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La La Land, Moonlight and Hacksaw Ridge to compete for top Golden Globes awards

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling also picked up nominations for leading actress and actor in a musical or comedy.

Movies including La La Land, Moonlight and Hacksaw Ridge will compete for the top film prizes at the 2017 Golden Globes.

The musical, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, has been nominated for the Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy prize alongside Deadpool, Florence Foster Jenkins, Sing Street, and 20th Century Women, while Moonlight and Hacksaw Ridge are up for the Best Motion Picture – Drama as well as Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Hell or High Water.

Manchester by the Sea's Casey Affleck, who won the best actor Critics' Choice Award on Sunday (11Dec16), could continue his streak after scoring a mention in the movie drama category but he will face off against British actor Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Denzel Washington (Fences), Joel Edgerton (Loving) and Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic).

Nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama include Natalie Portman for Jackie, Ruth Negga for Loving, Amy Adams for Arrival, Miss Sloane's Jessica Chastain and Isabelle Huppert for Elle.

La La Land's Stone and Gosling also score acting mentions in the musical or comedy categories. Gosling will compete against Colin Farrell (The Lobster), Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins), Jonah Hill (War Dogs) and Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) and Stone will do battle with Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins), Annette Bening (20th Century Women), Lily Collins (Rules Don't Apply) and Hailee Steinfeld (The Edge of Seventeen).

In the TV categories, dramas The Crown, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, This is Us and Westworld landed nominations while Atlanta, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, Veep and Black-ish scored mentions for musical or comedy.

The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story came high in the mentions for TV movie or limited series with acting nominations for its stars Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Courtney B. Vance, as well as The Night Manager and its actors Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman. Other nominees for best limited series or TV movie include The Night Of, American Crime and The Dresser.

Meryl Streep was previously announced as the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for career achievement.

The nominations were announced by Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Monday (12Dec16).

The 74th annual Golden Globes, hosted by talk show host Jimmy Fallon, are set to take place at the same hotel on 8 January (17).

The movie nominations are as follows:

Best Motion Picture – Drama:

Moonlight

Hacksaw Ridge

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Hell or High Water

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy:

La La Land

Deadpool

Florence Foster Jenkins

Sing Street

20th Century Women

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama:

Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge

Denzel Washington - Fences

Joel Edgerton - Loving

Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama:

Natalie Portman - Jackie

Ruth Negga - Loving

Amy Adams - Arrival

Jessica Chastain - Miss Sloane

Isabelle Huppert - Elle

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

Colin Farrell - The Lobster

Ryan Gosling - La La Land

Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill - War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool

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

Emma Stone - La La Land

Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins

Annette Bening - 20th Century Women

Lily Collins - Rules Don't Apply

Hailee Steinfeld - The Edge of Seventeen

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture:

Mahershala Ali - Moonlight

Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water

Simon Helberg - Florence Foster Jenkins

Dev Patel - Lion

Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Nocturnal Animals

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

Viola Davis - Fences

Naomie Harris - Moonlight

Nicole Kidman - Lion

Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea

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