Skip to main contentSkip to footer

Golden Globes 2016: All you need to know

Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
January 6, 2016
Share this:

It's that time again! Awards season officially kicks off on Sunday with the 73rd Golden Globes, and we've got the lowdown on everything you need to know about the big night from the nominees to the guest presenters.

We'll be sharing all of the up-to-the-minute action on HELLO! Online throughout the night, but for now get a taste of what you can expect at the first big awards ceremony of 2016…

Where and When?

The 73rd Golden Globes ceremony will be hosted at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday 10 January.

RickyGervais © Photo: Getty Images

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes awards

Who's hosting?

Ricky Gervais is set to host the Golden Globes for the fourth time, taking over from previous hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Who's presenting?

A number of A-List names have been announced as guest presenters, including Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons. Joining the line-up are Mel Gibson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams, Kate Hudson, Kurt Russell, Jim Carrey, Helen Mirren, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jaimie Alexander, with more names yet to be announced.

Who are the nominees?

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

  • The Big Short
  • Joy
  • The Martian
  • Spy
  • Trainwreck

Best Motion Picture, Drama

  • Carol
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant
  • Room
  • Spotlight
EddieRedmayne © Photo: Getty Images

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander are nominated for their performances in The Danish Girl

Best Director, Motion Picture

  • Todd Haynes, Carol
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant
  • Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
  • George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Ridley Scott, The Martian

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

  • Cate Blanchett, Carol
  • Brie Larson, Room
  • Rooney Mara, Carol
  • Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
  • Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

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

  • Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
  • Melissa McCarthy, Spy
  • Amy Schumer, Trainwreck
  • Maggie Smith, The Lady in the Van
  • Lily Tomlin, Grandma
JenniferLawrence © Photo: Getty Images

 Jennifer Lawrence will go head-to-head with BFF Amy Schumer for the Best Actress award

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

  • Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
  • Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
  • Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
  • Will Smith, Concussion

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

  • Christian Bale, The Big Short
  • Steve Carell, The Big Short
  • Matt Damon, The Martian
  • Al Pacino, Danny Collins
  • Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear

Best Television Series, Drama

  • Empire, Fox
  • Game of Thrones, HBO
  • Mr. Robot, USA
  • Narcos, Netflix
  • Outlander, Starz

Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy

  • Casual, Hulu
  • Mozart in the Jungle, Amazon Video
  • Orange Is the New Black, Netflix
  • Silicon Valley, HBO
  • Transparent, Amazon Video
  • Veep, HBO
LadyGaga © Photo: Rex

Lady Gaga received her first Golden Globes nomination

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • American Crime, ABC
  • American Horror Story: Hotel, FX
  • Fargo, FX
  • Flesh and Bone, Starz
  • Wolf Hall, PBS

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama

  • Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
  • Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder
  • Eva Green, Penny Dreadful
  • Taraji P. Henson, Empire
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

  • Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Jamie Lee Curtis, Scream Queens
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
  • Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama

  • John Hamm, Mad Men
  • Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
  • Wagner Moura, Narcos
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

  • Aziz Ansari, Master of None
  • Gael García Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
  • Rob Lowe, The Grinder
  • Patrick Stewart, Blunt Talk
  • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

HELLO! Online will be providing live coverage of all the winners and red carpet news throughout the night. Follow @hellomag on Twitter for the latest news.

Sign up to HELLO Daily! for the best royal, celebrity and lifestyle coverage

By entering your details, you are agreeing to HELLO! Magazine User Data Protection Policy. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, please click here.

More TV and Film

See more