15/12/2011 16:27 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Golden Globes 2012 Nominations

While we've only just got over the first wave of nominations after the SAG Awards contenders were announced yesterday, the hot list for the Charlize Theron and Michelle Williams for the Best Actress in a Motion Picture award, while George Clooney has been picked for Best Actor, along with Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt and Leonardo Di Caprio. We're sure girls will be swooning when the camera pans through the names in that category.

Take a look below to see who else made nominations list and yes, Downton Abbey made it...

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brendan Gleeson, The Guard
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50
Ryan Gosling, Crazy, Stupid, Love
Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage

Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio, J Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
The Artist
Midnight in Paris
My Week with Marilyn

Best TV Movie or Mini-series
Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail

See the full list of this year's nominations at the Golden Globes site.