Oscar nominations: Who’s up for the top gongs at the 89th Academy Awards

La La Land leads the way at the Oscars including nominations for leading stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling

IT’S awards season and the next big bash is the Oscars.

Today, the Academy announced the nominees ahead of the event on February 26.

Musical La La Land leads the way with an incredible 14 nominations – equalling the record set by Titanic and All About Eve.

And Meryl Streep became the most nominated actress in history, named alongside La La Land’s Emma Stone, Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Ruth Negga (Loving) and Natalie Portman (Jackie) in the best actress category for her performance in Florence Foster Jenkins.

British actor Andrew Garfield has been nominated for best actor for his role in Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge.

Garfield will go up against Ryan Gosling, who is nominated for La La Land and Casey Affleck, nominated for Manchester By The Sea.

They are joined by Denzel Washington, who is nominated for Fences and Viggo Mortensen, nominated for Captain Fantastic.

Meanwhile, Dev Patel has been nominated for his first Oscar for his supporting role in Lion.

The Slumdog Millionaire star plays a young man separated from his family using Google Earth to find his way home.

He is nominated in the best supporting actor category alongside Mahershala Ali for Moonlight, Jeff Bridges for Hell Or High Water, Lucas Hedges for Manchester By The Sea and Michael Shannon for Nocturnal Animals.

 

Naomie Harris has landed her first Oscar nomination in the supporting actress category for her role as a drug addict in Moonlight.

She is nominated alongside Viola Davis, who has been recognised for her role in Fences, Michelle Williams for Manchester By The Sea, Nicole Kidman who is nominated for Lion and Octavia Spencer for Hidden Figures.

 

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