La La Land leads Golden Globe nominations with host of British talent up for awards

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Golden Globes Nominations

Musical La La Land has received the most nominations for the Golden Globes, where a host of British talent will compete for awards.

Damien Chazelle's film, which is being tipped as a favourite for Oscar success, is up for seven honours including nods for stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

Coming-of age drama Moonlight earned six nominations, with Briton Naomie Harris up for best supporting actress for her performance as a crack-addict in the film.

Special recognition for Naomie.
British actress Naomie Harris stars in Moonlight (Grant Pollard/AP)

Hugh Grant is nominated for best actor in a musical or comedy film for Florence Foster Jenkins, while Dev Patel and Aaron Taylor Johnson will compete for best supporting actor for their roles in Lion and Nocturnal Animals respectively.

Lily Collins - the daughter of musician Phil Collins - is nominated for best actress in a musical or comedy for her performance in Warren Beatty's Rules Don't Apply.

Meanwhile, Andrew Garfield is nominated for best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of conscientious objector Desmond Doss in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge.

Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep (Think Jam)
Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins (Think Jam)

Mel received a best director nomination for the Second World War drama, which marked his return to directing for the first time in 10 years following his controversial anti-Semitic rant in 2006.

In the television categories, BBC show The Night Manager scored four nominations including best limited series and nods for stars Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hugh Laurie.

Tom will compete for best actor in a limited series along with fellow Briton Riz Ahmed, who is nominated for his role in The Night Of.

Mel Gibson at the 69th international film festival in Cannes (Joel Ryan/AP)
Mel Gibson is nominated for best director (Joel Ryan/AP)

Olivia will battle for the award for best supporting actress in a limited series with British stars Thandie Newton, who is nominated for Westworld, and Lena Headey from Game Of Thrones.

Hugh Laurie is nominated for best supporting actor and will go head to head with John Lithgow, who is nominated for his portrayal of Sir Winston Churchill in The Crown.

John's co-star, Briton Claire Foy, is nominated for best actress in a television drama series for her portrayal of the Queen in the Netflix drama about the monarch's early reign.

Claire Foy
Claire Foy as the Queen (Netflix)

The Crown will battle for best television drama series with Game Of Thrones, Stranger Things, US drama This Is Us and Westworld.

Another Briton, Charlotte Rampling, is nominated for best actress in a limited television series for her performance in London Spy.

Meanwhile, Welsh actor Matthew Rhys is up for best actor in a television series for The Americans.

Actor Matthew Rhys ( Matt Sayles/AP)
Actor Matthew Rhys ( Matt Sayles/AP)

The movie acting awards will see Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain, Isabelle Huppert, Ruth Negga and Natalie Portman compete for best actress in a film drama.

Casey Affleck is nominated for best actor in a film drama for his performance in Manchester By The Sea. He will compete with Joel Edgerton (Loving), Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic) and Denzel Washington (Fences).

La La Land is up for best musical or comedy film along with superhero film Deadpool, Florence Foster Jenkins, Sing Street and 20th Century Women.

Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman is nominated for best actress for her performance in Jackie (Rex)

Hacksaw Ridge, Hell Or High Water, Lion, Manchester By The Sea and Moonlight are nominated for best film in the drama category.

The People Versus OJ Simpson: American Crime Story received a number of nominations including best limited series or film made for television.

John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Courtney B Vance and Sterling K Brown are up for acting awards for their performances in the drama about the murder trial of former American footballer Simpson.

Actor John Travolta attends the unveiling of a beach hut named after him, during a ceremony at the Deauville promenade
John Travolta is nominated for his portrayal of lawyer Robert Shapiro in The People Versus OJ Simpson (Lionel Cironneau/AP)

Meryl Streep, who will receive the Cecil B DeMille Award for career achievement, is nominated for best actress in a musical or comedy film for Florence Foster Jenkins.

The 74th Golden Globes will be hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon and take place at the Beverly Hilton on January 8.