GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: Idris Elba, Chiwetel Ejiofor, 'Downton Abbey' Lead British Field For Awards Ceremony 2014

Brits have made their usual impact on the Golden Globe nominations, with Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor each collecting two nods, and 'Downton Abbey', Janet McTeer, Michael Sheen and Steve Coogan all in the running for this year's awards.

Elba and Ejiofor have both been nominated twice in the same categories, once in the Lead Actor in A Motion Picture - Drama category - Elba for 'Mandela' and Ejiofor for '12 Years a Slave' - and in the Lead Actor in A TV Series - Elba as Luther, Ejiofor for 'Dancing on the Edge'.

Idris Elba as Mandela

British ladies also dominate the Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama category, with Kate Winslet, Dame Judi Dench and Emma Thompson taking three of the five spots.

The Globes, which are handed out by the Foreign Press Association in Hollywood, never fail to notice British triumphs on both small and big screens and this year has proved no exception.

Chiwetel Ejiofor in '12 Years A Slave'

'Downton Abbey' gets another nod this year in the TV Series section, along with new addition 'The White Queen'.

Details coming in now. Check back for full details. FULL NOMINATION LIST BELOW.

Brits to pick up nominations include:

In Film...

Christian Bale, for his role in 'American Hustle'

Idris Elba for his role as Nelson Mandela in 'Mandela Long Walk to Freedom'

Chiwetel Ejiofor, in '12 Years a Slave'

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, for the screenplay to 'Philomena'

Paul Greengrass, for directing 'Captain Phillips'

U2 and Coldplay both being nominated for Best Song, U2 for 'Ordinary Love' ('Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom') and Coldplay for 'Atlas' ('Hunger Games: Catching Fire')

Brits in the Television categories...

Michael Sheen, for 'Masters of Sex'

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 'Dancing on the Edge'

Idris Elba, 'Luther'

Helena Bonham Carter, 'Burton and Taylor'

Rebecca Ferguson, 'The White Queen'

Helen Mirren, 'Phil Spector'

Janet McTeer, for 'The White Queen'

Best Motion Picture – Drama

'12 Years A Slave'

"Captain Phillips'




Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

'American Hustle'


'Inside Llewyn Davis'


'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

Chiwetel Ejiofor, '12 Years A Slave'

Idris Elba, 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

Tom Hanks, 'Captain Phillips'

Matthew McConaughey, 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Robert Redford, 'All Is Lost'

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

Christian Bale, 'American Hustle'

Bruce Dern, 'Nebraska'

Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Oscar Isaac, 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Joaquin Phoenix, 'Her'

Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama

Cate Blanchett, 'Blue Jasmine'

Sandra Bullock, 'Gravity'

Judi Dench, 'Philomena'

Emma Thompson, 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Kate Winslet, 'Labor Day'

Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

Amy Adams, 'American Hustle'

Julie Delpy, 'Before Midnight'

Greta Gerwig, 'Frances Ha'

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 'Enough Said'

Meryl Streep, 'August: Osage County'

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, 'Captain Phillips'

Daniel Bruhl, 'Rush'

Bradley Cooper, 'American Hustle'

Michael Fassbender, '12 Years A Slave'

Jared Leto, 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Best Supporting Actress

Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine'

Jennifer Lawrence, 'American Hustle'

Lupita Nyong'o, '12 Years A Slave'

Julia Roberts, 'August: Osage County'

June Squibb, 'Nebraska'

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, 'Gravity'

Paul Greengrass, 'Captain Phillips'

Steve McQueen, '12 Years A Slave'

Alexander Payne, 'Nebraska'

David O. Russell, 'American Hustle'

Best Screenplay

Spike Jonze, 'Her'

Bob Nelson, 'Nebraska'

Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, 'Philomena'

John Ridley, '12 Years A Slave'

Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, 'American Hustle'

Best Original Score

'All Is Lost'

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'


'The Book Thief'

'12 Years A Slave'

Best Original Song

'Atlas,' Coldplay (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire')

'Let It Go,' Idina Menzel ("Frozen')

'Ordinary Love,' U2 ('Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom')

'Please Mr. Kennedy,' Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake and Adam Driver ("Inside Llewyn Davis')

'Sweet Than Fiction,' Taylor Swift ('One Chance')

Best Foreign Language Film

'Blue is the Warmest Color'

"The Great Beauty'

'The Hunt'

"The Past'

'The Wind Rises'

Best Animated Feature Film

'The Croods'

'Despicable Me 2'


The Golden Globes will take place on 12 January, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

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