SNUB: Nicholas Braun, Succession
While Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin and Jeremy Strong earned nominations in the Best Television Male Actor – Drama Series category and his costar Matthew Macfadyen nabbed one in the Best Supporting Male Actor - Television category for the fourth and final season of the HBO drama, the 35-year-old did not get a nod for his role as scene-stealer Cousin Greg.
SURPRISE: Meryl Streep, Only Murders in the Building
This nomination may not be all that much of a surprise to Only Murders in the Building viewers, as she undoubtedly stole the show during season three, leading her to land a nomination in the Best Supporting Female Actor – Television category. With Meryl’s groundbreaking nod this year, she continues to hold the record for the most Golden Globes nominations ever with a career total of 33.
SNUB: America Ferrera, Barbie
Despite taking center stage in Barbie World alongside Margot Robbie, Ariana Greenblatt, Ryan Gosling and more, America was notably absent from the Best Supporting Female Actor - Motion Picture category.
SURPRISE: Jennifer Lawrence, No Hard Feelings
Of course, the Academy Award winner had no hard feelings when she learned she scored a nomination for Best Female Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy. In fact, she expressed her shock in a statement to E! News: “I had so much fun making No Hard Feelings, it almost feels wrong to accept such an honor—but I will!!!”
SNUB: Ayo Edebiri, Bottoms
The 28-year-old was predicted to be a contender for Best Actress in a Leading Role- Comedy/Musical for her performance in the teen comedy film. However, she did still score her first-ever nomination this year for Best Television Female Actor - Musical/Comedy Series for her role in The Bear.
SURPRISE: Elizabeth Olsen, Love and Death
Though her performance in the biographical crime miniseries was snubbed when it came to the 2023 Emmy nominations, Elizabeth’s portrayal as Candy Montgomery was recognized in the Best Female Actor - Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion Picture category.
SNUB: Tom Hiddleston, Loki
The Marvel star was expected to land in the universe of Golden Globes nominations for his gripping performance as lead actor in Disney+’s Loki.
SURPRISE: Taylor Swift, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour
Say you’ll remember this: The 12-time Grammy winner’s Eras Tour film nabbed in a nomination for Cinematic and Box Office Achievement, facing off against the likes of Barbie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, John Wick: Chapter 4, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1, Oppenheimer, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
SNUB: Taraji P. Henson, The Color Purple
Though costar Fantasia Barrino earned a nod for her role as Celie in the musical film, Taraji’s critically-acclaimed performance as Shug Avery did not earn a nomination.
SURPRISE: Selena Gomez, Only Murders in the Building
The “Same Old Love” singer has another nomination in the building, earning a nod for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Comedy Or Musical for her role in the Hulu series.