Golden Globes nominate ‘Spotlight,’ ‘The Revenant,’ ‘Carol,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ and ‘Room’ for best picture

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File- Leonardo DiCaprio, winner of Best Lead Actor for his role in "The Wolf of Wall Street" at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.

The 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards are scheduled to take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and will be telecast live on NBC on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), a group that represents journalists from 55 countries, presents the awards, which are in the fields of both television and motion pictures.

The motion picture awards were first presented in 1944. Awards for television were first presented in 1955.

The Golden Globes were not regularly broadcast on TV until the early 1980s.

As of January 2015, Meryl Streep is the actress with the most nominations – 29. She has 8 wins, also a record.

2016 Nominations (selected)

Best Motion Picture – Drama “Spotlight” “The Revenant” “Carol” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Room”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Cate Blanchett (“Carol”) Brie Larson (“Room”) Rooney Mara (“Carol”) Saoirse Ronan (“Brooklyn”) Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Bryan Cranston (“Trumbo”) Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”) Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) Michael Fassbender (“Steve Jobs”) Will Smith (“Concussion”)

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical “The Martian” “Trainwreck” “The Big Short” “Joy” “Spy”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Jennifer Lawrence (“Joy”) Melissa McCarthy (“Spy”) Amy Schumer (“Trainwreck”) Lily Tomlin (“Grandma”) Maggie Smith (“The Lady in the Van”)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Matt Damon (“The Martian”) Steve Carell (“The Big Short”) Christian Bale (“The Big Short”) Al Pacino (“Danny Collins”) Mark Ruffalo (“Infinitely Polar Bear”)

Best Director – Motion Picture Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”) Ridley Scott (“The Martian”) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“The Revenant”) George Miller (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) Todd Haynes (“Carol”)

Best Television Series – Drama “Empire” “Game of Thrones” “Mr. Robot” “Narcos” “Outlander”

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical “Casual” “Mozart in the Jungle” “Orange Is the New Black” “Silicon Valley” “Transparent” “Veep”

2015 Winners (selected):

Best Motion Picture – Drama “Boyhood”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Julianne Moore – “Still Alice”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Eddie Redmayne – “The Theory of Everything”

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Best Actress In A Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Amy Adams – “Big Eyes”

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical Michael Keaton – “Birdman”

Best Director – Motion Picture Richard Linklater – “Boyhood”

Best Television Series – Drama “The Affair”

Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical “Transparent”