The 2019 Golden Globes' nominees have been announced and Caitriona Balfe has been nominated for the Best Actress - Television Series Drama award for the fourth year in a row.

The Dublin-born actress plays Claire Fraser in the Starz drama series Outlander, for which she has won two People's Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards, and an Irish Film and Television Award. She has yet to win a Golden Globe - maybe it'll be fourth time lucky!

The other nominations for best actress in a drama TV series are Elisabeth Moss for The Handmaids Tale, Sandra Oh for Killing Eve, Julia Roberts for Homecoming and Keri Russell in The Americans.

The historical period comedy-drama The Favourite, co-produced by Irish company Element Pictures, has been nominated in the Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy category.

The Favourite, co-produced by Element Pictures, nominated for five Golden Globes

Also nominated in that category are Crazy Rich Asians, Mary Poppins Returns, Vice and Green Book. Olivia Colman, who stars in The Favourite, has been nominated for the best actress in a comedy or musical prize.

Colman will be up against Emily Blunt for Mary Poppins Returns, Charlize Theron for Tully, Constance Wu for Crazy Rich Asians and Elsie Fisher for Eighth Grade.

In total, The Favourite received five nominations: Best Motion Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress (Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz both getting a nod).

Bohemian Rhapsody

Elsewhere, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, If Beale Street Could Talk and A Star Is Born have all been nominated for the best drama motion picture award.

Bradley Cooper, Lucas Hedges, Willem Dafoe, Rami Malek and John David Washington will all be hoping to take home the best performance by an actor in a motion picture award, for which they are all nominated.

Rosamund Pike has been nominated in the leading actress in a drama category for playing Marie Colvin in A Private War.

She will compete with Glenn Close for The Wife, Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born, Nicole Kidman for Destroyer and Melissa McCarthy for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

A Star is Born

Lady Gaga has also been nominated for a Golden Globe for best original song for Shallow from A Star Is Born, which she co-wrote with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.

She will compete against Troye Sivan for Revelation from Boy Erased, Annie Lennox for Requiem For A Private War from A Private War, Girl In The Movies by Dolly Parton for Dumplin' and All The Stars by Kendrick Lamar from Black Panther

The nominations for best director are Bradley Cooper for A Star Is Born, Alfonso Cuaron for Roma, Peter Farrelly for Green Book, Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman and Adam McKay for Vice.

Hugh Grant

Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Grant will go head to head as both were nominated in the category of best performance by an actor in a limited series or motion picture made for television.

Cumberbatch was recognised for his leading part in Patrick Melrose while Grant got a nod for A Very English Scandal.

They are up against Darren Criss in American Crime Story: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace and Daniel Bruhl in The Alienest.

In the actress category for  best performance in a limited series or motion picture made for television, Amy Adams will go up against Patricia Arquette, Connie Britton, Laura Dern and Regina King.


Kristen Bell is nominated for best performance by an actress in a TV series in the musical or comedy category, alongside Candice Bergen, Alison Brie, Rachel Brosnahan and Debra Messing.

The Americans, Bodyguard, Homecoming, Killing Eve and Pose have all been nominated in the best drama television series category.

The nominations, presented by Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann and Christian Slater were announced at a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Thursday.

The 2019 Golden Globes, which will be hosted by Killing Eve star Sandra Oh and Brooklyn Nine-Nine comedian Andy Samberg, will take place in Los Angeles on January 6.