Lady Gaga nominated for best actress at Golden Globes
LOS ANGELES: Lady Gaga’s performance in A Star is Born has landed her a best actress nomination at the Golden Globes.
Bradley Cooper is also nominated for his direction of and performance in the musical remake.
Olivia Colman is also up for a best actress award for The Favourite, for which Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are also recognised.
Rosamund Pike is nominated for best actress in a film drama, alongside Lady Gaga, for her role in A Private War.
Colman, meanwhile, will compete for the best actress in a film musical or comedy award with Claire Foy is up for a supporting acting award, alongside Rachel Weisz, for the Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, as is Richard E Grant for literary comedy Can You Ever Forgive Me?.
Grant said he was ‘‘astonished and stunned’’ to receive his first Golden Globe nomination. Foy, who plays Armstrong’s wife Janet, said it was ‘‘an honour’’ to be shortlisted a third time.
There are also TV nominations for Benedict Cumberbatch (for Patrick Melrose), Westworld’s
Thandie Newton and Sacha Baron Cohen, in contention for his satirical series Who is America?.