12 Years a Slave leads Golden Globe nods

12 Years a Slave leads Golden Globe nods

Award season is underway and 12 years a slave is, so far, in the lead.

By (Reuters)

Published: Sun 15 Dec 2013, 12:04 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 5:44 AM

SLAVERY DRAMA 12 Years a Slave and 1970s con-artist caper American Hustle led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each.

In the coveted best drama category, 12 Years a Slave will compete against piracy tale Captain Phillips, space thriller Gravity, adoption drama Philomena, and race-car rivalry Rush.

American Hustle, was nominated for best comedy or musical, alongside computer-age romance Her, folk singer tale Inside Llewyn Davis, heartland ode Nebraska and financial tale The Wolf of Wall Street.

Nebraska won five Golden Globe nominations overall, including best actor in a comedy or musical for Bruce Dern. Captain Phillips and Gravity each secured four nominations.

The Golden Globes will be handed out on January 12 in Beverly Hills.

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