Golden Globes Nominations 2012: 'The Artist' Leads With Six; 'The Help' & 'The Descendants' Claim Five

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Dec. 15 2011, Published 4:39 a.m. ET

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The 69th Annual Golden Globes nominees were announced this morning and some of the biggest SAG Award snubs have earned their recognition now!

Ryan Gosling snagged two Golden Globe nominations and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo wasn't overlooked either.

And take a look at the nominees for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama! Is that not the hottest category you've ever seen?

As for TV, New Girl earned a nomination and American Horror Story made more of a presence to keep fans happy.

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However, the leaders of the nominations are The Artist with six and The Help and The Descendants tied with five.


The nominees were announced this morning on Today by Gerard Butler, Sofia Vergara, Rashida Jones and Woody Harrelson.

Gerard announced the nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama and the press joked, "Did you leave one name off of there?"

"It's so weird," Gerard joked.

Watch a clip of the Golden Globes being announced and check out the full list, below!

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Picture, Drama:

The Descendants

The Help


The Ides of March


War Horse

Picture, Musical or Comedy:


The Artist


Midnight in Paris

My Week with Marilyn

Actor, Drama:

George Clooney, The Descendants

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Leonard DiCaprio, J. Edgar

Michael Fassbender, Shame

Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Actress, 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


Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

George Clooney, The Ides of March

Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Alexander Payne, The Descendants

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Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Actor, 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

Actress, Musical or Comedy:

Jodie Foster, Carnage

Charlize Theron, Young Adult

Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids

Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn

Kate Winslet, Carnage

Supporting Actor:

Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn

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Albert Brooks, Drive

Jonah Hill, Moneyball

Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method

Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Supporting Actress:

Berenice Bejo, The Artist

Jessica Chastain, The Help

Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer, The Help

Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Foreign Language:

The Flowers of War

In the Land of Blood and Honey

The Kid with a Bike

A Separation

The Skin I Live In

Animated Film:

The Adventures of Tintin

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Arthur Christmas

Cars 2

Puss in Boots



Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris

George Clooney, Grand Heslov, Beau Willimon, The Ides of March

Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Alexander Payne, Nat Faxwon, Jim Rash, The Descendants

Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Moneyball

Original Score:

Ludovic Bource, The Artist

Abel Korzeniowski, W.E.

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Howard Shore, Hugo

Woody Harrelson
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John Williams, War Horse

Original Song:

"Hello Hello" (music by Elton John, lyrics by Bernie Taupin), Gnomeo & Juliet

"The Keeper" (music and lyrics by Chris Cornell), Machine Gun Preacher

"Lay Your Head Down" (music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Glenn Close), Albert Nobbs

"The Living Proof" (music by Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason Jr., lyrics by Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason Jr., Damon Thomas), The Help

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"Masterpiece" (music and lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry), W.E.



Series, Drama:

American Horror Story, FX

Boardwalk Empire, HBO

Boss, Starz

Game of Thrones, HBO

Homeland, Showtime

Actor, Drama:

Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Kelsey Grammer, Boss

Jeremy Irons, The Borgias

Damian Lewis, Homeland

Actress, Drama:

Claire Danes, Homeland

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Mireille Enos, The Killing

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

Madeleine Stowe, Revenge

Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Series, Musical or Comedy:

Enlightened, HBO

Episodes, Showtime

Glee, Fox

Modern Family, ABC

New Girl, Fox

Actress, Musical or Comedy:

Laura Dern, Enlightened

Zooey Deschanel, New Girl

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

Laura Linney, The Big C

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Actor, Musical or Comedy:

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

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David Duchovny, Californication

Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory

Thomas Jane, Hung

Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Miniseries or Movie:

Cinema Verite, HBO

Downton Abbey (Masterpiece), PBS

The Hour, BBC America

Mildred Pierce, HBO

Too Big to Fail, HBO.

Actress, Miniseries or Movie:

Romola Garai, The Hour

Diane Lane, Cinema Verite

Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult

Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

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Actor, Miniseries or Movie:

Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

Idris Elba, Luther

William Hurt, Too Big to Fail

Bill Nighy, Page Eight (Masterpiece)

Dominic West, The Hour

Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie:

Jessica Lange, American Horror Story

Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey (Masterpiece)

Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie:

Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail

Guy Pierce, Mildred Pierce

Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite

Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family


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