my brother because I was too terrified to listen to the nominations. I couldn't be more thrilled that the movie has been nominated in so many categories, it's so unexpected. It was a [role] I initially turned down, so this is quite a result!

Oscars not so white

Octavia Spencer
20th Century Fox

There are non-white actors in each of this year's acting categories - Mahershala Ali (best supporting actor for Moonlight), Dev Patel (best supporting actor for Lion), Denzel Washington (best actor for Fences), Ruth Negga (best actress for Loving), Viola Davis (best supporting actress for Fences), Naomie Harris (best supporting actress for Moonlight) and Octavia Spencer (best supporting actress for Hidden Figures).

Joi McMillon has also become the first black woman to be nominated for film editing for her work on Moonlight.

Non-white nominees for acting awards at the Oscars

Nominations - who has what?

  • La La Land - 14
  • Arrival - 8
  • Moonlight - 8
  • Hacksaw Ridge - 6
  • Lion - 6 
  • Manchester by the Sea - 6
  • Fences - 4
  • Hell or High Water - 4

"I'm floating in the clouds right now."

Dev Patel
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Aww, bless Dev Patel - he's clearly surprised at his nomination for best supporting actor for Lion. Talking from Mumbai, he just told the BBC:

I'm sitting here with my mouth wide open figuring out how this happened. I'm feeling overwhelmingly grateful right now.

My mum is at work and she was screaming in her office. She's a wreck and a ball of tears. I keep using the word amazing - I need to figure another word out right now.

Dev Patel on his Oscar nomination for Lion

And they keep comin'...

Best costume design

  • Allied
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jackie
  • La La Land

Best documentary feature

  • Fire at Sea
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Life, Animated
  • 13th
  • OJ: Made in America

Best documentary short

  • Extremis
  • 4.1 Miles
  • Joe's Violin
  • Watani: My Homeland
  • The White Helmets

Best make-up and hairstyling

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Suicide Squad

Best visual effects

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

And some more nominations...

Best animated short

  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pear Cider and Cigarettes
  • Pearl
  • Piper

Best live action short

  • Ennemis Interieurs
  • La Femme et le TGV
  • Silent Nights
  • Sing
  • Timecode

Best sound editing

  • Arrival
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Sully
  • La La Land

Best film editing

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • La La Land
  • Moonlight

Best original score

  • Jackie
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Passengers

And there's more...

Best cinematography

  • Arrival
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

Production design

  • Arrival
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

Sound mixing

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • La La Land

Best adapted screenplay 

  • Eric Heisserer (Arrival) 
  • August Wilson (Fences) 
  • Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi (Hidden Figures)
  • Luke Davies (Lion) 
  • Barry Jenkins and Alvin McCraney (Moonlight) 

Best original screenplay 

  • Taylor Sheridan (Hell or High Water) 
  • Damien Chazelle (La La Land) 
  • Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou (The Lobster) 
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea) 
  • Mike Mills (20th Century Women)

Well done Meryl!

The actress extends her lead as the become the most nominated performer in Oscar history.

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BreakingLa La Land leads the way

La La Land is leading the charge with 14 nominations - equalling the record of All About Eve and Titanic. It is now the most nominated musical, beating Mary Poppins which received 13 nods.

Best picture

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell Or High Water
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester By The Sea
  • Moonlight

Best director

  • Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)
  • Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best actress

  • Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
  • Ruth Negga (Loving)
  • Natalie Portman (Jackie)
  • Emma Stone (La La Land)
  • Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Best supporting actress

  • Viola Davis (Fences)
  • Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
  • Nicole Kidman (Lion)
  • Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)
  • Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea)

Best animated feature

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia

La La Land on track

Nine nominations for La La Land so far... looks like it's going to be the one to beat.

Best song

  • La La Land - Audition
  • La La Land - City of Stars
  • Moana - How Far I'll Go
  • Jim: The James Foley Story - The Empty Chair
  • Trolls - Can't Stop the Feeling

Best foreign film

  • A Man Called Ove (Sweden)
  • Land of Mine (Denmark) 
  • The Salesman (Iran) 
  • Tanna (Australia) 
  • Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Best actor

  • Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)
  • Ryan Gosling (La La Land)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)
  • Denzel Washington (Fences)

Best supporting actor

  • Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
  • Jeff Bridges (Hell Or High Water)
  • Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea)
  • Dev Patel (Lion)
  • Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

And we're off!

We'll bring you news of the main categories first - just to warn you, there will be a little break in the middle at approximately 1325 before the nominations resume at 1330. Hope that's precise enough for you!

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