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The 2016 Golden Globe nominees were announced this morning, and Idris Elba is lit.

The British bae is up for Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In Any Motion Picture for his intense portrayal of Commandant in ‘Beasts Of Not Nation,’ and Best Performance By An Actor In A Limited Series Or Motion Picture For Television for his smooth role as ‘Luther.’

Will Smith may win a statue for his authentic performance in ConcussionSmith secured the Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture nod along with Leonardo Dicaprio‘The Revenant’ actor is a heavy contender, since some critics are saying next year may be his year.

In the Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Series, Uzo Adbua and Regina King earned nominations for Netflix hit series Orange Is The New Black and breakout drama American Crime, respectively.

Selma star David Oyelowo grabbed the nod for his role in Nightingale. 

As we know, the Golden Globe nominations usually preclude an Oscar nomination–so odds are looking good for Will & Idris!

Next year’s award season is glittered with #blackexcellence all over the place. We can’t wait to see who wins!


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