The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominees, bright and early at the crack of dawn this morning, with Josh Duhamel, Katie Holmes and Blair Underwood on hand to do the honors.
The coveted prize honors choice stand-out work in the medium-rich arenas of both film & television.
Nominees in the Best Motion Picture-Drama category were noteworthy and included:
"The Fighter", "Black Swan," "Inception," "The King's Speech" and "The Social Network"
Nods also went to "Red", "Alice in Wonderland," "Burlesque," "The Kids Are All Right," and "The Tourist" in the ever-popular category of Best Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical.
"The King's Speech" - starring Colin Firth - earned a staggering seven nominations (beating out all the competition this year).
Highly-rated "Glee" also faired well with a bevy of noms, too (five in total).
Best nods for Television Series-Drama went to "Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Mad Men" and "The Walking Dead".
In the highly-competitive realm of - Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical -"30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Big C," "Glee," "Modern Family" and "Nurse Jackie" won out.
"I See the Light," a tune from the animated film "Tangled", was one of a handful of tunes selected for Best Original Song-Motion Picture score (Alan Menken & Glenn Slater musical artists).
Other catchy tunes were also nominated - such as - "Bound to You" ("Burlesque"), "Coming Home" ("Country Song"), "There's a Place for Us" ("Chronicles of Narnia") and "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" ("Burlesque").
Ricky Gervais will host the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards at a splashy red-carpet affair on January 16th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.